This event is the second of three in the climate investing series, jointly organised by Climate Bonds Initiative and CFA UK
Green bonds represent a fast growing area of the fixed income market that allows investors to allocate their capital to climate-friendly proposals and on the flip-side provides funding for climate friendly activities. The main point is the definition of what constitutes a green bond. A panel of industry experts will discuss the bonds, the market and will cover the following areas:
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Event: 17:00 - 18:00
CPD Points: 1.00
David Zahn, CFA, Head of Sustainable Investment & Europe, Fixed Income, Senior Vice President, Portfolio Manager, Franklin Templeton
David Zahn is the senior vice president and head of Sustainable Investment & European fixed income for Franklin Templeton Fixed Income in London, United Kingdom. David is Co-Chair of Franklin Templeton’s Stewardship and Sustainability Council. He is responsible for leading the management of European fixed income strategies, and several global aggregate and global government fixed income portfolios.
David has over 26 years of experience in financial services. He is a member of the Fixed Income Research and Strategy Team (FIRST), which sets broad fixed income strategy at Franklin Templeton. Prior to his current role, David was a senior portfolio manager for Citigroup Asset Management. David joined Franklin Templeton in 2006 as a senior vice president and portfolio manager.
David holds a bachelor of science in business administration from the University of Maine, a MA in war in the modern world from King's College London, and a MBA in finance from the University of Connecticut. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charterholder, a qualified Financial Risk Manager (FRM), and a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) charterholder.
Fabrizio Palmucci, Senior Advisor, Climate Bonds Initiative
Fabrizio Palmucci, CFA is a Senior Advisor at the Climate Bonds Initiative. Fabrizio is focused on mobilising capital towards companies and projects that feature credible, Paris-aligned, transition plans and projects.
Fabrizio works with issuers, originating banks as well as investors to reduce market friction and improve risk differentiation for transition and green investments. He has spent close to 20 years in the fixed-income buy-side space in different roles, trading, credit analysis and strategy and with several firms from boutique to tier one assets managers and rating agencies.
Monica Filkova, CFA, Climate and Sustianabale Finance Advisor
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