Gareth Miller of Artemis Investment and the Diversity Project: Flexibility and Agility as a Framework for the Future

Gareth Miller  is Head of Change at Artemis Investment and has had a long career in asset management, in particular delivering enterprise-wide change and transformation within the asset management sector. He leads the flexible working workstream at The Diversity Project.

Our conversation starts with Gareth’s path into asset management and some of the twists and turns along the way.  As is often the case in a volatile financial services industry there were some setbacks and cancelled projects, requiring pivots and agility along the way.  This agility served as a training ground for Gareth’s work around flexibility and the importance of facilitating it in the workplace as the key to better employee engagement and

In the discussion we trace the importance of flexible working and what it means – looking at the different ways it can be executed. We look at how this can be particularly beneficial for older workers and how Covid acted as the accelerant that was needed to propel it into the mainstream.

This podcast series was made possible by the kind support of Darwin Alternatives. Darwin Alternative Investment Management Limited offers innovative, alpha-driven investment solutions that are uncorrelated with traditional asset classes and feature business areas which have not previously been considered by investment funds. The firm aims to create new opportunities for investors to further diversify their portfolios and achieve stable absolute returns.