About this Speaker

Sarahann Duff

Sarahann Duff

Chief Risk Officer, Hermes Fund Managers Ireland Ltd

Sarahann Duff joined Hermes Fund Managers Ireland Limited as chief risk officer in April 2019 and has significant experience working in the asset management industry. She is responsible for the Federated Hermes International UCITs and AIF business leading the risk management team across the EU focusing on all aspects of risk management for funds domiciled in Ireland.

Prior to joining Hermes Duff was the chief risk officer of Mediolanum Irish Operations for seven years where she was responsible for the risk management activities across the Irish business of asset management fund management and insurance.

Duff recently won the 2020 Risk.net award for Operational Excellence in Risk Management – Asset Manager Category and was a finalist in the Chief Risk Officer category for the Global Women in Governance Awards. She holds a master’s in financial and industrial mathematics from Dublin City University and a number of additional qualifications. Her industry engagements also extend across multiple cross-industry bodies on various topics including climate change.

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