ep 011: The growth and adoption of esg - Fiona Frick
By Nikita Fadeev • 17, Jul, 2020
Fiona Frick is the Chief Executive Officer of Unigestion. She began her career with the company in 1990, initially as a fundamental analyst covering traditional asset classes, and subsequently taking on more senior positions including as an investment manager responsible for high yield and convertible bond funds. In 1995, she led the development of the company’s equity activities. As Head of the Equities team, she was responsible for the development of an innovative approach for managing equities based on the Minimum Variance anomaly which was then implemented into the firm’s investment solutions. Fiona was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Unigestion in January 2011. She remains involved in equities as Chairman of the Equity Investment Committee. Fiona holds a Masters in Business Administration from the Institut Supérieur de Gestion (I.S.G.) in Paris and graduated with a degree in Literature and Philosophy from the University of Dijon. She has also completed a number of executive education programmes at the IMD Business School in Lausanne.
Fiona is a regular speaker at events such as the Milken conference, the CFA Institute, Fund Forum, 100 Women in Finance, Bloomberg Invest, IPE and Robin Hood Investors Conference. She is also a regular spokesperson on Bloomberg TV, CNBC and Sky News where she is often called upon to share her views on the global economic outlook and financial markets. She serves on the boards of Swiss Sustainable Finance and Sustainable Finance Geneva and is also a member of the EMEA committee of the Standards Board for Alternative Investments. Fiona has been recognised by Financial News on numerous occasions as one of the 100 Most Influential Women in European Finance.