Bruce Kahn | Portfolio Manager
Sustainable Insight Capital Management

Bruce Kahn, Portfolio Manager, Sustainable Insight Capital Management

Bruce has over 26 years of relevant academic, environmental and investment management experience. From 2008-2012, Bruce was a Director at Deutsche Asset Management where he served as an investment strategist conducting analytical research on sustainable investing. Bruce also managed a Sustainable Investment portfolio at Citi Smith Barney, across a broad mix of sectors including sustainability leaders, agri-business, clean tech and renewable energy companies. Bruce is a Lecturer at Columbia University's Earth Institute in the Sustainability Management Program and holds a PhD in Land Resources from University of Wisconsin, Madison. Bruce is a recipient of both a J. William Fulbright Scholarship and a National Science Foundation Fellowship in ecological economics and served in the United States Peace Corps in the Republic of Cameroon, (1989-1993). Bruce currently serves as the Chair of the Finance Committee of the Robert and Patricia Switzer Foundation, previously served as Trustee of the Jesse Smith Noyes Foundation, and is a member of the Board of Visitors for the Gaylord Nelson Institute of Environmental Studies at the University of Wisconsin, Madison.


TSC 2018 - DAY 2 @ 11:50

Modeling the big picture – how will macroeconomic and geopolitical developments guide trading decisions in 2018 and beyond?

  • How does increased geopolitical uncertainty, particularly following Brexit, the election of Donald Trump and the rise of Western nationalism, drive other risk factors? 
  • Behavioral vs quantitative approaches to economic forecasts – balancing hard numbers with human psychology in economic forecasting
  • Where do traditional risk management processes fall short in effectively assessing the complex relationships between key risk factors?
  • How can you apply new advances in quantitative modeling to geopolitical and socioeconomic risks?

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