Christine Chow is an Emeritus Governor of the London School of Economics and Political Science, following the completion of her six-year term as a Member of Court and Investment Committee (2015-2021). She is Managing Director at Credit Suisse Asset Management and will become Head of Active Ownership at UBS Asset Management, a role that brings together their Impact Engagement, Stewardship, and Thematic Engagement activities.
With 27 years of expertise in investment, research, and consulting, Christine has a specific focus on technology and sustainability. Her pioneering work in responsible investment earned her a UN award nomination. She holds a prominent position on the board of the International Corporate Governance Network (ICGN) as Vice Chair and serves as an honorary adviser to the Accounting and Financial Reporting Council (AFRC) in Hong Kong. In 2022, she was recognized as the Sustainable and ESG Investment Woman of the Year by InvestmentWeek.
Christine is an alumna of the London School of Economics and Political Science and the University of Melbourne, with executive education from Stanford University. Her rich career includes notable stints at global asset management firms like Schroders and Federated Hermes.
Her PhD thesis on responsible investment was short-listed for a United Nations award in Sweden for industry relevance and academic excellence. She was appointed as an honorary adviser to the Accounting and Financial Reporting Council (AFRC) Hong Kong in April 2021 and the Convenor (Chair) of the AFRC Sustainability and Climate Action Task Force (SCATF) in February 2022.
Christine was a member of the Data Governance Task Force of the UK All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Artificial Intelligence from 2018 to 2021. She also served as an Adjunct Professor in Finance at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology from 2014 to 2016, where she established the first tri-modal graduate course on social entrepreneurship and impact investing, supported by funds from family foundations and the Hong Kong government.