Gordon Hagart

Gordon, who is based in Europe, advises and represents Ownership Matters on projects outside Australia.

He has extensive experience in the financial services industry, with a focus on corporate and investment governance. Most recently he was CEO of the Australian Council of Superannuation Investors (ACSI), based in Melbourne. ACSI provides governance research and ownership services to Australian and international pension funds managing more than $1.8 trillion on behalf of 18 million fund members.

Prior to leading ACSI, Gordon was Head of ESG Risk Management at the Future Fund, the Australian Government’s $130 billion sovereign wealth fund. His other experience includes working for the United Nations Environment Programme in Geneva, where he played a key role in creating the UN-backed Principles for Responsible Investment. Gordon was also employed as an investment consultant in Zurich, and as an investment banking analyst with Greenhill & Co. in London.

In addition to his executive roles, Gordon is a member of the board of the Australian Government’s Antarctic Climate & Ecosystems Cooperative Research Centre.

He holds Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in geophysics from the University of Cambridge, United Kingdom.