Anne Richards CBE CVO

Chief Executive, M&G Investments

Anne is the Chief Executive at M&G Investments, and until recently was the Chief Investment Officer and executive director of Aberdeen Asset Management, a FTSE 100 company.

She began her career as a research fellow at CERN, the European Organisation for Nuclear Research, moving into investments in 1992.

Her career has included research analysis, portfolio management and global asset allocation. A graduate of University of Edinburgh and INSEAD, Anne is a Chartered Engineer and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment.

She is a FN100 Women in Finance, a member of the Board of Leaders of 2020 Women on Boards and is the recipient of the 100 Women in Hedge Funds 2014 European Industry Leadership Award.

In June 2014 Anne was appointed a Commander of the Royal Victorian Order (CVO) and was awarded a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) for services to Financial Services and the Voluntary sector in December 2014.

Anne also holds various non-executive positions.