"I have learned that great leaders are defined by their followers"

Career Path: Søren Kjær has built businesses and constructed teams throughout his career. He has always focused on hiring the right people, and he proudly mentions several great hires he has made in his career. When he entered the world of wealth management, he was further strengthened in this belief.


Investors gauge future climate risks with satellite imaging

Chris Kaminker was one of the many remote onlookers unnerved by the images of Australia’s most recent bushfires. Kaminker ran sustainable finance research at SEB, the Swedish bank that structured the first green bond, before joining the asset management arm of Swiss private bank Lombard Odier last year. In a newly created role, he was responsible for developing ways to analyze how the warming planet — and increasing pressure to cut carbon emissions— will affect companies.


...and more about people

Fondab gets a new CEO, a savings specialist becomes responsible for sustainability and a new CEO enters the asset management industry. These are some of this week’s job moves.

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Worthwhile Capital appoints advisors with IMF and G7 experience and expands sales team

The EU Taxonomy will become part of the Non-Financial Reporting Directive, which means that institutional investors will also have to report on their exposure to unsustainable economic activities, according to partner at Worthwhile Capital Kerim Kaskal's assessment. Worthwhile Capital is expanding its team to meet the demand for sustainable investing that the policy initiative will create, he says.


Ex-ABG banker invests his time in the bankers of tomorrow

Career Path: Even though he spends a lot of time on his new company, HC Andersen Capital, and is a board member for various companies, the former Head of Markets at ABG Sundal Collier Tue Østergaard has had the time he needed to realize a life-long dream of his. He tells AMWatch how he has now started giving back to the industry.

Hines Nordic executive: We will never compromise on quality and location

US titan Hines 'eats' from all asset classes within real estate, but it's a picky buyer. In spite of its massive wallet, the real estate investor is happy waiting for the right investment. The acquisition of the two iconic silos in northern Copenhagen is a good example of what's being sought after, the Nordic Senior Managing Director tells EjendomsWatch.

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