Venetia Bell

Venetia Bell

Group Chief Sustainability Officer and Head of Strategy at GIB (Gulf International Bank) Asset Management

Venetia is the Group Chief Sustainability Officer, and Head of Strategy at GIB Asset Management.

Venetia has the overall responsibility for GIB’s sustainability efforts, providing strategic direction, deep expertise, and developing a leading-edge ESG product suite.

As Head of Strategy at GIB Asset Management, Venetia has overall responsibility for devising and implementing the company’s strategy of succeeding through scaling and mobilising capital in support of sustainable investment strategies. She is also responsible for Governance and Communication.

Venetia joined GIB Asset Management from the Bank of England where, most recently, she was Deputy to the Chief Operating Officer. In 2017, Venetia was named one of Management Today’s 35 Women Under 35. She is an alumna of the Mentoring Foundation and a fellow of the Forward Institute. She is a Certified Investment Fund Director, and a Trustee of two charities.  Venetia graduated with an MSc in Economics from the London School of Economics and an MA degree in Economics from the University of Cambridge.