Marisa Hall

Marisa Hall

Head of the Thinking Ahead Institute

Marisa Hall is head of the Thinking Ahead Institute, a global not-for-profit investment research network focused on mobilising capital for a sustainable future. The Institute’s membership includes more than 50 of the world’s largest asset owners and asset managers with combined responsibility for over USD$16 trillion.

Marisa spends much of her time working on sustainability; value creation; culture and leadership; and diversity, inclusion & identity. She has been widely recognised as a thought leader and advocate for change, writing several articles featured in the media, thought pieces, research papers and as a speaker at a number of global events. Prior to joining the Institute, Marisa was a senior investment consultant in WTW’s investment advisory business.

Marisa is on the standing committee of Investment 20/20 which focuses on attracting young diverse talent into the industry and is also on the steering committee of #talkaboutblack, a powerful movement that aims to improve the conversation on ethnic diversity.

Marisa is a Fellow of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (FIA) and holds the Investment Management Certificate (IMC). She has a MSc (Distinction) from CASS Business School, London and a first-class degree in Mathematics from the University of the West Indies. She is named on the 2020 list of Financial News' Rising Stars of Asset Management in Europe and was winner of ‘Woman of the Year’ in the 2020 Women in Finance Summit & Awards Series.