About the University of Leicester

Rishi Madlani

Rishi MadlaniRishi is UK Head of Sustainability for Investec which encompasses Investec’s approach to climate and sustainable finance, driving delivery on their Net Zero commitments and overseeing their CSR activities.

Outside the bank Rishi serves as an elected local Councillor and chairs the Pensions Committee. The fund is a Local Government Pension Scheme and won a LAPF Award for its innovative approach to ESG. He is also Shareholder Chair of the LCIV, representing c. £30bn of Local Government Pensions.

In this voluntary work, Rishi helped establish Foxes Pride, the LGBT+ supporters association for Leicester City Football Club and is the Co-Chair of Pride in Football the umbrella group of LGBT+ fan groups which seeks to improve LGBT+ experiences around football.

Rishi is also elected to the board of the UK Sustainable Investment and Finance Association and serves on the board of UK100, the network of local government leaders supporting climate leadership and action.

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