Global Head of ESG

Glen Yelton


Glen Yelton is Global Head of ESG at Invesco with responsibility for enabling and leading best practices in ESG capabilities across Invesco including ESG integration, research, voting and engagement, supporting the distribution team with client engagement, and advising the product teams on ESG innovation. Mr. Yelton leads a team of ESG professionals located across EMEA, US and Asia. Mr. Yelton took over as Global Head of ESG in April 2023. Prior to this role, he was Head of ESG Client Strategies at Invesco and has been with the firm for nearly four years.  He has been working with ESG investors for over 23 years and has experience across ESG, impact and responsible investing.

Mr. Yelton joined Invesco when the firm combined with OppenheimerFunds in 2019. He joined OppenheimerFunds in 2017 and served as director of environmental, social and governance (ESG) and impact investing. Before that, he was head of impact research at SNW Management. Prior to that, he was a research manager at IW Financial and director of research at American Values Investments. Mr. Yelton earned a BS degree in cross-disciplinary studies from East Tennessee State University.