Anne Simpson believes that in her role, she's responsible for holding the board accountable. As the Senior Portfolio Manager of Investments and Director of Global Governance at CalPERS, Simpson leads the sustainability project to integrate environmental, social, and governance across the total fund. CalPERS is the largest public pension system in the U.S. with approximately $270 billion in global assets. Simspon came to this position with extensive experience, from being Executive Director of the International Corporate Governance Network to her role as head of the World Bank-OECD Global Corporate Governance Forum.
Simpson is an advisory board member at the Ira Millstein Center for Global Markets and Corporate Ownership, Columbia Law School. She is a Director of the Council of Institutional Investors and is a member of the Investor Advisory Group of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board.