Stephanie Niven

Stephanie Niven

Portfolio Manager

In the company since


Years in the industry



Stephanie is co-portfolio manager of the Global Sustainable Equity strategy within the Sustainable Equity team at Ninety One. Prior to joining the firm Stephanie worked at Aviva Investors where she was co-portfolio manager for the Global Equity Endurance Fund, a top performing global equity strategy awarded the 5 Globe Morningstar sustainability rating and low carbon designation. Before this Stephanie worked for Tesco Pension Investment managing the Global Equity Fund. Here she had joint responsibility for building and establishing the global equity investment process, generating excellent performance over five years in long term investing. Other roles include partner and portfolio manager at Javelin Capital LLP, and Stephanie started her career on the global equity team at Goldman Sachs. She is a member of the Girls Who Invest Advisory Board, a non-profit organisation dedicated to transforming the investment management industry by attracting and advancing women investors, change-makers, and leaders. Stephanie is also a co-opted member of the Finance and Administration Committee of the John Whitgift Foundation, a mentor for Girls Are Investors, and an ambassador for the Diversity Project. She was previously a board trustee and member of the Financial & Audit Committee and Nominations Committee of Humanism UK, a mentor within the CFA UK Mentoring Programme, and a member of the board of trustees for the COIF Charity Funds. Stephanie graduated from Merton College, University of Oxford with a Double First in Modern History and recently received the Certificate of Sustainable Investing from the University of Cambridge. Stephanie is a CFA® Charterholder.