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Philipp Aeby, a Swiss citizen born in 1968, was appointed Chief Executive Officer of RepRisk AG with effect from July 2010. Prior to this role he served as Chief Operating Officer since June 2008. He joined the company when the RepRisk service was launched in May 2006 and became a managing partner in January 2007.
From 2002 until April 2006, Philipp Aeby worked for Amgen International where he was a member of the Regional European Management Team based in Brussels and in charge of budgeting, planning, and sales and marketing operations for Benelux, Central and Eastern Europe, the Nordics countries, and the UK. He also served as a member of the European Sales Leadership Council.
Before joining the pharmaceutical industry, he carried out a number of international assignments with the Boston Consulting Group (BCG). Prior to BCG, he worked as a Project Manager with the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zurich) and as a Research Associate at the International Center for Tropical Agriculture in Colombia.
Philipp Aeby holds a PhD in environmental physics from ETH Zurich and is author of the thriller "Kolumbianische Scheidung".

Andrea Ricci is an analyst for the SAM Smart Materials strategy covering the chemicals sector, including base and specialty chemicals, biofuels and biopolymers companies, and nanotechnology and advanced materials developers. Prior to joining SAM, Andrea gained experience in the chemical industry at BASF and CIBA AG with roles ranging from operations and product development to strategy. Andrea holds a PhD in Chemical Science from the University of Pavia, Italy, and an MBA from the University of Strathclyde, Scotland, with a specialization in clean technology entrepreneurship and venture capital. He is the co-author of around 15 scientific papers and several patents in the area of specialty materials development and characterization. Joined SAM in 2010.

António da Silva Coutinho joined the EDP Group in 2003 as Head of Energy Planning to become Chief Energy Management Officer four years later at EDP Renewals North America, in Houston, where he was also member of the Executive Committee of the company.

Since 2010 he is active as a member of the Executive Board of EDP Services in Lisbon and responsible for the Energy Efficiency B2B and Distributed Generation Business Units.

He previously developed a business consultancy experience in the energy and utilities sector with strategy and implementation projects. He held senior responsibilities at A2P Consult and at the Boston Consulting Group.

Antonio graduated from the Instituto Superior Technico in Lisbon , where he also obtained a MSc degree of Operational Research.

Matt Christensen joined AXA Investment Managers in 2011 as Global Head of Responsible Investment. Matt has been a leading voice in the field of responsible investment and was a member of the European Commission's Co-ordination Committee to explore the future of sustainability policy and legislation in the EU.

He previously held the position of Founding Executive Director of Eurosif from 2002 until his appointment at AXA IM. Eurosif is the leading European Responsible Investment think tank, grouping some 85 financial service providers and representing assets totalling over €1 trillion.

Prior to that, Matt advised European clients as a strategy consultant with Braxton Associates/Deloitte Consulting, before becoming business development director of the Motley Fool, a multimedia financial-services company. He holds MBA and MA degrees from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.

In 2008 Erik Jan Stork joined APG Asset Management as senior sustainability specialist. He works in close cooperation with portfolio managers and is responsible for the further integration of environmental and social information into the investment processes of the listed equities and credit strategies. He has a strong focus on climate change and energy related issues and covers the Oil&Gas, Utilities, Telco and Auto sectors.

Since 2011 Erik represents APG in the Steering Committee of the Institutional Investor Group on Climate Change where he is active in the Corporate Working Group and actively participates in policy engagement. Prior to this he worked for KPMG where he verified Sustainability reports of Shell, Heineken and Philips, greenhouse gas report of Lafarge and Total and validated the greenhouse gas baseline reports for CDM projects.
Erik started his career at Shell where he was responsible for the first company-wide greenhouse gas inventory. Erik studied Science&Ecomomy at the University of Utrecht in the Netherlands and complemented this with various financial management and equity valuation courses at the Amsterdam Institute of Finance and the Faculty of Economics and Business administration of the University of Amsterdam.

Pierre-Yves Le Stradic studied economics and math at the Toulouse School of Economics where he graduated in 2010 after a master thesis on climate change cost-benefit analysis. During his two last years of higher education, he was also a teaching assistant in microeconomics for undergraduates at the University of Toulouse.

After graduating (Msc. in Environmental Economics), he joined Vigeo's research team in the Energy pole. His day to day work involves assessing a portfolio of listed European and North-American companies of the energy sectors (electric & gas utilities, oil, oil equipment & services) regarding their environmental, social and governance performance and related risks management. Main research interests include management of offshore accidents in the oil sector and climate change issues.

