A conversation on the markets with Sheila Patel & Robert Parker
Listen to a lively discussion between Sheila Patel, CBS 1997, and Robert Parker,
over your coffee. They will discuss the financial markets, the evolution of the asset management industry, and the rise of sustainable investing and ESG integration.
Sheila Patel is Chairman of Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM). In this role she leverages her knowledge of portfolio solutions, sustainable finance, emerging growth themes, governance, and other key long-term trends to advise clients. Ms. Patel also oversees GSAM’s Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) and impact investment initiatives. Ms. Patel serves on Firmwide Management Committee, European Management Committee, the Sustainable Finance Steering Group and the Goldman Sachs Leadership Development Initiative. Prior to her current role, Ms. Patel served as Co-Head of Equities Distribution in Asia and was Head of US Derivative Sales and US Synthetics Sales in the Equities Division. She joined Goldman Sachs in 2003 as a managing director and was named partner in 2006. She is an alumna of Columbia Business School.
Robert Parker is Chairman of the Asset Management and Investors Council and is a Senior Adviser to the International Capital Markets Association. He has worked in the asset management industry and the capital markets for 47 years , starting in corporate finance in France , then a member of the investment team at N M Rothschild and Sons before being a founder of the investment activities of Credit Suisse First Boston. He retired from Credit Suisse in 2017. He is a member of the Fund Supervisory Board of Arcus European Infrastructure and a member of the Quilvest Investment Committee. He is a Governor of Kings College School and a member of the Development Board of St John's College, Cambridge. He has a BA and MA in Economics from Cambridge.
When & Where
Thursday, 23 July 8.30 - 9.30 am