Gender Equality in the C-Suite & Boardroom 2016

Navigating Institutional Investor Demand & Business Capability
nasdaq
 May 10, 2016
Nasdaq
Stockholm, Sweden

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ABOUT THE PROGRAM
PROGRAM AGENDA

Time Description
8:30-8:45 AM Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:45 Welcome Remarks
Christopher P. Skroupa, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Skytop Strategies
8:45-9:05 Opening Remarks
Lauri Rosendahl, President, Nasdaq Nordic & Nasdaq Stockholm
9:05-9:35 Opening Keynote
Gender Diversity Through the Lens of Public Service & Industry

Presenter:
Sorana Baciu, Secretary of State, Ministry of Economy, Government of Romania & Vice President Executive Forum, PWN Global
9:35-10:35 Gender Diversity & Company Performance: Highlights of Recent Research in the Financial Industry & Its Implication for Broader Application
9:35-9:55 Topic Introduction
Gender Diversity & Company Performance: Highlights of Recent Research in the Financial Industry & Its Implication for Broader Application

Presenter:

Mimmi Kheddache Jendeby, Vice President, Senior Research Strategist, State Street Center for Applied Research
9:55-10:35 Panel Discussion Session
Gender Diversity & Company Performance: Highlights of Recent Research in the Financial Industry & Its Implication for Broader Application

Moderator:
Mimmi Kheddache Jendeby, Vice President, Senior Research Strategist, State Street Center for Applied Research
Panelists:
Anette Andersson, ESG Investment Specialist, SEB
Evan Harvey, Director, Corporate Responsibility, Nasdaq
Eirik Winter, Managing Director, Head of Investment Banking & Chairman, Nordic Region, Citi
10:35-10:50 Networking Break
10:50-11:20 Reflections from the C-Suite: How Gender Diversity Forces Leaders to Rethink Everything
Presenter:
Sarah McPhee, Chair, Center for Business & Policy Studies (SNS)
Partner, Ahlen & Partners
11:20-11:30 How to Accelerate the Change Process: Some Tips to Help Stakeholders Go to the Next Level
Presenter:

Pernilla Alexandersson, Chief Executive Officer & Founder, Add Gender
11:30-11:45 When Capital Creates Social Impact & Financial Returns
Presenter:

Michael Baldinger, Chief Executive Officer, RobecoSAM
11:45-12:00 PM Gender & Long Term Investing
Presenter:

Mats Andersson, Chief Executive Officer, AP4
12:00-1:15 Networking Luncheon & Presentation
12:00 Networking Luncheon
12:45 Luncheon Presentation
RobecoSAM Global Gender Equality Impact Equities Strategy: Your Gender Inclusive Portfolio
Facilitator:

Evan Harvey, Director, Corporate Responsibility, Nasdaq
Discussants:
Junwei Hafner-Cai, Senior Analyst & Co-Portfolio Manager, RobecoSAM
Rachel Whittaker, Senior SI Analyst, RobecoSAM
1:15-1:45 Observations on Gender Equality in the C Suite & Boardroom from an American Elected Official
Presenter:

The Honorable Janet Cowell, North Carolina State Treasurer, North Carolina Department of the State Treasurer
1:45-2:25 Why Institutional Investors Should Care About Gender Diversity: Trends on Scoring Company Diversity Practices & Performance
Moderator:

Melissa Waller, Chief of Staff, North Carolina Department of State Treasurer
Panelists:
Jason Britton, Chief Investment Officer, Sciens-GOOD Asset Management
Richard Grottheim, Chief Executive Officer, AP7
Anna Ryott, Chief Executive Officer, Swedfund
2:25-2:45 Networking Break
2:45-3:35 Success Stories & Challenges in How Gender-Smart Companies Hedge Against Unconscious Biases
Moderator:

