Simon O'Connor

Chief Executive Officer

Responsible Investment Association Australasia

Simon O'Connor

Simon is a pioneer in ethical and responsible investing in Australasia and globally. He has guided the field's extraordinary growth and influence over the past decade and works tirelessly to unite traditionally disparate sectors. As RIAA's CEO, Simon has played an instrumental role in developing the sustainable finance ecosystem, growing RIAA from a small membership-base to one that now boasts over 450 members managing over $40 trillion in assets. Simon spearheaded the establishment of the Australian Sustainable Finance Initiative; an unprecedented collaboration of 80+ organisations, to help shape an Australian economy that prioritises human wellbeing, social equity and environmental protection.