Chief Operating Officer, Nikko Asset Management
Davina Goodall-Smith joined Nikko Asset Management in 2020 as Chief Operating Officer for our EMEA business. As COO, Davina is responsible for overseeing Nikko AM Europe’s day-to-day operational activities, driving the strategic direction for the COO function, and ensuring that the firm has the global connectivity and processes required to achieve best practices, facilitate change and enable business growth. Davina is also a member of the Board of Directors, and as Chair of the ESG & Stewardship Oversight Committee, she plays a key role in developing and overseeing our regional ESG strategy.
Davina has over 20 years experience in financial services with roles in global relationship management, operations and change management across the UK, Europe, and Asia, and joined Nikko AM from BNP Paribas Securities Services where her most recent role was as Head of Relationship Management. Davina holds a degree in Mathematics from the University of Bristol.