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Cass Dean's Lecture with Helena Morrissey, CBE


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Speaker: Helena Morrissey, CBE, CEO, Newton Investment Management, Chair, The Investment Association and Founder 30% Club

New approach to diversity

How to develop more inclusive cultures from here. A more nuanced, than previous, target approach.

About the speaker

Helena MorrisseyHelena joined Newton in 1994 as a fixed income fund manager and was appointed CEO in 2001. Newton manages around £50bn for pension funds, charities and through funds available to individual investors. In 2010, Helena founded the 30% Club, a cross-business initiative aimed at achieving 30% women on UK corporate boards by 2015 through voluntary, business-led change. This has now become an international approach, with 30% Clubs in ten countries around the world including the US, Hong Kong, Italy and the Gulf Co-operation countries. She also chairs Opportunity Now, Business in the Community’s gender diversity campaign. In June 2014, Helena was appointed Chair of The Investment Association, the UK’s industry trade body whose members manage £5trn. Recently, Helena joined the Financial Services Trade and Investment Board (FSTIB). Helena has recently been named one of Fortune Magazine’s World’s 50 Greatest Leaders. In both 2013 and 2014, Helena was voted one of the 50 Most Influential People in Finance by Bloomberg Markets Magazine. She is a Fellow of the Society of Investment Professionals, a Fellow of the London Business School and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants. Helena was appointed CBE in the 2012 New Year’s Honours list. A Cambridge philosophy graduate, she began her career as a global bond analyst with Schroders in New York.


18:00    Registration, refreshments
18:30    Lecture
19:30    Networking and refreshments

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When & where

6.00pm - 9.00pmWednesday 17th February 2016

Cass Business School 106 Bunhill Row London EC1Y 8TZ United Kingdom

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