Episode 20: How investment managers are handling ESG regulation

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How much is green investing changing the financial services sector, and how are regulators and investment managers responding to rapidly changing investor preferences? In our latest episode, we invited James Alexander and Isha Gupta on the show to share their views on the commercial and regulatory challenges that investment managers are facing with the shift to ESG investing. Join us as we explore the opportunities and challenges that we believe are in store for the investment and wealth management industry as this shift continues.

Key questions:

  • What are some of the most significant regulatory initiatives we’re seeing today on ESG investing?
  • How much of a challenge do investment managers face in implementing the new regulatory requirements that are coming down the track?
  • What are the challenges investment managers are likely to face in obtaining their clients’ sustainability preferences ?
  • Where are regulators likely to turn their attention to next in this space?


James Alexander

James is an experienced Investment & Wealth Management leader who focuses on helping clients effectively execute on their strategic vision. His experience ranges from supporting M&A and due diligence, through to developing and building new business units and entering into new markets, delivering Target Operating Models from conception through to operational build and go-live, vendor selection, and operational efficiency.

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Scott Martin
Senior Manager
EMEA Centre for Regulatory Strategy

Scott is a Senior Manager in the Centre for Regulatory Strategy advising on international banking regulation, with a particular focus on bank capital, strategy, cyber risk and public policy-making processes.

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