Christina Alfandary rejoined Gabelli Asset Management Company in 2016 as Managing Director, Environmental, Social & Governance — ESG — and Sustainable Investments. In her role, she leads the company’s expansion of its ESG integration efforts and ESG investing capabilities. Prior to rejoining, she was Senior Managing Director, Co-Head of Nikko Asset Management Americas, Inc. where she worked from 2005 to 2015. While there, she managed the U.S. business and was instrumental in a U.S. product launch of an innovative impact investing Green Bond product developed in collaboration with the World Bank. Before Nikko AM, she was a vice president at GAMCO Investors from 2000 to 2005 where she worked with institutional and high net worth clients. Her early professional experience includes working at Morgan Stanley, in institutional fixed income sales and trading and as a banker in municipal finance. Ms. Alfandary speaks on ESG investing frequently and is a guest lecturer on ESG investing at Fordham University in its impact investing course. She is also a member of the board of trustees of the Thacher School, a California Green Ribbon school recognized for its environmental sustainability. A native of California, Ms. Alfandary received an MBA in finance from Columbia Business School and earned her B.A. from Lewis & Clark College.
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