Nick Parsons points out the benefits and the future of real assets. He differentiates between financial and real assets and shows the development of real assets in growth regions. Using examples, he explains transparency, impact measurement and the application of ESG criteria. An outlook for the next 3-5 years from an institutional point of view rounds off the altii interview.
Nick Parsons, ThomasLloyd Group, is responsible for the firms’ responsible investment strategy and ESG integration. Nick is the Chair of the ESG Stewardship committee, created to oversee the implementation of the core SFDR reporting requirements. In addition to this, he is also responsible for macroeconomic research, which informs our ‘top down’ country selection in our investment process, and the FX and currency research, which informs our Treasury management.
Prior to joining ThomasLloyd, Nick was the Head of Research, UK & Europe at National Australia Bank, one of Australia’s largest banks. He also worked as Head of Markets Research at Commerzbank and Global Head of Currency Research at Banque Paribas.
Nick is a regular speaker at industry conferences and events and a frequent contributor to TV and financial media.
Nick holds a degree in Economics & European Studies from the University of Sussex and is a Fellow of the Royal Society for the Encouragements of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (FRSA).