Isabella Lenarduzzi,Owner & Managing Director, JUMP
Panelists:
Sofia Falk, Founder & Creative Director, We are the StoryDoers
Amanda Lundeteg, Chief Executive Officer, AllBright
Tinna C. Nielsen, Anthropologist & Founder, Move the Elephant for Inclusiveness
3:35-3:55 Research Summary: What Institutional Investors & Regulators are Considering in Refreshing the Composition of Boards
Presenter:

Howard Sherman, Head of Corporate Governance Business Development, MSCI
3:55-4:05 Refreshment Break
4:05-4:55 The Gender Inclusive Company: How to Best Recruit & Develop Women Leaders
Moderator:

Maria Oldin, Managing Director, EDGE Strategy
Panelists:
Håkan Nyberg, Chief Executive Officer, Nordnet Bank AB
Anka Wittenberg, Head of People Sustainability and Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer, SAP
Vahid Zohali, Global Head of Banking, Tieto
4:55-5:35 Institutional Investor Engagement: How Institutional Shareholders are Pressing Companies to Take Meaningful Action in Appointing Qualified Women Leaders
Moderator:

Anders Thorendal, Treasurer & Chief Investment Officer, Church of Sweden
Panelists:
Ulrika Danielson, Head of Communications & HR, AP2
Meryl Murtagh, Corporate Governance Attorney, North Carolina Department of State Treasurer
Howard Sherman, Head of Corporate Governance Business Development, MSCI
5:35-6:35 Networking Reception

