Micaela Forelli joined M&G in 2001 and was appointed Distribution Director of M&G International Investments in 2018 and Managing Director Luxembourg in 2019.
In her role, she is CSSF Authorised Manager for M&G’s International Distribution Company and Senior Executive Director of the Board. She oversees a team of over 100 colleagues operating in the European distribution business.
Before coming to Luxembourg, Micaela has been Director of Global Banks relationship management since 2010. In this role she has been working with Global Financial Institutions clients in Europe, Asia and the Americas to build strategic, long-term partnerships with major distributors of mutual funds, long-term savings, wealth management, investment and life wrapped products.
Her previous roles also included responsibility for M&G in Switzerland as FINMA regulated Managing Director and Chairman of the Board, setting up the southern European operations and acting as sales director for Italy. Micaela also worked as Italian sales director for Fidelity Investments.
She earned a degree in business administration from Bocconi University in Milan and an MBA.
The Big Picture from a Luxembourg as a Financial Centre perspective
Sustainable Finance represents a golden opportunity for the Asset Management sector to use its collective momentum and scale to make transformational impacts on climate, environment and society. However, it is so much more than simply being “compliant”. A philosophical and cultural change across both Investors and Asset Managers must occur and be aligned on the impact objectives. Hear from Andrew McDowell, in conversation with Michael Maldener on how to effect such organisational culture change, the importance of measuring the impact investor money has made and reporting that “story” to them, and the opportunity for Luxembourg to establish its “brand” as the ESG domicile of choice in a world largely aligned on principle but not on practice.
Strategy, agility or a crystal ball - what drives the evolution of the sector, and what will it look like in 5 years time?
A fusion of views from C-Suite Executives of Asset Management Companies and the voice of the investor, with interjections from leading industry figures offering their views on the future evolution of Asset Management.
The panel will consider interventions from various investor groups during the panel session, including a large Dutch pension fund, a large European distributor, and the perspective of investors seeking sustainable finance solutions, each posing a challenge as to what their respective investor group needs from the Asset manager sector in the future.
Luxembourg; adapting, innovating, growing
We have heard from the Asset Managers and industry leaders, and have a picture of how the industry may evolve over the next few eyars. What does this mean for Luxembourg? How will the industry here adapt, innovate and grow. Hear from leading Luxembourg leaders their views on how the workforce and workplace of the future will evolve, how capacity can be created to absorb growth, how technology can deliver benefits, how the operating models will adapt, and the regulatory changes we may have to align with