In response to client demand for their research product, founders Chris Mackey and Hoony Youn are visiting Australia next month. They talk to Industry Moves about the initial frustration that led to the founding of the company and how the product has evolved over the past eight years as it seeks to make investment professionals' days more productive. They also share a little about what makes them tick - such as who their biggest career influences are, and what working for themselves means to them.
In this Q&A, Bradford Godfrey, director of alternative and asset allocation strategies at Eaton Vance, shares the firm’s insights on recent developments in the emerging markets debt universe. He explains why, for this asset class in particular, it is essential to research outside a broad market index and how ESG factors are especially important when it comes to emerging markets.
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In the lead-up to the annual World Business Forum to be held in Sydney this month, Industry Moves talks to featured speaker, Charlene Li. As founder and CEO of Altimeter Group and an expert on social media and technologies, Charlene tells Industry Moves about the importance of sharing in the digital age and the metamorphosis required to be a true digital leader. She also shares a little about her upbringing and how it shaped her drive, as well as a story that proves her interest in 'disruption' is not just limited to technology.
Kate Tilbrook is a senior design researcher at UniSuper, responsible for creating and driving research and programs to improve customer experiences. By all accounts, she excels at her work but it's her committed, caring and intelligent approach, coupled with her problem-solving skills and insights, that has made her colleagues recognise her as one of the industry's Unsung Heroes, as well as someone who might just change the world!Read more