Lisa Hayles

Lisa Hayles, Institutional Investment Services, Boston Common Asset Management


Lisa works closely with members of the investment team to liaise with existing institutional clients—as well as support the development of new relationships with investors and consultants. She is responsible for client relationship management and business development focusing on foundations, endowments and their consultants. She coordinates Boston Common's shareowner engagement work around inclusion- focusing on dialogues with portfolio companies and policy initiatives supporting gender equality in the workplace. Lisa serves on the institutional investors committee of the Thirty Percent Coalition, a national non-profit committed to raising the number of women, including women of color, on public company boards across the U.S.  She also serves as a resource person on responsible investment issues with the Executive Committee of the Intentional Endowment's Network, and Confluence Philanthropy's Asset Owner Working Group. Previously, she was head of Client Services (North America) for EIRIS, a non-profit ESG research firm headquartered in London.

 A native of Toronto, Canada, Lisa worked in the UK for a decade before relocating to New England in 2013. An enthusiastic traveler, dancer and yoga practitioner, she supports Womenade, a philanthropic giving circle funding community-based organizations serving women and girls in the greater Boston Area and also serves on the board of the Boston Impact Initiative, an impact fund focused on economic justice.

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