Jean-Hugues de Lamaze joined Ecofin in March 2008. Prior to joining Ecofin, Jean-Hugues co-founded UV Capital LLP in 2005 and was co-CIO of the Utilities & Visibility Fund. Prior to this, he was Head of the European Utilities research team at Goldman Sachs in London from 2002 to 2005. Prior to joining Goldman Sachs, he was senior European analyst and Head of French Research & Strategy at Credit Suisse First Boston (1996-2002), after 7 initial years with Enskilda Securities (1989-1996). Jean-Hugues combines over 20 years of experience of equity markets and European utilities. He was voted Top 3 Utilities Manager Oil & Gas Fund Manager in the Extel Survey 2011 – a leading global financial survey based solely on investor and company feedback . He has been consistently top ranked in major surveys, including #1 in the 2002 Institutional Investor Survey. He is a CFAF certified analyst and a member of the French Financial Analysts Society SFAF. He graduated from the INSEAD International Executive Programme, from the Institut Superieur de Gestion in Paris and holds an LLB in Business Law from Paris II-Assas University. He is a French citizen.

Lara Muller is Corio's Head of CSR since 2010. She is advisor to the management board of Corio in terms of CSR strategy, responsible for CSR reporting and facilitates the implementation of the CSR program in the 6 local business units. She is driving a research program in partnership with Erasmus University of Rotterdam to develop a methodology to measure and ultimately manage the creation of Social return on Investment of Corio's core activities. Lara represents Corio at the International Sustainability Alliance, of which Corio is a founding member, and at the GRI, as Corio is an organizational stakeholder. Lara is teaching CSR courses at the Amsterdam School of Real Estate.
Prior to this, Lara was a strategic consultant and subsequently a manager at an international consulting firm where she worked with international clients in the real estate and financial sector. She studied Law and Philosophy at the University of Leiden and did a master in Philosophy of Law.

Thomas Aney is executive director in the LFG Kronos research department with a focus on the German real estate and automotive suppliers. Thomas brings 20 years of financial expertise to the LFG team spanning a wide range of businesses as well as international exposure.

Born in the USA Thomas studied economics and Asian studies with a focus on Chinese at the University of Rochester. After completing his bachelor degree, he packed-up his bags and went to Hong Kong in 1993 where he cut his teeth in the financial industry working at James Capel (HSBC) and Jefferies (Pacific) Ltd. selling Asian equity derivatives (e.g. warrants, convertible bonds, etc.). Fate would bring Thomas to Munich in 1996 where he became an equity analyst at Hypo-Bank and then HypoVereinsbank for 4 years and then moved on to Dresdner Kleinwort in Frankfurt for 8 years where he achieved outstanding client recognition (e.g. ranked Top 3 auto analyst team by Thomson Reuters Extel). Thomas then broadened his business experience as a real estate equity analyst at Heitman International Real Estate Securities Ltd. and most recently 2 years at Siemens AG in the investor relations department.

Jürg Bernet is recognised as an experienced investment analyst and a leading strategic advisor to institutional real estate investors across Europe. He is providing real estate managers with independent advice on how to implement and rebalance their sustainable investment strategies. The clients of his cutting-edge sustainability services include global industry leaders such as Sonae Sierra and CBRE Global Investors, and influential non-governmental organizations such as the Global Reporting Initiative GRI and the Sustainable Building Alliance SBA.

Jürg is a Visiting Professor at Danube University Krems (Austria) and lecturing on real estate and sustainability topics at several universities in Europe. He is the founder and since 1997 the Managing Director of the EURO Institute of Real Estate Management in Cologne
(Germany) and Zug (Switzerland). Jürg has launched and is heading the international research programme Sustainable Investment in Real Estate s-i-r-e, an independent research partnership with about 40 institutional investment and management companies through-out Europe.

In 2011, Jürg established the globally first sustainability report according to GRI's Construction and Real Estate Sector Supplement CRESS. This report is considered the most comprehensive data collection of sustainability in real estate, as it includes annual key figures on the triple-bottom line of economic, environmental and social performance, measured over a 5 year period on more than 1000 office and retail properties from the s-i-r-e research portfolio in 23 countries of Europe.

Nuno Vieira is the Investor Relations Director at Portugal Telecom SGPS S.A. He holds this position since April 2008. Prior to working at PT he was an equity analyst at Millennium investment banking between 2000 and 2007 and also held various positions in the telecoms industry.

Nuno Vieira holds an engineering degree, by Instituto Superior Técnico, a MBA by Universidade Católica Portuguesa and is a CFA charter holder. Nuno Vieira has been ranked several times as an IR professional at the Institutional Investor, European equities survey, including best IR professional by the sell side and by the buy side in the telecommunications sector and in Portugal.

