19 April 2012
Keynote Event: The future of investing and getting the right returns
Speaker: Elizabeth Corley, Chief Executive, Allianz Global Investors
Elizabeth Corley is Chief Executive Officer of Allianz Global Investors. She joined the company in April 2005 and in October 2005. Prior to joining Allianz, Elizabeth spent eleven years working at Merrill Lynch Investment Managers. She became Managing Director and Head of the EMEA Asia Pacific Mutual Fund Business as well as Member of various Boards including MLIM UK Ltd. and Merrill Lynch International Investment Funds. Before this, Elizabeth was a partner with Coopers & Lybrand and prior to that worked for the Life & Pensions industry.
Elizabeth is a Fellow of the Chartered Insurance Institute (UK), the Chartered Institute of Marketing and also holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Management Studies. She was named Personality of the Year in 2006 by Funds Europe and Most Influential Woman in Asset Management in 2009 by Financial News. From March 2006 until the end of June 2007, she was Chairwoman of FEAM (Forum of European Asset Managers); in September 2010 she was appointed Chairwoman for a second term. Elizabeth is also a board member of TheCityUK Ltd and a member of the City of London International Regulatory Strategy Group. Starting in April 2011 she serves as non executive director on the Financial Reporting Council, the UK’s independent regulator responsible for promoting high quality corporate governance and reporting to foster investment. Elizabeth is a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. She is also an acclaimed writer and has had four thriller novels published.