Podcast by CFA UK
Episode 37 - When empires fall: Lessons from history
In this episode of the In Conversation podcast series Ben Ashby is joined by former trader and hedge fund manager David Murrin who is now an author, consultant and public speaker who asserts that Europe and the US are in decline, partially due to the Covid pandemic, and the war in Ukraine. He argues that by looking at patterns in history we can see that we are entering an era of volatility and increased danger.
This recording was originally a webinar organised by CFA UK’s Fixed Income special interest group in March 2022
Episode 9: Creating deliverable climate action goals in investing
In a new episode of our Climate Change podcast, Mike Tugman, Director of Climate Finance at the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation speaks about his experiences as one of the leading investors in climate action and sustainable projects.
Mike discusses his new role at CIFF and his thoughts on climate investing, from why investors should back companies who are all-in on sustainable strategies, onto how you can level the regulatory playing field by working in tandem with industry.
Episode 36: Assessing The Prominence Of Supply Chain Risks In Emerging Markets
“Harmonised supply chain data is just not there yet, so you have to do the work yourself.”
In this episode of the In Conversation podcast series, Oliver MacArthur, CFA, member of the CFA ESG working group, is joined by Anthony Linehan, CFA, Partner, Portfolio Manager and Head of ESG Strategy at Somerset Capital Management LLP. Together they discuss why supply chain risks are more prominent in emerging markets and how they impact emerging market companies and their investors.
Episode 35: Setting the tone from the top on DEI
To celebrate Pride Month, this episode of the In Conversation podcast series sees Daniel Yates, CFA, Executive Director at J.P. Morgan speak to Julia Hoggett, the first openly gay chief executive officer of the London Stock Exchange in its 300-year history. Julia explores a number of important topics about DEI with Daniel, including the importance of Pride, the investment industry’s approach to diversity on boards, and shares essential advice for the next generation.
Episode 34 - Why levels of trust in financial services have reached an all time high
In this episode of the In Conversation podcast series, Rhodri Preece, CFA Senior Head of Research at CFA Institute, is joined by Rebecca Fender, CFA Head of Strategy and Governance for Research, Advocacy, and Standards at CFA Institute. Together they discuss how trust is at the heart of all financial transactions and, following the recently published 2022 CFA Institute Investor Trust Survey, how levels of trust are at an all-time high.
So what are the factors that have influenced this change and what impact that it can have on the profession as a whole?
Episode 33 – Guiding the industry on improving Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
In this episode of the In Conversation podcast series, Alan Livsey, CFA, is joined by Sarah Maynard, ASIP Global Head of External Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) at CFA Institute, to discuss the launch of a new DEI code in the US and Canada earlier this year. The code has been designed to drive the industry DEI agenda forward and define key principles for firms to implement. Helping those from underrepresented communities looking to enter the industry, and afford opportunities to those already in it to build a more inclusive investment profession.