Thought leadership is one of the most abused terms in asset management. Its role is critical to the future of the industry, particularly for active managers. It will help define who wins and who loses as the competitive landscape shifts. Ultimately, it will determine who becomes too intelligent to fail.
Investing is an inherently long-term game: I sacrifice today because I know I will need money tomorrow. But tomorrow is a foreign country. They will do things differently there.
As a saver, I am more likely to trust my money to someone who can demonstrate that they have thought intelligently about what tomorrow might look like, and what will or won't make money in that new world.
Most read articles
A quick cuppa with Faith Ward, Chief Responsible Investment and Risk Officer, Environment Agency Pension Fund