Nuala Walsh | Former CMO Standard Life Aberdeen, Vice Chair of
UN Women

Nuala Walsh, Former CMO Standard Life Aberdeen, Vice Chair of, UN Women

Ms Walsh is an award-winning global marketeer and strategic advisor with over 25 years’ leadership experience in financial services and management consulting. Most recently, she was Chief Marketing Officer of Standard Life Aberdeen and member of the Executive Committee of the Asset Management Business. Prior to this, she held various strategic and commercial roles at Standard Life Investments, Blackrock, Merrill Lynch and Merrill Lynch Investment Managers. Earlier in her career, Ms Walsh was Strategy & Transformation consultant with PA Consulting where she advised blue-chip, NGOs and start-up firms, including the World Bank. 
Current appointments include Vice-Chair of UN Women (UK); member of the Inclusion Advisory Board at The FA; the Integrity Committee at the Chartered Institute of Securities & Investments; and the Gender Taskforce at the International Association of Athletics Federations.
Ms Walsh was named amongst Financial News' Top100 Most Influential Women in Europe (2015) and the Top 50 Most Innovative CMOs (2017). 
Ms Walsh earned a first-class MBS from UCD, a BA from Trinity College Dublin and is undertaking an MSc in Behavioural Science. She has lectured in Insead and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing.


Wealth 2.0 Day 1 - 28th November 2018 @ 09:10

Opening Remarks from the Chair

Wealth 2.0 Day 1 - 28th November 2018 @ 09:20

A crash is coming – Are investment managers as well as its digital offerings (Robos) prepared and will clients thank them for their efforts after?

  • Does investment management have a problem with risk mitigation given 10 years of QE and traditional non-correlations becoming correlated?
  • Are the strategies on the money making and risk management side becoming inadequate for the coming turbulence?
  • Retail customers deserve better than passive net long strategies?
  • Is the investment management world ready to control client risk during mass market turbulence?
  • Has the robo-advice industry become too focused on the bells and whistles and not the renaissance of investment strategies to the mass market?

Wealth 2.0 Day 1 - 28th November 2018 @ 11:40

Automation vs. Humans - How robots are disrupting investment

  • Passive advantage vs. Active disadvantage
  • Shift from technology-enabled human relationships to experiences with human support – the hybrid approach?
  • The advantages of human advisors include sensitivity to emotions, flexibility, accountability and the ability to offer tailored services
  • Cost and efficiency vs. Emotion and trust?

Wealth 2.0 Day 2 - 29th November 2018 @ 09:00

Opening Remarks from the Chair

Wealth 2.0 Day 2 - 29th November 2018 @ 09:50

Why diversity matters to your customers and to the future of your business

  • Links between employee diversity and company innovation
  • Perspectives for innovation and best solutions to help clients achieve their objectives.
  • Making sure your advisors reflect the diversity of your customers
  • Women and wealth
  • Competition for talent
last published: 27/Nov/18 11:35 GMT

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