SESSION LEADERS
  1. Pernilla Alexandersson
    Chief Executive Officer & Founder
    Add Gender
    Stockholm, Sweden
  2. Anette Andersson
    ESG Investment Specialist
    SEB
    Stockholm, Sweden
  3. Mats Andersson
    Chief Executive Officer
    AP4
    Stockholm, Sweden
  4. Sorana Baciu
    Secretary of State, Ministry of Economy
    Government of Romania
    Vice President Executive Forum
    PWN Global
    Bucharest, Romania
  5. Michael Baldinger
    Chief Executive Officer
    RobecoSAM
    Zürich, Switzerland
  6. The Honorable Janet Cowell
    North Carolina State Treasurer
    North Carolina Department of the State Treasurer
    Raleigh, NC
  7. Ulrika Danielson
    Head, Communications & HR
    AP2
    Stockholm, Sweden
  8. Sofia Falk
    Founder & Creative Director
    We are the StoryDoers
    Stockholm, Sweden
  9. Richard Grottheim
    Chief Executive Officer
    ‎AP7
    Stockholm, Sweden
  10. Junwei Hafner-Cai
    Senior Analyst & Co-Portfolio Manager
    RobecoSAM
    Zürich, Switzerland
  11. Evan Harvey
    Director, Corporate Responsibility
    Nasdaq
    Washington, D.C.
  12. Mimmi Kheddache Jendeby
    Vice President & Senior Research Strategist
    State Street Center for Applied Research
    Gothenburg, Sweden
  13. Isabella Lenarduzzi
    Owner & Managing Director
    JUMP
    Brussels, Belgium
  14. Amanda Lundeteg
    ‎Chief Executive Officer
    AllBright Foundation
    Stockholm, Sverige
  1. Sarah McPhee
    Chair
    Center for Business & Policy Studies (SNS)
    Partner
    Ahlen & Partners
    Stockholm, Sweden
  2. Meryl Murtagh
    Corporate Governance Attorney
    North Carolina Department of State Treasurer
    Raleigh, North Carolina
  3. Tinna C. Nielsen
    Anthropologist & Founder
    Move the Elephant for Inclusiveness
    Aarhus, Denmark
  4. Håkan Nyberg
    Chief Executive Officer
    Nordnet Bank AB
    Stockholm, Sweden
  5. Maria Oldin
    Managing Director
    EDGE Strategy
    Zürich, Switzerland
  6. Lauri Rosendahl
    President
    Nasdaq Nordic & Nasdaq Stockholm
    Stockholm, Sweden
  7. Anna Ryott
    CEO
    Swedfund
    Stockholm, Sweden
  8. Howard Sherman
    Head of Corporate Governance Business Development
    MSCI
    Portland, ME
  9. Anders Thorendal
    Treasurer & Chief Investment Officer
    Church of Sweden
    Uppsala, Sweden
  10. Melissa Waller
    Chief of Staff
    North Carolina Department of State Treasurer
    Raleigh, NC
  11. Rachel Whittaker
    Senior SI Analyst
    RobecoSAM
    Zürich, Switzerland
  12. Eirik Winter
    Managing Director
    Head of Investment Banking & Chairman, Nordic Region
    Citi
    Stockholm, Sweden
  13. Anka Wittenberg
    Head of People Sustainability
    Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer
    SAP
    Hannover, Germany
  14. Vahid Zohali
    Global Head of Banking
    Tieto
    Stockholm, Sweden
DELEGATES
  1. Jonas Ahlen
    Managing Partner
    Ahlen & Partners
    Stockholm, Sweden
  2. Katarina Ahlstedt
    Senior Portfolio Manager
    AP4
    Stockholm, Sweden
  3. Pernilla Alexandersson
    Chief Executive Officer & Founder
    Add Gender
    Stockholm, Sweden
  4. Tina Almqvist
    Head of Employer Branding & Diversity, Sweden
    Tieto
    Stockholm, Sweden
  5. Anette Andersson
    ESG Investment Specialist
    SEB
    Stockholm, Sweden
  6. Maria Andersson
    Head of Human Resources
    Cordial AB
    Stockholm, Sweden
  7. Mats Andersson
    Chief Executive Officer
    AP4
    Stockholm, Sweden
  8. Jessica Areborn
    Sales Manager
    Add Gender AB
    Stockholm, Sweden
  9. Julia Axelsson
    Risk Manager
    Länsförsäkringar AB
    Stockholm, Sweden
  10. Sorana Baciu
    Secretary of State, Ministry of Economy
    Government of Romania
    Vice President Executive Forum
    PWN Global
    Bucharest, Romania
  11. Michael Baldinger
    Chief Executive Officer
    RobecoSAM
    Zürich, Switzerland
  12. Lisa Baumgartel
    Communications Associate
    Ethical Markets and AtKisson Group
    Stockholm, Sweden
  13. Cecilia Bergendahl
    Managing Director
    Svenska PostkodLotteriet
    Stockholm, Sweden
