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Meet the Trustees

Dame Elizabeth Corley, DBE

Dame Elizabeth Corley's career has been in financial services. She was CEO of Allianz Global Investors, initially for Europe and then globally, from 2005–16. She continued to act as an advisor to the company in various capacities until the end of 2019. Previously, Corley was at Merrill Lynch Investment Managers (formerly Mercury Asset Management), Coopers & Lybrand, where she was a Consulting Partner, and at Sun Alliance. 

She's a Non-Executive Director of Pearson PLC, BAE Systems PLC and Morgan Stanley Inc. 

Corley is Chair of the Impact Investing Institute; serves on the investment committee of the Leverhulme Trust; is a member of the CFA Future of Finance Council, AQR Asset Management Institute Advisory Council, the Committee of 200 and the 300 Club.  

She was awarded a CBE in January 2015 and a DBE in June 2019 for services to the economy and financial services.

In 2016 Corley received an honorary doctorate from the London Institute of Banking and Finance (formerly the IFS University College) and in June 2019 she was made an honorary fellow of the London Business School.  

She's a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and is also a published author of crime thrillers.