Deputy Chief Responsible Investment Officer
Church of England Pensions Board
Dr Stephen Barrie is Deputy Chief Responsible Investment Officer at the Church of England Pensions Board, where he works across the Board’s investment stewardship activities. He is Director of the Investor Mining and Tailings Safety Initiative, a trustee director of the Church Investors Group and co-chair of one of the working groups of the UN convened Net Zero Asset Owner’s Alliance. He previously served as Secretary to the Ethical Investment Advisory Group, which advises the three Church of England Investing Bodies (combined AUM of approx. £12 billion) on ethical investment.
Before working for the Church of England he was a Fellow at the UK’s Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology, and a member of staff (now on the governing board) of the Anscombe Bioethics Centre, Oxford. His academic background is in Applied Moral Philosophy and Christian Ethics, and he holds a PhD in philosophy from King’s College London on the topic of ethics, intentions, and side effects.