  14. Elisabet Jamal Bergström
    Head of Corporate Sustainability
    Handelsbanken
    Stockholm, Sweden
  15. Carina Björkefors
    MD EnterCard Sweden and Chief Development Officer
    EnterCard Sweden
    Stockholm, Sweden
  16. Lena Bjurner
    SVP HR
    Scandic Hotels
    Stockholm, Sweden
  17. Annika Borg
    Group HR, Talent Management, Diversity
    SEB
    Stockholm, Sweden
  18. Malin Boström
    Project Manager
    Media Planet
    Stockholm, Sweden
  19. Jason Britton
    Chief Investment Officer
    Sciens-GOOD Asset Management
    New York, NY
  20. Hanine Carlberg
    Manager, Labour Affairs Development
    Scania
    Södertälje, Sweden
  21. Jenny Claesson
    Marketing Director
    Add Gender AB
    Stockholm, Sweden
  22. The Honorable Janet Cowell
    North Carolina State Treasurer
    North Carolina Department of the State Treasurer
    Raleigh, NC
  23. Ulrika Danielson
    Head, Communications & HR
    AP2
    Stockholm, Sweden
  24. Veronique De Baets
    Gender Expert
    Institute for Equality for Women and Men
    Brussels, Belgium
  25. Charles H. Dufresne, Jr
    Managing Director
    Sciens Capital Management
    New York, NY
  26. Claes Eliasson
    Vice President of Corporate Communications
    Nasdaq
    Stockholm, Sweden
  27. Eva Eliasson
    Business Unit Director
    Pfizer Pharmaceuticals
    Stockholm, Sweden
  28. Cristina Espelund
    Founder
    Advantage Sustainability
    Stockholm, Sweden
  29. Sofia Falk
    Founder & Creative Director
    We are the StoryDoers
    Stockholm, Sweden
  30. Ulrika Fjällborg
    Journalist
    Fjällborg Media AB
    Stockholm, Sweden
  31. Jenny Garneij
    Chief Human Capital Officer, HR
    Nordnet Bank AB
    Stockholm, Sweden
  32. Richard Grottheim
    Chief Executive Officer
    ‎AP7
    Stockholm, Sweden
  33. Christine Gugolz Kiefer
    Head of Client Strategy, Marketing & Client Services
    RobecoSAM
    Zurich, Sweden
  34. Junwei Hafner-Cai
    Senior Analyst & Co-Portfolio Manager
    RobecoSAM
    Zürich, Switzerland
  35. Evan Harvey
    Director, Corporate Responsibility
    Nasdaq
    Washington, D.C.
  36. Alyssa Heath
    Senior Manager, Policy
    Principles for Responsible Investment
    London, England
  37. Christina Hilmersson
    Chief Financial Officer
    Creades
    Stockholm, Sweden
  38. Eric Hoh
    Head of Alternative Investments
    SEB Merchant Banking
    Stockholm, Sweden
  39. Clas-Henrik Ivarsson
    Consultant to RobecoSAM
    SI Scandinavia
    Stockholm, Sweden
  40. Kim Jakobsson
    Managing Director
    Ungdomar AB
    Stockholm, Sweden
  41. Mimmi Kheddache Jendeby
    Vice President & Senior Research Strategist
    State Street Center for Applied Research
    Gothenburg, Sweden
  42. Anna Jonsson, CFA
    Institutional Sales
    The Ohman Group
    Stockholm, Sweden
  43. Malcolm Kemp
    HR Director
    Klarna
    Stockholm, Sweden
  44. Annie Kempton
    Corporate Communications Manager
    RobecoSAM
    Zürich, Switzerland
  45. Monica Lagercrantz
    Partner
    Lagercrantz Associates
    Stockholm, Sweden
  46. Jenny Lantz
    Researcher
    Stockholm School of Economics, Center for Arts, Business, and Culture
    Stockholm, Sweden
  47. Isabella Lenarduzzi
    Owner & Managing Director
    JUMP
    Brussels, Belgium
  48. Minna Levin
    Co-Founder & Diversity Strategist
    We Link Sweden
    Stockholm, Sweden
  49. Sandra Lindqvist
    Management Consultant
    ÅF
    Stockholm, Sweden
  50. Amanda Lundeteg
    ‎Chief Executive Officer
    AllBright Foundation
    Stockholm, Sverige
  1. Arwind Malhotra
    Co-Founder/Partner
    We are the StoryDoers
    Stockholm, Sweden
  2. Annika Manninen
    Associate
    MSCI
    London, England
  3. Olaf Martin
    Senior Portfolio Manager
    RobecoSAM
    Zurich, Switzerland
  4. Sarah McPhee
    Chair
    Center for Business & Policy Studies (SNS)
    Partner
    Ahlen & Partners
    Stockholm, Sweden
  5. Jorgen Mork
    Vice President
    MSCI
    London, England
  6. Helena Mueller
    Senior Sustainability Manager
    Sustainability Investment Advisory Services
    KPMG
