This Course is For:
Private wealth managers and advisors- especially those covering NextGen clients
Family office CIOs and investment teams as well as Principals who want to learn more.
Financial professionals interested to pivot their careers.
Those who want to understand the basics of sustainable finance from an investor's perspective.
Topic 1: Introduction to the course & your instructor
Topic 2: The Importance of Food & Agriculture in Asia
Why Food & Agriculture?
Investing with a Broad Scope
Challenges of Investing in Good & Agriculture
Topic 3: Food & Ag in Asia: An Asian Perspective
Asia perspective of risks and opportunities
Funding Gaps in Asia
What the experts say
Topic 4: Segmentation & Supply Chains
Thematic segmentation of food & agriculture
Examples of food & ag companies across the supply chain
Topic 5: Investing in Food & Agriculture
Framing for investors: what issues do you want to address?
Who is invested in Asia
Topic 6: Resources & Key Takeaways
Key resources to get started
BRINC Food Accelerator
Mode of Learning
Erika is the Director of ESG Research & Data at the FAIRR Initiative. She is responsible for the strategic development and delivery of FAIRR’s full suite of investor research tools, including the Protein Producer Index and Climate Risk Tool.
Erika joined FAIRR in 2022 and brought her extensive experience in data-driven research and advisory in the financial services sector. She is passionate about impacting systemic change in the global food system through her expertise in quantitative analysis.
Erika came from Black Sun plc, U.K. corporate reporting firm, where she led a research team advising FTSE100 businesses on navigating the ESG reporting landscape and relevant data requirements. Before that, she was an ESG research analyst at Morgan Stanley.
A statistician by training, Erika started her career in the U.S. as a market research data analyst before moving to derivatives valuation at an investment bank. While in Hong Kong, she continued providing consultancy services to existing U.S. clients and expanded her advisory client base to include non-profit organisations.
Erika is currently based in London but has lived and worked in Boston, New York, and Hong Kong. She holds a B.A. from the University of California at Berkeley and an M.A. from Harvard University, both in Statistics.