Agnes Neher is Head of Responsible Investment at Baloise Asset Management. In her role, she is further expanding responsible investment in asset management across all asset classes and deepening the understanding and concept of responsible investment. Baloise Asset Management is responsible for managing the Baloise Group’s assets on the one hand and third-party assets on the other hand. Agnes Neher previously worked at Bank J. Safra Sarasin as an ESG analyst and Corporate Sustainability Manager. Agnes Neher completed her doctorate at the German University of Hohenheim on the materiality of non-financial risks in the financial markets. Her focus was on social reporting by institutional investors, the relationship between ESG ratings and government bond yields, and the regulation of responsible investment in the EU.
Agnes Neher holds a Diploma in Economics from the University of Tübingen. She also holds an MSc in Philosophy of Social Sciences from the London School of Economics and Political Sciences. Agnes Neher is a lecturer in sustainable finance at AZEK, the Swiss Training Center for Investment Professionals.