With her social enterprise, IncomeConnection, Melinda Livingstone is on a mission to set people, over the age of 50, up for financial success. She tells Industry Moves about the impetus for the business, what she misses about her previous life working in the finance industry, and about the joys that the new role brings her. She also reflects on her father's influence on her life and career and reminds her younger self to 'enjoy the game'. More
After a career spanning two decades at SSGA, Susan Darroch, former head of global equity beta solutions Asia Pacific ex Japan, is planning to make the most of her well-earned break. But first, she looks back on her tenure to reflect on the highlights, changes, challenges and achievements. And, as a woman in a male-dominated industry, recalls her enormous sense of pride at SSGA's placement of Fearless Girl in front of the Bull on Wall Street in 2017.
We first caught up with Aidan in 2017 to hear about Eaton Vance’s approach to small-cap equity investing and about his early interest in finance. Two years later, we are back checking in to discuss in more depth the critical “Quality” pillar in the team’s Quality, Valuation and Time (QVT) investment philosophy as well as the steps in Eaton Vance’s team-based approach. We also get to share Eaton Vance's recent white paper . More
Former aerospace engineer Adam Randall pays homage to his first career in the name of his new small cap boutique quantitative manager Blue Orbit. He speaks to Industry Moves about what prompted him and his fellow ex-IFM colleagues to launch the firm and how they plan to offer something new to investors. More
The Eaton Vance Global Small-Cap Strategy offers exposure to a broadly diversified portfolio of global, high quality, small cap companies. The investment philosophy is based on a belief that superior returns can be generated by identifying, valuing and investing primarily in two types of companies ... More
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First State Super chief executive officer Deanne Stewart was this week appointed as a Workplace Gender Equality Agency Pay Equity Ambassador. She joins a network of 158 high profile CEOs, heads of departments, and directors in the public and private sector who have committed to analysing their pay data at least once every two years, to address gender pay discrepancies and to advocate for action to support workplace gender equality.Read more
This week we are singing the praises of Amanda Richman, an ethics analyst (with a wry and fabulous sense of humour) at Australian Ethical Investment, who worked as a commercial lawyer before deciding she needed to be in a role where she could have the most impact on addressing issues of injustice and climate change. We hear from her colleagues on what makes her approach so special, and Amanda on why she hasn't looked back.Read more