Speaker: Deborah Fuhr is managing partner and co-founder of ETFGI, an independent research and consultancy firm launched in 2012 in London offering a number of research subscription services. Previously, she served as global head of ETF research and implementation strategy and as a managing director at BlackRock/Barclays Global Investors from 2008 – 2011. She also worked as a managing director and head of the investment strategy team at Morgan Stanley in London from 1997 – 2008, and as an associate at Greenwich Associates. She holds a BS degree from the University of Connecticut and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.
Deborah Fuhr was the recipient of the 100 Women in Finance 2017, European Industry Leadership Award as well as the 2014 William F. Sharpe Lifetime Achievement Award for outstanding contributions to the field of index investing. She is one of the founders and on the board of Women in ETFs, one of the founders and on the board of Women in ETFs EMEA chapter, is on the board of Cancer Research UK’s ‘Women of Influence’ initiative to support female scientists.
Deborah Fuhr frequently writes articles for various publications including Financial News; ETFI Asia; CityWire; FT Advisor; Pensions and Investments; IPE: Investments and Pensions Europe; Focus - World Federation of Exchanges and the Financial Times.