Committee Member Profile

Ms. Jayne Atkinson Jayne Atkinson

UK Chief Investment Officer, Unilever UK Pension Fund, Unilever Pensions

Jayne is the CIO of the Unilever UK Pension Fund and a member of Unilever's internal investment Company, the Univest Company's Leadership Team. Jayne also has responsibilities with some of Unilever's international pension funds outside the UK and with the Univest asset pooling vehicles in Luxembourg.

Prior to joining Unilever, Jayne was the Pensions Investment Manager for Nestle UK Ltd, for five and a half years. Jayne was responsible for overseeing the total investment portfolio of the Nestle UK Pension Fund. This involved ensuring that the strategic direction of the investment strategy was appropriate.

Prior to joining Nestle, Jayne worked for Aon Hewitt for 5 years, as an Investment Consultant and Actuary responsible for providing a full range of investment advice and services to pension fund clients. Prior to joining Aon Hewitt, Jayne worked in the pensions Actuarial consultancy industry working for Capita and Mercer.

Jayne is a qualified Actuary and Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries. She also holds the Investment Management Certificate.

Jayne holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics with Actuarial Studies from the University of Southampton, UK (04.17)