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  • EVOLVE Investment Summit 2021

    15 November, 2021

    On November 3rd, 2021, World Gold Council, in partnership with State Street Global Advisors SPDR, hosted the fourth annual EVOLVE Investment Summit Americas/EMEA virtually. Building on EVOLVE’s reputation for delivering differentiated, incisive content across key themes affecting asset management and then world at-large, this year’s agenda featured pre-eminent thinkers including:

    Don’t miss this rare opportunity to hear from some of the best minds in the world on ESG, sustainable leadership, opportunities in tech and emerging markets, monetary policy and more!



    • Joe Cavatoni, Global Head of Sales & Regional CEO, USA, World Gold Council
    • Sue Thompson, Head of SPDR Americas Distribution, State Street Global Advisors

    Gold: The New Frontier

    David Tait, Chief Executive Officer, World Gold Council

    Success Through Sustainable Leadership

    • Michael Bloomberg, Founder, Bloomberg LP & Bloomberg Philanthropies, 108th Mayor of New York City
    • Ronald P. O’Hanley, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, State Street Corporation 

    Metrics Matter: Quantifying ESG Investment Impact

    • Hortense Bioy, Director of Sustainability Research, Global Manager Research, Morningstar
    • Susan E. Oh, Director, ESG and Currency Hedging, Pennsylvania Public School Employees’ Retirement System
    • Moderated by Terry Heymann, Chief Financial Officer and Head of ESG, World Gold Council 

    Innovation and Entrepreneurship

    • Steve Wozniak, Inventor and Co-founder of Apple Computer Inc.
    • Rana Foroohar, Global Business Columnist, Financial Time

    The Future of Finance: Understanding Next Gen Investors

    • Alexis Rosenblum, CFA, Chief Corporate Sustainability Officer, BlackRock
    • Philip Dobrin, Senior Portfolio Strategist, Bridgewater
    • Moderated by Katherine Jollon Colsher, President and Chief Executive Officer, Girls Who Invest

    2022 Outlook: Economy and Fiscal Policy

    • James Grant, Founder and Editor, Grant’s Interest Rate Observer
    • Michael Arone, CFA, Chief Investment Strategist, US SPDR Business, State Street Global Advisors 

    Emerging Markets Alpha

    • Dr. Mark Mobius, Founder, Mobius Capital Partners
    • Lori Heinel, CFA, Global Chief Investment Officer, State Street Global Advisors

    China, Commodities, and the Race for Global Resources

    • Dr. Dambisa Moyo, Co-Principal of Versaca Investment family office, Global Economist and Author

    The Big Picture

    • Malcom Gladwell, Author of five New York Times best sellers