Event details




Thursday 15th July 2021

11:00 AM

60 mins

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Webinar Description:

Investment Week is pleased to launch a new series of webinars linked to our flagship Women in Investment Awards, in association with HSBC Asset Management, focused on helping women progress in different careers within the sector.

Our panellists will be sharing their experiences and lessons learnt from their varied careers, including how they started in the industry and progressed to where they are today.

We will be discussing how women can make a difference in each job role, challenges they may face and how to overcome them, as well as how to encourage more diverse talent into these positions.

The aim is for each session to be interactive so the audience can really benefit from the experiences of our speakers and they can receive practical advice to help them progress in their careers. These webinars would also benefit both male and female managers who would like to do more to support women in their teams and encourage diverse talent.

Women are still under-represented in a number of roles in the investment industry, especially at senior level and in certain sectors, and we hope these webinars will also provide some useful discussion points on how we can make improvements in this area.

Our first webinar on 15 July focuses on progressing as a fund manager and would be of interest to women who are in the early stages or want to build on their career as an analyst or portfolio manager, or individuals looking to break into this area.

Our panel of senior female fund managers will be sharing the secrets of their success building a career in fund management, the lessons they learnt along the way and offering some practical advice on how to tackle some of the road blocks women may face in this area.

They will also be analysing the role women can play in broader investment teams and suggesting how senior managers can help attract and develop female talent in their sectors.


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Katrina Baugh

Editor-in-Chief, Investment Week

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Stephanie Wu

Portfolio Manager – Global Emerging Markets Equity, HSBC Asset Management

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Stephanie Wu is a portfolio manager in the Global Emerging Markets Equity team within HSBC Asset Management in London and has been working in the financial industry since 1994. Stephanie is responsible for the Asian investments in HSBC Asset Management’s multi regional strategies including GEM and BRIC. She is also responsible for managing the EM High Conviction strategy. Prior to joining HSBC in 2006, Stephanie was a portfolio manager at Invesco Asset Management and F&C Asset Management where she was responsible for Asian Equities. Stephanie holds a BSc and MSc in Economics from the London School of Economics (UK).

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Olivia Maguire

Short-Term Fixed Income Portfolio Manager, J.P. Morgan Asset Management

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Olivia Maguire is a Short-Term Fixed Income Portfolio Manager at J.P. Morgan Asset Management in London, focusing primarily on sterling-denominated money market funds and short-term fixed income separate accounts. An employee since 1998, Olivia previously worked in the J.P. Morgan Investment Bank Futures & Options Group and as a business analyst within the J.P. Morgan Private Bank. Olivia holds a Bachelor of Commerce and a Master of Business Studies from University College Dublin, and is a CFA charterholder. Olivia is a current member of the Bank of England Money Market Committee and the Bank of England SONIA Stakeholder Advisory Group, and chairs the Institutional Money Market Funds Association (IMMFA) Investment Committee and the CFA UK Inclusion & Diversity Committee. Olivia was named Fund Manager of the Year (Large Firms) at the Investment Week Women in Investment awards in 2019.

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Abbie Llewellyn-Waters

Head of Sustainable Investing, Jupiter Asset Management

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Abbie Llewellyn-Waters is Head of Sustainable Investing at Jupiter Asset Management and is the fund manager of the Jupiter Global Sustainable Equities Fund: a strategy which invests in high quality companies, leading the transition to a more sustainable world. Since joining Jupiter Asset Management in 2006, she has dedicated her investment career to sustainable investing, building an investment framework that embeds all stakeholders into capital allocation decisions.

Multi-award winning, Abbie has received recognition for her investment performance, her approach to ESG integration and her contribution to address the structural hurdles that women in investment face. She collaborates on multiple industry initiatives that seek to address environmental and social challenges.


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