Course leader profile
Our course leaders bring a unique wealth of insights and practical knowledge from within the financial industry and wider business community, including corporate governance, sustainability, and investments.
Prior to launching Impactive Associates in 2017, Mais spent over 14 years working in responsible investment in the City. Her experience includes leading the ESG integration and research programme at one of the UK's leading asset management firms, Hermes Investment Management. She has advised some of the world's most prominent pension funds on stewardship, and represented them in board-level engagements with listed corporations in Europe and Emerging Markets. She also worked with policy makers to develop and promote best practice on issues such as climate change, shareholder rights, and corporate governance. Mais’ expertise also includes integrated reporting and developing quantitative and qualitative ESG research tools.
Mais holds a Masters in Diplomatic Studies from the University of Westminster and a BA (Hons) in Economics, International Business and French from the University of Surrey. She is fluent in French, Spanish and Arabic. She is a Committee member of the Institute of Directors' Young Director's Forum (IoD YDF) and a member of Women in Business and Finance.