The Euromoney/ECBC Covered Bond Congress 2017

Florian Sommer

Senior Strategist, Head of Sustainability Research

Union Investment


Florian Sommer is a senior strategist and head of sustainability research at Union Investment.  He has more than 15 years professional experience in portfolio management, research, and consultancy. Before joining Union Investment in 2010 he led for five years the SRI research at Fortis Investments and BNP Paribas Investment Partners. Before that he advised multinational companies on sustainability while working at Forum for the Future in London. Before he worked at the New Economics Foundation where he managed several research projects aimed at making people and the environment count in economic decision-making. Florian studied environmental economics and policy (MSc) at the London School of Economics. He also holds the Investment Management Certificate (IMC). He is member of the PRI Fixed Income Advisory Committee and ICMA Working Group on Social Bonds.


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