Program speakers


Susheela Peres da Costa 

Principal – The Stewardship Centre

Susheela is Principal at the Stewardship Centre, and a director on the boards of the Nature Conservation Council of NSW, Beyond Zero Emissions, and US-based think tank, The Shareholder Commons.  She was chair / deputy chair of RIAA from 2012-2022.

She has been advising financial institutions on responsible investment and sustainable markets governance, strategy, and implementation since 2006.  Her clients include some of the world’s largest banks, pension funds, wealth advisers and asset managers, and major global responsible investment organisations such as the UN-backed Principles for Responsible Investment; focussing on building institutional capacity to discriminate real from illusory impact.

Her previous roles included leading Regnan’s advisory and its stewardship programs.