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Huw van Steenis

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Huw van Steenis

Vice Chair, Oliver Wyman
Huw van Steenis

Huw van Steenis is Vice Chair at Oliver Wyman, where he acts as an adviser in analyzing financial, market, and sustainability trends to help guide investment and strategic decisions. He also serves as member of the Climate Advisory Board of NBIM, the Norwegian sovereign wealth fund, member of the investment committee, Oxford Endowment, and co-Chair of the World Economic Forum’s Global Future Council on Finance. He served as Senior Advisor to Mark Carney, when he was Governor at the Bank of England, leading a review on the future of finance with a particular focus on climate finance and fintech. The van Steenis Report led to a five pronged plan for the central bank announced by the Governor on June 2019 including the world’s first climate “stress tests” for financial institutions and initiatives to embrace payments innovation. Huw is an internationally renowned investment strategist. Huw worked at Morgan Stanley for 14 years, spending much of his time there as Global Head of Banks and Diversified Financials research. During this time, he and his teams won numerous awards including being voted #1 in investor surveys 12 times and twice Starmine’s stock picker of the year for financial services. From 2016-2018, he served as Global Head of Strategy at Schroders and member of their Group Management Committee. He has also been Senior Advisor to the Chief Executive of UBS and Chair of the Sustainable Finance Committee. Huw regularly writes regularly for the Financial Times and other publications on finance, sustainable investing and central banking.