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Christine Chow 2022

Christine Chow

Job title
Global Head of Stewardship
United Kingdom
Current employer
HSBC Asset Management

Christine is the global head of Stewardship at HSBC Asset Management and a board member of HSBC Asset Management UK Limited. She has 25 years’ experience in investment management, research & consulting, with a focus on technology and sustainability.

Her PhD thesis on responsible investment was short-listed for a United Nations award in Sweden for industry relevance and academic excellence.  She is a board member of the International Corporate Governance Network (ICGN), an organization led by investors responsible for assets under management in excess of $US 59 trillion from over 39 countries and territories. She was appointed an honorary adviser to the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) Hong Kong in April 2021, and the Convenor (Chair) of the FRC Sustainability and Climate Action Task Force (SCATF) in February 2022.

She is an Emeritus Governor of the London School of Economics (LSE), following the completion of her six-year term as a Member of Court and Investment Committee (2015-2021). She was a member in the Data Governance Task Force of the UK All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Artificial Intelligence (2018 – 2021); and an Adjunct Professor in Finance at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (2014 - 2016), where she established the first tri-modal graduate course on social entrepreneurship and impact investing, supported by funds from family foundation and the Hong Kong government.

She was named as one of the top 30 Inspirational Women in the City of London.  In 2020, she won the Finance Monthly Women in Finance Award as the Investment Management Leader of the Year (Asia).

Christine is a graduate of the London School of Economics and the University of Melbourne. She completed an executive education course on financial engineering at Stanford University.

Prior to joining HSBC, she was executive director in charge of ESG advisory and integration at IHS Markit and the global head of technology, Asia and emerging markets at Federated Hermes EOS.

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