Fiona Frick is Chief Executive Officer of Unigestion and has more than 30 years' experience in the asset management industry.
During more than a decade in this role she has developed a high profile in the international asset management industry and academic circles as a respected speaker on economics, financial markets and the rise of sustainable finance.
Fiona is a frequent commentator on financial markets for CNBC, Bloomberg TV and Sky News and is a regular speaker at events such as the Milken conference, the CFA Institute, Fund Forum, 100 Women in Finance, Bloomberg Invest, IPE and the Robin Hood Investors Conference. She also gives lectures at universities such as IMD Business School, Imperial College London and Oxford around the evolution of asset management and the impact of sustainability.
She serves on the boards of Swiss Sustainable Finance and Sustainable Finance Geneva and is also a member of the EMEA committee of the Standards Board for Alternative Investments. Fiona has been recognised by Financial News on numerous occasions as one of the 100 Most Influential Women in European Finance
Fiona started her career as a fundamental analyst at Unigestion, covering traditional asset classes in the 1990s. During her early career, she worked as an investment manager responsible for high yield and convertible bond funds and in 1995, led the development of the company's equity activities. As Head of the Equities team, she was responsible for the development of an innovative approach for managing equities based on the Minimum Variance anomaly which was then implemented into the firm's investment solutions. Fiona was appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Company in January 2011.
Fiona holds a Masters in Business Administration from the Institut Supérieur de Gestion (I.S.G.) in Paris and graduated with a degree in Literature and Philosophy from the University of Dijon. She has also completed a number of executive education programmes at the IMD Business School in Lausanne.