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Richard Manley

Richard Manley

CSO, CPP Investments

As Chief Sustainability Officer, Richard is responsible for CPP Investments’ approach to sustainability at the enterprise level. He works with our Chief Executive Officer, Chief Investment Officer, and Chief Financial Officer to ensure a global, cross-enterprise approach to sustainability-related risks and opportunities that contribute to superior long-term returns.  

Prior to joining CPP Investments in 2019, Richard spent 18 years at Goldman Sachs, where he served most recently as the Global Head of Thematic Equity and ESG Research, and Co-Head of EMEA Equity Research. Previously, he held senior positions at Merrill Lynch, Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette, and Paribas Capital Markets. 

Richard is Chair of the International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB) Investor Advisory Group, a member of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) and the UK’s Transition Plan Taskforce (TPT). He is also a frequent contributor of novel thought leadership to CPP Investments Insights Institute. 

Richard holds a Graduado Superior/BA (Hons) in European Business Administration from ICADE in Madrid.