Aviva hires environment sustainability director

Aviva has appointed Leah Ramoutar as Environmental Sustainability Director.

Ramoutar will be responsible for leading Aviva’s Climate Centre of Excellence and Environment Hub, helping to deliver the firm’s climate change and environment agenda. She is currently Head of Climate and Nature Risk at Phoenix Group.

Claudine Blamey, Group Sustainability Director, says, “Leah is a brilliant addition to Aviva. As Environmental Sustainability Director, she will be instrumental in delivering our ambitious climate agenda to be net zero by 2040. Sustainability is central to Aviva’s strategy, and with recent global weather events showing how urgently we all need to take action to be climate ready, it’s fantastic to bring Leah’s skills and experience to the business.”