Alexandra Westley
Alexandra Westley
Associate Director
2020 Trustees

Prior to joining 20-20 Trustees, Alexandra worked as Investment Manager and Sustainability Lead for Marks & Spencer Pension Scheme. Here, Alexandra established and chaired the Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Committee, developing the Scheme’s ESG, net zero, TCFD, and communication and engagement strategies. Alexandra also headed the Scheme’s investment strategy evolution, including managing longevity risk through two buy-ins, and significantly evolving the portfolio across growth, credit, and liability matching investments.

Alexandra is passionate and enthusiastic about ESG issues, with a detailed knowledge and understanding of TCFD requirements for pension schemes. She strongly believes in managing investments sustainably, and in collaborative engagement to share ideas, challenges, and learned lessons, and to nurture enjoyment and expression.

Alexandra has a background in Psychology, receiving her BSc in Psychology (First Class Honours, with Distinction) and MSc in Development, Disorders, and Clinical Practise (Distinction) from the University of York. She has a PhD in Psychology from University College London, specialising in developing the theory behind how we take other peoples’ perspectives.