Allianz Global Investors, one of the world’s leading active asset managers, announced today the appointment of Matt Christensen as Global Head of Sustainable and Impact Investing. In this role, he will accelerate the growth of Impact Investing as part of the company’s growing private markets platform; lead the continued integration of ESG factors across AllianzGI’s existing range of public markets products, including stewardship activities; and support the development of new SRI products.
Marcus Morris-Eyton is a member of the Europe Equity Growth Portfolio Management at Allianz Global Investors, having joined the firm in 2011. Marcus also acts as the interface between the Portfolio Management team and clients, representing the franchise amongst both new and existing clients globally. Prior to joining the Europe Equity Growth team Marcus worked as a Discretionary Sales Manager at AGI in London, and also worked at Credit Suisse in equity research. Marcus is a CFA Charterholder, having passed all levels at the first attempt, and graduated with a First Class honors degree, in English and philosophy from the University of Leeds.
Listen to portfolio manager Marcus Morris-Eyton discuss how the quicker-than-expected adoption of disruptive technologies due to the Covid-19 pandemic is changing the investment landscape for non-US stocks. Also: Get his take on the expected impact of the European Union latest fiscal stimulus plan on the economy and the stock market.