LONDON, 18 September 2013 – The Principles for Responsible Investment Initiative (PRI) today announced that two new members had joined its Advisory Council following its annual signatory elections.
Colin Melvin, CEO, Hermes Equity Ownership Services (Hermes EOS), and Peter Webster, CEO, EIRIS, were elected to the two non-asset owner positions open for election this year. Niels Erik Petersen, CIO, Unipension, was re-elected to the position reserved for a European asset owner, which he has held since the Advisory Council was assembled in 2011.
The new Advisory Council members replace Ann Byrne, CEO, Australian Council of Superannuation Investors (ACSI), and Melissa Brown, Partner, Daobridge Capital Ltd, who are stepping down after completing their terms. Council members can serve up to three consecutive three-year terms.
Further information is available in this media release.