Mercer Announces European Head of Responsible Investment

April 22, 2010 ( - Will Oulton will join Mercer as European Head of Responsible Investment (RI) within its Investment Consulting business, the company announced.

Oulton will be based in London and starts in his role in May.  

Previously, Oulton was Director of Responsible Investment at FTSE Group where he led the management and development of FTSE’s responsible investment services, including the FTSE4Good, FTSE KLD, and FTSE Environmental Markets indexes. He is a board member of the Responsible Investment Academy of Australia and a member of the sustainable investment and finance association UKSiF’s Sustainable Pensions Advisory Board.

Oulton was also recently appointed as Vice President of EUROSIF (European Sustainable Investment Forum).  

Mercer’s Responsible Investment team has 14 members globally, including five in the UK. More information about the team is at