Anthony Miller is an Economic Affairs Officer with the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). Dr. Miller is a specialist on issues of corporate social responsibility (CSR) and corporate governance, with special emphasis on how these issues impact developing countries. He served as an expert in the ISO Working Group on Social Responsibility where, as a member of the integrated drafting task force, he was responsible for drafting significant portions of the ISO 26000 standard. He is one of the principal organizers of the Sustainable Stock Exchanges initiative, named by Forbes magazine as one of the "world's best sustainability ideas". He was the author of the CSR section of UNCTAD's 2011 World Investment Report, and lead author of a 2011 interagency paper to the G20 "Promoting standards for responsible investment in value chains". He provides policy advice on corporate governance disclosure and CSR to a number of international and national bodies. His ongoing work includes research projects on corporate governance disclosure in emerging markets, the CSR practices of transnational corporations, CSR impacts on global value chains, and the responsible investment practices of institutional investors.
Prior to joining UNCTAD, Dr. Miller was a consultant with the International Labour Organization and the High Commission for Human Rights. Before going into public sector work, he was an executive at Robert Bosch GmbH with postings in India, Singapore and China. He holds a B.A. from Trent University, Canada, and an M.Phil. and Ph.D. from Cambridge University, England. He lectures annually on CSR at the Cambridge University Centre of Development Studies, and is a frequent guest lecturer at a number of other universities.

Stephan Olajide-Huesler is the founder and CEO of Responsible Investment Capital, an asset management firm based in Zurich. RIC manages global equity portfolios and advises institutional and private clients on responsible investment and risk management.
 Prior Stephan was a Partner at Genesis Investment, a leading emerging market equity specialist. Prior he was a founding Partner of HSZ, a management buyout from HSBC where he was responsible for managing strategic equity portfolios in Asia.
Throughout his career responsibility and sustainability has been an integral part of his investment strategy.
Stephan holds a Master Degree, lic oec publ  in Finance and Economics at the University of Zurich.

Teresa Salema has been head of corporate sustainability at Portugal Telecom since 2005 and a member of the PT´s Sustainability Committee. She is member of the executive secretary at BCSD, Board Council for Sustainable Development, Portugal since 2010.
She has more than 20 years of experience in telecom sector, working in different markets and segments and companies, namely in Companhia Portuguesa Rádio Marconi, PT comunicações and PT SGPS. She has been responsible for account management, service management, product development, project management, customer service, market management, marketing and corporate image working with corporate clients, SMEs, and residential segments.
She holds telecommunications and electronic degree from Instituto Superior Técnico in Lisboa and a Master in Business Administration from Universidade Nova de Lisboa. She has also a pos graduation in Telecommunication Management from Universidade Católica Portuguesa.
She was an invited professor for Telecom Systems at Universidade Católica Portuguesa for 8 years (2003-2011).

Antti Savilaakso is Director of Responsible Investment & Governance at Nordea. Antti has previously worked with ESG analysis and corporate engagement at Responsible Research in Singapore, Dexia Asset Management in Brussels and ABN AMRO Asset Management in Amsterdam.

Antti has studied investment implications of corporate responsibility and sustainable development extensively and globally.

Steven Tebbe leads all CDP activities in Europe. Previously, he held various senior management positions at Daimler, EADS-Airbus where he ... worked on environmental issues such as REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals), GMES (Global Monitoring for Environment and Security) and Air Traffic Management.

Most recently served as the Vice President for Environmental Affairs at the Berkshire Hathaway subsidiary NetJets, as well as being a Partner at Antural Partners, a boutique sustainability-consulting firm. Steven holds a Masters degree in Public Administration from Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts as well as a Masters degree from the Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management in Belgium. He is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society (FRGS) and a member of the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS).

Peter Düllmann is executive director in the LFG Kronos research department with a focus on the German Healthcare sector. Since more than 20 years he has been exposed to this industry segment either on the operating side or as an industry specialist in different investment banking activities.

Peter earned university degrees in Pharmacy and Business Administration and holds a post graduate degree of EFFAS (CEFA). He started his career as a pharmacist working in a public pharmacy and as a member of the German naval forces where was responsible for the supply of medical drugs and equipment to units in north-western Germany and abroad. At Merck & Co he joined the marketing department before turning to capital markets in 1997 when he became member of the European WestLB Panmure Healthcare team. From 2001 to 2010 he was head of Sal. Oppenheim's European Healthcare team located in Germany and Switzerland. During this time the team covered a broad range of listed European Pharma, Biotech, Medtech and Hospital Management companies. After the transition of parts of Sal. Oppenheim's activities to Macquarie Peter held the same position at this globally active investment bank. Given his scientific and industry background Peter contributed to a number of corporate finance projects like IPOs (e.g. Lundbeck, RheinBiotech, Cosmo, Wilex) and M&A-projects (e.g. Betapharm, Doc Morris) during origination as well as execution. He achieved numerous rankings as part of the respective teams with e.g. Extel and Starmine.