Andreas Fruschki is Head of Thematic Equity. He is also a senior portfolio manager and maintains research coverage as equity analyst with Allianz Global Investors, which he joined in 2005.
Mr. Fruschki has an M.B.A., focused on investment management, from the University of Western Sydney. He also has a law degree from Humboldt University, Berlin, and passed his judicial bar exam in 2004. Mr. Fruschki is a CFA charterholder.
With rising population and changing lifestyles, drinking water supplies are under increasing pressure. More investment in an increasingly outdated water infrastructure is needed to make more efficient and effective use of this valuable resource.
The exceptionally hot summer afflicting large parts of the planet has highlighted the precariousness of a finite resource – clean, consumable water – that we too often take for granted. By helping to bridge the gap between water supply and demand, investors can help address a critical structural problem while adding growth potential to their portfolios.