About the University of Leicester

Rishi Madlani

Rishi MadlaniRishi is head of Climate and Sustainable Finance for NatWest Group which encompasses the bank’s activities supporting the bank and its customers transition to a lower carbon economy. The bank has announced a target of £100bn of funding and financing to support climate and sustainable finance.

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. £45bn of Local Government Pensions. He also is the Camden LGBT+ Champion.

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. He is also a trustee of Opening Doors, the older people's LGBT+ charity.

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