Duncan McInnes is an Investment Director at Ruffer LLP, where he has spent over a decade. He previously worked in wealth management. I have enjoyed listening to Duncan discuss positioning and multi-asset insights on the conference circuit and wanted to take this opportunity to discuss his views on the current macro backdrop as well as the state of play in finance circles as we wrestle with failing banks and what this means for investors.
Nkem Egekeze of Stealth Start-ups: Waste Not/Want Not – a Mindset for Medicine
Nkem Egekeze is chief innovation officer and Managing Director of Stealth Startup. He previously worked as an orthopedic surgery resident and as a research scholar at the University of Georgia, and a strategy advisor at Harvard Innovation Labs. He obtained his medical degree from University of Michigan medical school. He focuses on providing value-based health research and innovation insights for investment executives and medical professionals focusing in particular on cost savings and customized insights.
Trailer Series 1 2023: Brains, Breadth and Heart – Inspiring People in Medicine and Science
In Series 2 of our Inspiring People in Medicine and Science we continue to source inspiring voices and to ventilate topics relevant to us, our loved ones and the societies we live in. With topics as wide ranging as development aid, mental health, Femhealth and value – we dig deep into what these areas mean, why the conventional wisdom is not always “wise” and hear about exciting new frontiers. We are releasing all four of these episodes this week so that you can compare and contrast the experiences of these doctors and medical professionals and that have broken the mould and are pushing for change.
Dena Ackerman – Artist, Illustrator and Art Instructor – Art as a Labor of Love
Dena Ackerman is a fine artist, illustrator, art instructor and writer now based in Israel, but originally from Los Angeles. She is a frequent presence on LinkedIn, and has a passionate following because of her relatable, personal posts, as well as her vulnerability around the challenges of making a living as an artist. I came across her through a contact on our inspiring Israeli women in tech series Fran Jakubowicz and have had the pleasure of having her capture some family members in her exquisite portraits.
176. Stuart Heatley of Capita Pensions – On Unlocking Unconventional Talent and Watching it Soar
Stuart Heatley is Managing Director at Capita Pensions where he is a Business Transformation and Growth Leader. He previously held a series of similar roles at AON and Scottish Life. Based in Edinburgh, Stuart is passionate about creating access to the financial services industry for people of all backgrounds, and is a Mentor with MCR Pathways.
173. Vivian Lin Thurston, Portfolio Manager at William Blair Investment Management – The Art and Science of Portfolio Management
Vivian Lin Thurston is a Partner and Portfolio Manager at William Blair Investment Management, where she is based in Chicago. She previously covered global consumer stocks in a research role both at William Blair and a series of other financial services firms. She is Chairman of the Board at the Chinese Finance Association of American and a Principal Dancer and Director at the Xilin Dance Company.
168. Julie Cane of Democracy Investments: Charting a Course from the Bottom Up
Julie Cane is CEO of Democracy Investments. The firm uses a proprietary algorithm to drive capital flows toward the economic growth of democratic countries and away from authoritarian states.
10. Sherrese Clark Soares of HarbourView Equity Partners: Keeping a Steady Beat in Private Markets and Life
Sherrese Clarke Soares is the founder and CEO of HarbourView Equity Partners, a global investment firm focused on niche markets and esoteric investments in the media and entertainment space. She previously was the founder CEO and Board Directly of Tempo Music.
159. David Holmgren of Hartford Healthcare: a Portfolio Story with Performance at the Heart
David Holmgren is Chief Investment Officer at Hartford Healthcare, based in Connecticut, and has had over 30 years of experience in running both internal and external investment portfolios in a range of settings. Aside from being a nonprofit CIO, David also serves on the investment board for the Hartford Community Foundation.
155. Zia Uddin of Monroe Capital – The Art and Science of Investment Management
Zia Uddin is President of Monroe Capital LLC, an asset management firm headquartered in Chicago, which invests in middle market companies in North America through a range of products. Prior to joining Monroe he focused on middle market private equity investing for...