Karoline Herms

Karoline is part of LGIM’s Investment Stewardship team as sector lead for the Financials sector, as well as sharing specialist responsibility for LGIM’s responses to company engagement request on executive pay proposals. Karoline joined LGIM in 2020 from Boudicca, a specialist proxy solicitation and corporate governance advisory firm, where she was Senior Corporate Governance Consultant advising both investors and corporates on best practice, shareholder voting and engagement during her four-year stay. Prior to that, she managed UK research teams at the Investment Association and Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS), involved in the analysis and engagement on company proposals in the areas of director elections, pay, M&A and activism, and shareholder rights and regulation. Karoline holds a degree in Business Studies and an MA in Corporate Governance, as well as having graduated with ICSA (now CGI).