About this Speaker

Nasreen Kasenally

Nasreen Kasenally

Chief Risk Officer AM & Group EMEA / Head of Sustainability Risks, UBS

Nasreen Kasenally is a Group Managing Director and the Chief Risk Officer of UBS Asset Management (AM) and Chief Risk Officer of UBS Group EMEA region. She is responsible for Investment Market Liquidity and Counterparty risks across Active/Passive Funds Multi-Asset Hedge Funds Real Estate Private Equity and Infrastructure Fund businesses.

Nasreen is also the Chairman of the International Expert Advisory Committee (IEAC) of the Insurance Asset Management Association of China and is a Board Member of UBS Asset Management AG.

She is a senior risk professional with over 20 years of experience on both the Investment Bank side (sell side) and Asset Management (buy side) and worked in New York and London. In 2015 she was the UBS Group Head of Market Risk covering all asset classes (Equities Credit FX and Rates) and for the non-core portfolio. She has also previously worked in Wealth Management Americas in the U.S. in 2003 as senior Market Risk Officer covering municipal trading and taxable fixed Income.

She has a Masters in Mathematical Trading & Finance from Cass Business School and a Bachelor degree in Actuarial Science from University of Kent.

Hear This Thought Leader

Challenges of Aligning Portfolios to Paris Agreement’s 1.5 Degrees Target

Wednesday, March 16, 2022 10:30 AM

  • How to deliver target of 1.5 degrees of warming
  • Going beyond divesting in carbon intensive sectors like ending fossil fuel use
  • Using carbon offsets effectively