Maria Larsson Ortino
Global ESG Manager, Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM)
Maria is responsible for LGIM’s global engagement and voting activities within the Investment Stewardship team, covering in particular the pharma, biotech, medtech, health services, tobacco and chemicals sectors. She leads the Team’s health theme and is member of the 2021 Expert Committee for the AMR Benchmark. Maria joined LGIM in 2019 from Newton Investment Management where she was a Consultant Responsible Investment Analyst. Prior to that, she took a career break, headed up the research team at a start-up corporate governance data company, served as a corporate governance analyst within State Street Global Advisors’ governance team and as an analyst within the IVIS team, Investment Association. She started her corporate governance career at PIRC, a proxy advisor, in 2007. Maria graduated from Queen Mary College, University of London with an LLB (hons), and has a Master’s Degree from the Graduate Institute of International Studies, University of Geneva, Switzerland.