    Stockholm, Sweden
  7. Meryl Murtagh
    Corporate Governance Attorney
    North Carolina Department of State Treasurer
    Raleigh, North Carolina
  8. Kristina Najjar
    Head of Business Development, Nordic Region
    Aberdeen Asset Management
    Stockholm, Sweden
  9. Christiane Neumayer
    Chair of New York City Campaign Committee
    2020 Women on Boards
    New York, NY
  10. Tinna C. Nielsen
    Anthropologist & Founder
    Move the Elephant for Inclusiveness
    Aarhus, Denmark
  11. Ann-Christin Nyberg
    Board Member
    WiTEC Sweden
    Stockholm, Sweden
  12. Håkan Nyberg
    Chief Executive Officer
    Nordnet Bank AB
    Stockholm, Sweden
  13. Maria Oldin
    Managing Director
    EDGE Strategy
    Zürich, Switzerland
  14. Martijn Oosterwoud
    Head of Client Portfolio Management
    RobecoSAM
    Zurich, Switzerland
  15. Henrietta Palmcrantz
    Research Associate
    Lagercrantz Associates
    Stockholm, Sweden
  16. Karin Palmquist
    HR Director
    NetEnt
    Stockholm, Sweden
  17. Mikaela Persson
    Executive Assistant
    Nordnet Bank AB
    Stockholm, Sweden
  18. Linda Portnoff
    Researcher
    Stockholm School of Economics, Center for Arts, Business, and Culture
    Location Stockholm, Sweden
  19. John Rigas
    Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
    Sciens Capital Management
    New York, NY
  20. Carla Rijmenams
    Advisor
    Institute for Equality for Women and Men
    Brussels, Belgium
  21. Lauri Rosendahl
    President
    Nasdaq Nordic & Nasdaq Stockholm
    Stockholm, Sweden
  22. Anna Ryott
    CEO
    Swedfund
    Stockholm, Sweden
  23. Dominik Scheck
    Senior Client Portfolio Manager
    RobecoSAM
    Zurich, Switzerland
  24. Howard Sherman
    Head of Corporate Governance Business Development
    MSCI
    Portland, ME
  25. Caroline Sjösten
    Senior Portfolio Manager, Manager Selection & ESG Coordinator
    Skandia Mutual Life Insurance Co
    Stockholm, Sweden
  26. Åsa Skogsfors
    Head of Corporate Finance & Markets
    AB Electrolux
    Stockholm, Sweden
  27. Barbara Smet
    Former Company Business Leader
    BD
    Antwerp, Belgium
  28. Tina Soderlund-Boley
    Head of Northern European Institutional and Intermediary Clients
    GAM
    London, England
  29. Cécile Steiner
    Senior Marketing Communications Manager
    RobecoSAM
    Zurich, Switzerland
  30. Malin Strömquist
    Manager
    Cordial AB
    Stockholm, Sweden
  31. Anneli Sundström
    Head of Communications and Public Affairs, Nordic Countries
    Citi
    Stockholm, Sweden
  32. Anders Thorendal
    Treasurer & Chief Investment Officer
    Church of Sweden
    Uppsala, Sweden
  33. Ingrid Thuresson
    Chairman of the Board
    WiTEC SWEDEN
    Båstad, Sweden
  34. Patrik Tigerschiöld
    President
    Bure
    Stockholm, Sweden
  35. Camilla Wagner
    Chief Executive Officer
    Klara K
    Stockholm, Sweden
  36. Martina Wallenberg
    Group and Parent Liquidity Controller
    Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken (SEB) – Group Staff
    Stockholm, Sweden
  37. Melissa Waller
    Chief of Staff
    North Carolina Department of State Treasurer
    Raleigh, NC
  38. Richard Waller
    Managing Director
    Media Planet
    Stockholm, Sweden
  39. Reinhilde Weidacher
    Executive Director, Head of Sustainable & Responsible Investment Research
    ISS Ethix
    Stockholm, Sweden
  40. Camilla Wemnér
    Human Resources
    Nordnet Bank AB
    Stockholm, Sweden
  41. Johan Wendel
    Reporter
    Dagens Industri
    Stockholm, Sweden
  42. Thomas Westerlund
    Human Resources Manager
    Scania
    Stockholm, Sweden
  43. Rachel Whittaker
    Senior SI Analyst
    RobecoSAM
    Zürich, Switzerland
  44. Eirik Winter
    Managing Director
    Head of Investment Banking & Chairman, Nordic Region
    Citi
    Stockholm, Sweden
  45. Anka Wittenberg
    Head of People Sustainability
    Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer
    SAP
    Hannover, Germany
  46. Vahid Zohali
    Global Head of Banking
    Tieto
    Stockholm, Sweden

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