Bob Welsh is the Executive Director of Sustainability Advisers and has over 30 years of experience in business strategy including roles as Chairperson, Director, Chief Executive and a member of various executive teams. Formerly founding Chief Executive of VicSuper, now one of Australia’s fastest growing multi-employer public offer superannuation funds, Bob is a world renowned leader in sustainable investing and in placing sustainability at the core of business strategy.
Bob was the founding Chairperson of the Investor Group on Climate Change Australia and New Zealand and is a pioneer in fostering the development of low-carbon investment strategies. His work in this area was recognized internationally when he was awarded the annual Sustainability Leadership Pioneer Award in Zurich, Switzerland. In 2007 Bob was recognised by the United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative for his outstanding contribution within the pension funds sector.
Bob holds a Bachelor of Economics and a Diploma of Financial Planning, and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia.