Niaz Alam is a responsible investment consultant and writer. A qualified lawyer, he has worked on corporate responsibility and ethical business issues since 1992. He was appointed as a non-executive director of the London Pensions Fund Authority in 2001 with a remit to advise on human rights and RI and sat on its board till 2010. He has worked as an independent adviser to trade unions and NGOs and served in senior roles at EIRIS, UKSIF and Dhaka Tribune. He is the current Hon. Secretary of the Foreign Press Association in the UK.