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Social Investing/Engagement: what to watch out for?

Mittwoch, 19. Januar 2022, 16:00 - 16:40 UHR

Seminarraum 2 (mit Videoaufnahme und -Konferenz)


Referent(en): Laura Bosch, Gillian Diesen, Ann Steel

Moderation: Christian Trixl

Laura Bosch

Laura Bosch

Active Ownership Analyst, Robeco

Laura Bosch is Active Ownership Analyst, specializing in corporate governance topics and proxy voting analysis. Prior to joining Robeco in 2016, Laura gained experience in ESG research working at the United Nations University and non-profit organizations in Latin America and Asia. She holds a Master’s in Public Policy from United Nations University - Maastricht University and a Bachelor's in Economics from University of Barcelona.

Gillian Diesen

Gillian Diesen

Product Specialist Thematic Equities team, Pictet Asset Managment

Gillian Diesen joined Pictet in 2015 and is a Product Specialist in our Thematic Equities team, responsible for the Pictet Nutrition, Premium Brands and Timber strategies.
Prior to assuming her current rolein 2018, she was an Alternative Investment Specialist with a focus on Strategy, Marketing and Project Management at our Pictet Alternative Advisors entity.
Before Pictet, Gillian spent over five years in Abu Dhabi working in strategic planning and business developmentroles at Family Offices and Government-related entities including MiralAsset Management, MubadalaDevelopment Company and National Holding. She started her career in the European Parliament as a Political Advisor looking at foreign policy and political strategy. Gillian holds a BA and MA in Modern History & Politics from the Queen’s College, Oxford University. She also holds an MBA in Management from IMD.
Gillian is CAIA qualified.

Ann Steel

Ann Steel

Senior Portfolio Managerin, Columbia Threadneedle Investments

Ann Steele joined the company in 2009 as a senior portfolio manager in the European equities team.
Ann manages the Threadneedle (Lux) Pan European ESG Equities and several institutional segregated portfolios, including ESG mandates. She has also been actively involved in the development of our ESG analysis.
Before joining the company, Ann worked at Pictet Asset Management, Gartmore and Henderson where she managed a number of institutional funds.
Ann holds a degree from the University of Glasgow.

Christian Trixl

Christian Trixl

CEO, Amundi Schweiz

Christian Trixl joined Amundi in 2019 as Country Head of Switzerland responsible for Institutional clients and Distribution. Before he worked for 12 years for Columbia Threadneedle Investments, most recently as Head of Switzerland responsible for Institutional and Wholesale Distribution. Christian was also named as Head of Absolute Return Distribution, Europe in 2010. 

Before joining Threadneedle,  Christian worked at Schroder Investment Management as Executive Director and Head of Sales and Marketing for Swiss Wholesale, Global Financial Swiss Institutions and Institutional Distribution. He  was also a member of the European Product Development Committee and Executive Board of Schroder Investment Management Switzerland. 

Prior to this Christian was the Sales and Marketing Director at Bank von Ernst, a Portfolio Manager for Pension Funds at Swiss Cantonal Bank and he started his career with Hill Samuel Ltd working in the Corporate Finance / New Issues Division.
Christian holds a Federal Diploma in Business Economics of the Swiss Business School and various Higher Postgraduate Study Degrees in Marketing, Sales, Business Administration and Finance Studies. Christian is a member of selected leading Finance Industry Associations.