Sinead Colton Grant is Global Head of Investor Solutions at BNY Mellon, based in NYC. She has over 25 years of global multi-asset experience across investment and wealth management in both Europe and the US, and started out in derivatives sales and later currency management. She was included in the 2022 Worth.comgroundbreakers list https://www.worth.com/groundbreakers2022/
Ryan Bailey is a Partner and Chief Investment Officer at Carbonado Partners LLC, a leading placement agent with a differentiated approach to fundraising for emerging managers. He was previously Head of Investments at Children’s Health in the Dallas Area, and prior to that held various roles in investment boutiques including placement firms
Diana Kiluta Amoa, is Chief Investment Officer of Kirkoswald, a US based hedge fund, and she formerly spent over a decade in financial services in a range of roles including fixed income and rates trading, with a focus on Emerging Markets. She is a Board Member of the Global Nomads Group among other roles.
Our conversation starts with her upbringing in Kenya
Deirdre Cooper is Co-Head of Thematic Equity at Ninety One, with a particular focus on sustainable investing. She is an Advisory Board Member at the Imperial College Centre for Climate Finance and an Advisory Board Member of Girls Who Invest. She previously founded the Clean Tech group in Morgan Stanley where she worked in M&A in London and Menlo Park
Les Bond is CEO at Attucks Asset Management, a firm he founded over 20 years ago. Attucks is an MBE-certified registered investment advisor which builds portfolios of emerging investment managers- in particular female and minority owned firms.
Kerry Duffain is head of institutional client solutions at Fidante Partners. She has had a long career, that has involved over two decades of working with institutional investors and consultants, but also a number of other intriguing positions, such as her first position – as a newsreader of English news in Bahrain.
LaRoy Brantley is a managing principal at Meketa Investment Group. He has over 20 years experience in an investment consulting capacity. We first met when we joined Cambridge associates earlier in our careers. He has had multiple public fund board positions and has a particular focus on raising awareness of diverse investment managers.
John Robinson, who is Chief Executive Officer at Bridge Capital Advisors, a firm he founded in mid 2021. He previously was Chief Executive Officer at Consequent Capital Management and is a Board Member of Mifugo Hela, a fintech company based in Kenya.
Our conversation starts with John’s childhood where he was born into a family of entrepreneurs, restaurant and business owners. The lessons learned there in terms of hard work, risk and resilience stayed with him throughout his life.
141. Fabiola Schneider – Sustainable Investing Expert – Greenwashing and Mislabeling – An Industry Cautionary Tale
Fabiola Schneider is a doctoral researcher at UCD Michael Smurfit business school, where she focuses on sustainable finance with a particular focus on progressing the UN SDG agenda. She is Research Co-Lead on Greenwatch, which applies AI to detect Greenwashing in the market. She is also passionate about issues of diversity, equity and inclusion.
Robin Powell is a journalist, investor advocate, financial educator and content consultant. He is Head of Client Education at RockWealth, as well as Editor of The Evidence Based Investor, and executive director of Regis Media and Ember. He is a frequent commentator on investment management and behavioural finance, often probing the purported value added by active managers and advocating for better transparency and investor education.