General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> March 22, 2010

Sri Green Fund Strategies – John M. Segrich & Christopher C. Demarais – Gabelli & Company, Inc.

Christopher C. Desmarais is a Co-Portfolio Manager of The Gabelli SRI Green Fund, Inc., a Managing Director of GAMCO Asset Management Inc. as well as the Director of Socially Responsive Investments. Since joining GAMCO in 1993, Chris has been actively involved in expanding the firm's capabilities and involvement in the field of Socially Responsive Investing. Chris serves as the Chairman of the Charles F. Dolan School of Business Advisory Council at Fairfield University and has been a frequent speaker at various national and regional SRI conferences. Chris is a graduate of Fairfield University with a BA degree in economics.John M. Segrich, CFA is a Co-Portfolio Manager of The Gabelli SRI Green Fund, Inc. Mr. Segrich rejoined Gabelli & Company, Inc. in 2008 to head the Gabelli Green research team, which focuses on sustainability criteria. Previously he worked in Europe as head of JP Morgan's sell side European Technology research team. Prior to that, Mr. Segrich supervised the European Software research team for Goldman Sachs. He began his career in 1993 at Gabelli & Company, Inc., where he focused on the embryonic Internet industry. He holds a BA degree from Boston College. Profile
TWST: Would you please give us a brief overview of the Gabelli SRI Green Fund?

Mr. Desmarais: We've been managing socially responsible assets at GAMCO since 1987 when we began managing customized