Colin Watts


Colin spent more than 20 years at Makinson Cowell, the leading investor relations advisory company, where he advised FTSE 100 and FTSE 250 companies on the identification and characterisation of their institutional shareholder base. He also led Makinson Cowell advice to clients on all aspects of the AGM voting process, from developing the initial plans on engagement strategies with institutional shareholders, all the way to the analysis of the proxy votes lodged in advance of the shareholder meeting.

Colin has strong links with corporate governance teams at institutional investors and also with market participants such as proxy voting agencies. He is a regular presenter on corporate governance, AGM voting and the shareholder identification process, covering small group sessions for client investor relations and company secretarial teams alongside larger seminars and webinars.

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