sustain social 2023 summit conference

Sam Mahtani

Sustainability and Investment Advisor, Alpha ESG Consulting

Sam is the founder of Alpha ESG Consulting Ltd, an Independent Sustainability and Investment Advisory firm, helping charities, foundations, and fund management firms with their approach to investing sustainably. He is an Advisory Board Member for the government backed 'Be the Business' board scheme helping advise and mentor small business entrepreneurs in the UK. He also sits on the investment committee of a leading animal welfare charity in the UK. Sam is passionate about sustainable investing and has spent the past twelve years identifying high quality companies that help provide solutions to some of the big challenges in the world such as ageing populations and climate change. He has a total of over thirty years of investment experience and prior to founding Alpha ESG he was Portfolio Manager for Columbia Threadneedle Investments managing a total of USD2bn across sustainable emerging market strategies, conducting research and investing client assets for capital growth. He has a wealth of knowledge in sustainability and investing, having been involved in the launch of the Columbia Threadneedle Responsible Emerging Markets Strategy in 2010. This was a pioneering strategy at that time and Sam has been on the journey of investing with a sustainable lens and seen the evolution of the impact investment industry. In 1993 Sam was instrumental in launching the top performing BMO India fund which was one of the first offshore Indian funds available for foreign investors. In 2007 the fund was ranked one of the best performing funds globally by the Financial Times in that year. Sam started his career at the Royal Bank of Scotland Plc as Senior Bank Officer in the corporate trusts division. Sam is an Associate of the Institute of Financial Services and a member of the CFA Society in the UK.


  The Auditorium   
  2:00pm - 2:50pm