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Michael Baldinger - Global Head of Sustainable and Impact Investing

Michael joined UBS Asset Management as Head of Sustainable and Impact Investing in November 2016. In this newly created role, he is responsible for establishing a world-class Sustainable and Impact Investing business across asset classes.

Prior to joining UBS Asset Management, Michael served as CEO and Chairman of the Executive Committee at RobecoSAM from 2011 to 2016. He joined the firm in 2009. Prior to RobecoSAM, Michael was a Managing Director at Credit Suisse Asset Management, where he was Head of Distribution for the Americas from 2005 to 2008.

He earned a Bachelor's degree equivalent in Business Management from KV Zürich Business School and a Master degree from Harvard Business School (Executive Programs). Michael holds Series 7 and 63 licenses.

Dinah Koehler - Executive Director, Sustainable Investment Research

Dinah Koehler is Executive Director, Sustainable Investment Research. One of her roles is to develop partnerships with academic institutions to create our Global Sustainable Impact Equity methodology.

Dinah joined UBS Asset Management in 2015. Previously she advised and worked for large global corporations, national governments and international organizations on sustainability issues. Dinah holds a Science Doctorate from Harvard University.

Thomas Wels - Head of Global Real Estate

Thomas is Head of Global Real Estate, UBS Asset Management. He joined UBS in 2005, having previously worked as a consultant for both McKinsey and Company and Price Waterhouse Consulting. Thomas holds a PhD in Economics from the University of St Gallen.

Massimiliano Castelli - Head of Strategy for Global Sovereign Markets

As Head of Strategy in the team serving sovereign institutions globally, Massimiliano analyses the market trends affecting the investment behaviour of central banks, sovereign wealth funds and other state-controlled investment institutions and works closely with the investment teams in providing investment advice and developing tailored investment solutions for clients and prospects.  

Max established himself as a global thought leader on the macroeconomic, financial and political trends in sovereign wealth management abd  He has often been called in by leading institutions as an expert on global economic and financial matters.

Max holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Rome where he lectured and a Msc in Economics from the University of London. He is a Fellow at the Sovereign Investment Laboratory at Bocconi University, Milan and a Member of Executive Committee, Asset Management Investment Council, International Capital Market Association