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.
Senior Vice President of Government and External Affairs
31 Years of Industry Experience |
New York, New York
Peter Lefkin is the senior vice president of governmental and external affairs with Allianz of America Corporation, which he joined in 1988. He leads the firm’s state and federal lobbying efforts in the US. Mr. Lefkin has a B.S.F.S., cum laude, from the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service, and a master’s in public administration and a J.D. from Syracuse University.
Listen to US Strategist Mona Mahajan and Head of Government and External Affairs Peter Lefkin discuss the aftermath of the US Presidential election, and what it means to the country’s political balance, the economy and financial markets. Also: What rising Covid-19 cases mean to investors, and what else is in store for investors under a Biden Presidency, including the future of infrastructure investing and potential changes in the tax code.
Financial markets could remain volatile as we head towards US elections in November – particularly with the prospect of a contested result. But this could provide a tactical opportunity for investors to add risk to portfolios, or to further diversify their holdings.