Anne Richards

Anne Richards

Formal First Name
1964 - present

Anne Richards is the Chief Executive Officer at Fidelity International. With over 25 years of industry experience, Richards has done research analysis, portfolio management, and asset allocation with a number of blue-chip companies. She is a champion of ESG investing, believing that we must consider not just short-term financial returns, but the longer-term financial and societal consequences of our actions. She is an FN100 Women in Finance and is the recipient of the 100 Women in Hedge Funds 2014 European Industry Leadership Award.

Professional Experience

Academic History

  • Richards began her career as a research fellow at CERN, the European Organisation for Nuclear research.
  • She has worked in the asset management industry since 1992.
  • She is a Chartered Engineer.
  • She is a member of the Board of Leaders of 2020 Women on Boards.
  • She was recognized in the UK for her services to the voluntary sector and to the Financial Services industry:
    • a Commander of the Royal Victorian Order (CVO) in 2014
    • a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in 2015
  • She has appeared as a guest on Real Vision.