Speakers
Chris Bowie
Partner, Portfolio Management
TwentyFour Asset Management

Chris is one of the partners at TwentyFour, joining in September 2014 to create and manage the Investment Grade business line. Day-to-day, Chris is the lead manager for the team's Short Term Bond Strategy. He is also a member of the firm's Asset Allocation Committee and a member of the firm's ESG Committee. Chris has 30 years of experience across fixed income markets, having been Head of Credit at Ignis for ten years and Head of Rates at AEGON. Before his time at AEGON, Chris was a senior portfolio manager at Murray Johnstone Ltd (acquired by Aberdeen Asset management).

Claire Marwick
Investment Manager, Equities
Aegon Asset Management
Markus Peters
Senior Investment Strategist – Fixed Income
AllianceBernstein

Markus Peters is a Senior Investment Strategist for Fixed Income. In his client-facing role, he represents the market views and investment strategies of the firm's Fixed Income portfolio-management team. Peters joined AB in 2014 as a senior portfolio manager for Fixed Income. He previously served in a similar role on the fixed-income team at M&G Investments. Peters holds an MA in communications, psychology and sociology from RWTH Aachen University and an MSc in politics and government in the European Union from the London School of Economics. Location: London

Piergaetano Laccarino, CFA
Portfolio Manager
Amundi

Piergaetano is the Head of Equity Solutions at Amundi Asset Management, part of the Active Equity Business line in Dublin. His team manages concentrated European and Global Equity products with a deeply rooted ESG framework to address growing demand and concerns from clients around the world. He is also the lead Portfolio Manager of Amundi Funds Global Equity Sustainable Income and Amundi Funds Global Equity ESG Improvers. Finally he is a member of the ESG Rating Committee of Amundi. Before joining the Global Equity team in October 2001, Piergaetano managed portfolios for the Far East Equity team. He managed Asian funds for two years and spent almost an additional two years focusing exclusively on Japanese equity portfolios. Prior to joining Pioneer Investments in May 1998, Piergaetano was a Japanese Equity Portfolio Manager with IMI-Fideuram in Milan from 1996 to 1998. He is an Economics graduate from the University of Perugia. Piergaetano is also a Chartered Accountant and a Certified Public Accountant in Italy. He is a CFA® charterholder since 2004.