Alexander Burr

Global ESG Public Policy Analyst

Alexander Burr
Alexander joined the team in September 2019 to focus on strengthening LGIM’s public policy engagements across jurisdictions. Prior to this, Alexander spent three years leading international government and institutional relations for a firm that uses alternative finance to invest in sustainable projects in emerging markets. Before that, he spent five years negotiating investments in emerging markets with the European Commission and international climate change funds at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD). He also spent time advising middle and low-income governments on alternative finance and jointly establishing a nuclear energy safeguards organisation. Alexander holds a BSc in Politics and International Relations from the University of Southampton.

Other articles by Alexander Burr

Great accelerations: reviewing sustainability policy in 2021
Alexander Burr
ESG and long term themes

Great accelerations: reviewing sustainability policy in 2021

2021 could be described as a 'great acceleration' for sustainability policy: political leaders an...
By Alexander Burr
13 Jan 2022
3 min read
Agriculture risk in the EU’s Sustainable Finance Taxonomy
Alexander Burr
ESG and long term themes

Agriculture risk in the EU’s Sustainable Finance Taxonomy

We believe responsible investors need to pay greater attention to agriculture, and urge the EU...
By Alexander Burr
26 Nov 2021
3 min read
The UK’s new roadmap for sustainable investing
Alexander Burr
ESG and long term themes

The UK’s new roadmap for sustainable investing

We reflect on the newly released Roadmap to Sustainable Investing in the UK.  
By Alexander Burr
20 Oct 2021
3 min read
Is it a Grand Slam for the EU’s new sustainable finance strategy?
Alexander Burr
ESG and long term themes

Is it a Grand Slam for the EU’s new sustainable finance strategy?

Whether Wembley or Wimbledon, Tuesday 6 July was a rather dramatic day for many of us. It was als...
By Alexander Burr
09 Jul 2021
4 min read
Are the G7 ESG ‘wonders of the world’ or ‘deadly sinners’?
Alexander Burr
ESG and long term themes

Are the G7 ESG ‘wonders of the world’ or ‘deadly sinners’?

We look at what the G7 finance ministers’ communiqué means for responsible investors.  
By Alexander Burr
10 Jun 2021
4 min read
ESG reporting in Europe: is the proposed CSRD a ‘friend’ or ‘foe’?
ESG and long term themes

ESG reporting in Europe: is the proposed CSRD a ‘friend’ or ‘foe’?

Our thoughts on the proposed Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive  
By Alexander BurrMarion Plouhinec
13 May 2021
3 min read
CAPture this opportunity: why agricultural policy matters to markets
Alexander Burr
ESG and long term themes

CAPture this opportunity: why agricultural policy matters to markets

Ahead of today’s EU Agriculture and Fisheries Council meeting, we call for reforms to align the...
By Alexander Burr
22 Mar 2021
3 min read
Non-financial reporting: IFRS finally comes in from the cold
ESG and long term themes

Non-financial reporting: IFRS finally comes in from the cold

We share some of our recommendations on providing investors with access to high-quality, relevant...
By Alexander BurrMarion Plouhinec
15 Jan 2021
4 min read
Strengthening the foundations for sustainable investment
ESG and long term themes

Strengthening the foundations for sustainable investment

A defining moment for non-financial disclosures  
By Alexander BurrMarion Plouhinec
02 Jun 2020
4 min read

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