The World Pension Summit

October 11, 2023

About the conference

The 2023 World Pension Summit focuses on how the retirement industry is reassessing and renewing system design, investment decisions, portfolio construction, communication, delivery, and technology — in part because of pressure points, but also as new opportunities arise.

One of these new opportunities is investing in biodiversity. During the Summit, Jane Wadia, Head of Investment Specialists at AXA IM, will participate in the panel discussion about the what, how, and why of biodiversity. 11 October 2023, 15.10 - 15.55

The urgent need to prevent and mitigate biodiversity loss can create responsible investment opportunities driven by increasingly stringent and tangible global regulations, long-term targets and corporate reporting commitments.

Our speaker

Jane Wadia, Head of Investment Specialists & RFP

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In 2020, Jane was appointed Head of Investment Specialists & RFPs for AXA IM Core, with a focus on responsible investing. The Investment Specialist team represents our fixed income, equity, multi asset strategies and solutions externally and provides investment content, working in close partnership with Investment and Client Group teams.

Prior to this, Jane spent 17 years working within our Rosenberg Equities investment team, where she joined as a portfolio manager in 2003 and became Global Head of Client Portfolio Management in 2010. In 2017, her role expanded to include driving Rosenberg’s overall product strategy and investment offering, notably in terms of responsible investing. Before moving to Rosenberg Equities, Jane was a portfolio manager in the Multi-Asset team based in Paris. 

Jane graduated from Neoma Business School in 1996.

Our commitment to acting for a sustainable future

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Committed to acting for a sustainable future for people and our planet, we are donating to local charity Natuurmonumenten on behalf of our delegates at the World Pension Summit rather than sharing individual corporate gifts.

The main objective of Natuurmonumenten, the Society for the Preservation of Nature in the Netherlands, is to protect nature and landscape. Areas important for certain plants and animals must be safeguarded to restore and preserve biodiversity.

An eye-catching project to showcase the work of Natuurmonument is the “Marker Wadden”. Natuurmonumenten and Rijkswaterstaat (the executive agency of the Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management) are restoring one of the largest freshwater lakes in western Europe by constructing islands, marshes and mud flats from the sediments that have accumulated in the lake in recent decades. These 'Marker Wadden' will form a unique ecosystem that will boost biodiversity in the Netherlands.

By 2023, the first phase of the Marker Wadden realisation has been completed with over 1,300 hectares of new nature. A paradise for birds, insects, fish and plants with innovative hydraulic engineering and restoration of water quality,

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Your local sales contacts

To find the right AXA IM products and strategies, or to learn more about our investment process, contact our sales team.
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Frederik Rubens
Sales Director The Netherlands
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Olivier Paquier
Global Head of ETF Sales
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Emmanuel Dendauw
Head Of Institutional Sales Western Europe
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Rachel Bussell
Head of Global Pensions Group
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Monika Ritter
Director Institutional Sales Germany
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