Elodie Feller, Policy Officer, DG FISMA, European Commission
Elodie joined the Sustainable Finance Unit of the European Commission in 2021 where she focuses on the EU Sustainable Finance Strategy and the Taxonomy Regulation. Prior she worked at the UNEP Finance Initiative as the Investment Programme Lead responsible for the development and coordination of the UNEP FI sustainable investment programme. She also acted as an Observer on the EU Technical Expert Group and Platform for Sustainable Finance. Elodie joined Lombard Odier Investment Managers’s graduate programme in 2010 where she worked as a product specialist and ESG analyst for the Fixed Income department. She holds an MA from the Graduate Institute for International and Development Studies from Geneva.
Sara Razmpa, CFA, Director, Head of Responsible Investment Portfolio Manager at Unigestion
Sara Razmpa, CFA, Director, is a Portfolio Manager within the Equities Team, Head of Responsible Investment, and Chair of the Responsible Investment Committee. She joined Unigestion in July 2018. She began her career as a junior product specialist for the credit structuring team at Credit Suisse in February 2012. She then joined Lombard Odier Investment Management LOIM in November 2012 as a quantitative analyst. Sara then became Equities Portfolio Manager within the Smart Beta team. In 2014, she moved as Portfolio Manager to the Fundamental fixed income Team. She has been involved in responsible investment (SRI) since 2013 including the integration of ESG and SDG data in investment processes as well as reporting and internal training. Sara holds a master’s degree in financial engineering and risk management from HEC Lausanne in 2012, a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of British Columbia and a bachelor’s degree in electrical and electronics engineering from Tehran University. She has also completed the CFA Institute's Certificate in ESG Investing.
Helena Viñes Fiestas, Commissioner of the Spanish Financial Markets Authority (CNMV)
Helena is commissioner of the Spanish Financial Markets Authority (CNMV). She is also co-rapporteur of the EU Platform on Sustainable Finance and a member of the EIB's Climate and Environment Advisory Council. Prior to the CNMV, Helena was Senior Policy Adviser on Sustainable Finance for BNP Paribas and Global Head of Stewardship and Policy for BNP Paribas Asset Management. She led on BNPP AM’S policy and stewardship activities (engagement with companies, proxy voting) on Sustainability, including engagement with policymakers. She was a member of the Technical Expert Group on Sustainable Finance whose role is to assist the European Commission in the development of EU taxonomy and the implementation of the EC Action Plan as well as to the AMF Comite de Climat et Finance Durable. She was a board member of the Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change (IIGCC), represented BNPP AM in the EFAMA committee on Stewardship and ESG, is, and sat on a number of additional committees, including the Sustainable Stock Exchanges Green Finance Advisory Group, PRI Policy Reference Group and the Technical Advisory Group of the LSE-led Transition Pathway Initiative.
Christoph Baumann, Deputy Head of Insurance and Sustainable Finance at the Swiss State Secretariat for International Finance
In this role, he represents Switzerland in various international fora, such as the G20 SFWG and the IPSF. He studied economics in Zurich, international law in London, and is both a CFA and FRM chartholder.
Dawid Bastiat-Jarosz, Co-director of the Executive Certificate in SDG Investing
The Centre for Finance and Development and the Executive Certificate on SDG Investing, Graduate Institute Geneva, as part of the Building Bridges Week (Geneva, November 30-December 2, 2021).
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