Beatrice Weder di Mauro joins Unigestion’s Board
We are thrilled that Beatrice will be joining Unigestion’s Board. Not only does she have an impressive academic and advisory background, but her experience on the boards of various other companies gives her significant business and governance expertise. We look forward to her wise counsel and contribution to the achievement of our strategic goals.
Unigestion is an impressive, principled business that takes a rigorous approach to developing cutting edge solutions for investors; combining research and technology with ESG considerations across a range of asset classes. I am delighted to have joined the Board to work with Bernard and the executive team as Unigestion seeks to deliver long-term sustainable returns to the benefit of its clients and society.
Unigestion, the independent, specialist asset manager, is delighted to announce the appointment of Beatrice Weder di Mauro as a Non-executive Director.
Professor Weder di Mauro, who joined the Unigestion Board this week, is one of Europe’s leading academics, having worked as an economic adviser for several governments and central banks, as well as serving on the boards of a number of major corporations. She is currently Professor of International Economics at The Graduate Institute in Geneva and President of CEPR, the leading European network of economists. She is also Research Professor and Distinguished Fellow at the Emerging Markets Institute of INSEAD.
From 2001 to 2018, Professor Weder di Mauro held the Chair for International Macroeconomics at the Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz and from 2004 to 2012 was a member of the German Council of Economic Experts. She previously worked at the University of Basel and the International Monetary Fund and held visiting positions at Harvard University and the United Nations University in Tokyo. She is currently an independent director on the Board of Bosch and was on the board of UBS for 10 years.
Unigestion is an independent, specialist asset manager providing innovative, tailored solutions for investors worldwide. For more than 50 years we have stayed true to our conviction that intelligent risk-taking is key to delivering consistent returns over time. Today, we are responsible for over $21.5bn* in assets under management across our four areas of expertise – equities, private equity, liquid alternatives and multi asset, with ESG considerations embedded across 84% of our assets.
Helping our clients achieve investment success drives everything we do. We take the time to truly understand their requirements and work with them to create tailored solutions that meet their specific needs. Our focus on understanding and anticipating risk as a means to outperform sets us apart. Risk management is part of our DNA, our culture and defines everything we do. By taking risk in a measured, informed way, we aim to deliver superior performance for our clients.
Headquartered in Geneva, Unigestion has a global presence that extends across Europe, North America and Asia. We are privately owned, with a shareholder structure designed to ensure our long-term stability and align our interests with those of our clients.
*Source: Unigestion as at 31.03.2021
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