Wednesday webinar at one: Managing supply chain risks in emerging markets

Wednesday 15 June 2022 | 13:00 - 13:40 | Webinar

This session has been organised by CFA UK's ESG working group

A combination of fragmented supply chains, remote production sites and low-income workers, often with a scant choice of employer and an absence of effective governmental oversight, means the conditions for exploitation and profiteering from poor environmental and labour practices are present across many emerging market and frontier countries. 

In this webinar Anthony Linehan, CFA, Head of ESG Strategy and Partner at Somerset Capital will be sharing his experience of navigating this landscape, including experience (and shortcomings) of site visits, useful third party resources, and the steps that can be taken by investors to try and minimise these risks in portfolio companies.   

Where recordings are made, these are a member benefit that are accessed through the member-only platform, CFA UK Discover.


Registration: 12:55

Event: 13:00 - 13:40

CPD Points: 0.75


Anthony Linehan, CFA, Head of ESG Strategy and Partner, Somerset Capital

Anthony Linehan, CFA, has over 17 years’ experience in emerging market investing and pioneered Somerset’s sustainable investment process in 2016. He has continued to lead the evolution of Somerset's approach including developing bespoke quantitative and qualitative tools for ESG analysis in EM.

Anthony has extensive experience in portfolio management, having worked as co-manager of the Somerset mid cap strategy since 2018 and previously as an Asian equity fund manager at F&C Asset Management. He graduated from the University of Edinburgh where he read economics & politics, and is a CFA Charterholder.

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