Stephen Barrie

Stephen Barrie

Deputy Chief Responsible Investment Officer
Church of England Pensions Board

Stephen Barrie is Deputy Chief Responsible Investment Officer at the Church of England Pensions Board, where he works across the Board’s stewardship activity. He is a member of the DWP Taskforce on Social Factors, treasurer and board member of the Transition Pathway Initiative, a trustee director of the Church Investors Group, Senior Advisor to Mining 2030, and co-Chair of the Global Tailings Registry Working Group (alongside UNEP and ICOLD), working to improve the public disclosure of tailings storage facilities. Previously he served as Secretary to the Ethical Investment Advisory Group advising the Church of England National Investing Bodies (~£15 billion AUM); as a Fellow of the UK Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology; and on the staff (now on the governing body) of the Anscombe Bioethics Centre, Oxford. His academic background is in applied moral philosophy, and he holds a PhD (King's College London) on the topic of ethics, intentions, and side effects.