At this Member only Roundtable, invited attendees will explore a universal definition of LGBTQ+ lens investing and start to build a picture of current practices taking place within professional investing.
The session will build on the findings of LGBT Great's A New Frontier: LGBTQ+ Lens Investing for the 2020sreport and ESG event in partnership with HSBC Asset Management. This inspiring session will seek to build a vision for the future and also consider the steps required to get there.
The following 5 questions that we will be exploring:
What would a universal definition of LGBTQ+ investing be?
What are professional investors doing in this important area right now?
What are the perceived challenges and barriers to doing more?
What could a future vision for the industry be?
Bishopsgate 201 England, United Kingdom
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Michelle Dunstan is Chief Responsibility Officer at Janus Henderson Investors, a position she has held since 2023. In this role, she oversees Janus Henderson’s strategy and initiatives in both Corporate Responsibility and Responsible Investing. She leads Janus Henderson’s Responsibility team to deliver on clients’ needs, create business value, build long term partnership and ESG research capabilities with investment and product teams, and drive enhancement and integration of appropriate sustainable practices across the firm. She is a thought leader in Responsible Investing, frequently speaking on the topic at conferences, organizations, and institutions. Prior to joining the firm, Michelle held several roles at Alliance Bernstein over 18 years, including portfolio manager, senior research analyst, global head of responsible investing, and most recently as chief responsibility officer from 2021. Michelle began her career as an engagement manager and consultant for Monitor Group (now Monitor Deloitte).
Michelle received a bachelor of commerce degree (Hons) from Queen’s University and an MBA from Harvard Business School, graduating with high distinction as a Baker Scholar. She has 19 years of financial industry experience.
Matt is an experienced talent management, diversity and organisational development leader with extensive experience within the financial services industry. A proven track record in inspiring others, developing effective strategies, programme execution, managing diverse teams and building partnerships.
Matt was the first in his family to go to university, is part of the LGBT+ community and also from a lower-social economic background.
Matt is responsible for the development of LGBT Great’s programmes, the strategic direction of the organisation and advising organisations on DE&I issues. Matt is also a Board Member of the Diversity Project.