Huw Van Steenis
Chair Sustainable Finance Committee and Senior Adviser to the CEO, UBS
Huw has been is recognized as one of the leading experts on financial services Huw worked at Morgan Stanley 2002-2016 as Global Head Banks and Diversified Financials research where 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. He coined several terms which have become industry standards including the ‘Asset Management Barbell’ and the “Balkanisation” of banking markets. He writes frequently on these and other topics for international media. The Evening Standard’s City Editor wrote ‘It would be rash to bet against Steenis’.
He has served on various boards and committees including the World Economic Forum’s Global Future Council on Financial and Monetary Systems (2018-2019), their Agenda Council for Financial Services and Fintech working group; the European Central Bank’s Contact Group on Macro- Prudential Policies and Financial Stability (2015-2017), the IIFs Market Monitoring Group and the Board of the English National Opera.