Director of ESG, Europe, RBC Brewin Dolphin
Tom Blathwayt is Director of ESG, Europe at RBC, a role which supports the evolution and implementation of RBC's European ESG strategy. He chairs the RBC Brewin Dolphin Stewardship Committee. He previously led the team responsible for defining and overseeing the implementation of RBC Brewin Dolphin’s approach to sustainability and responsible investment. This included driving the development of ESG and responsible investment propositions, shaping engagement and stewardship activities, and chairing the ESG Investment Forum. Tom has 20 years experience advising corporates, investors and policy makers on strategy and sustainability, across Europe, Africa and Asia. He was a founding member of Monitor’s Inclusive Markets practice, and from 2013 to 2016 lived in India where he co-led the Mumbai office. He has cross-sectoral expertise across FMCG, retail, tech, energy, transportation, oil and gas and packaging/ recycling. He has an undergraduate degree in modern languages from Cambridge and an MPA from Harvard.