Welcome to the 2016 Impact Investment Summit Asia Pacific.

We are excited to present you this year’s program of the Asia Pacific’s largest gathering of impact investors. 

Please note that more speakers will join our stellar lineup - watch this space for updates and news!

The Program may be subject to change due to unforseen circumstances.
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Joanna Nash (BlackRock)

Australian Equities, Vice President

Joanna Nash, PhD, CFA, Vice President, is a member of the Global Equity Research team within the Scientific Active Equity business of BlackRock’s Active Equity Group. Dr. Nash's service with the firm dates back to 2008, including her time with Barclays Global Investors (BGI), which merged with BlackRock in 2009. At BGI, she was a research analyst on the Australian equities research team. Prior to joining BGI, Dr. Nash was a quantitative analyst at the Commonwealth bank of Australia. Previously, she worked as a consultant analyzing market manipulation in the US gasoline markets and mergers in the petroleum industry.

She is currently a visiting fellow at the University of Technology, Sydney, where she teaches the course 'Time Series Econometrics'. Her honours research has been published in Economic Letters. Dr. Nash earned a Bachelor's degree, with honours in Economics and a Bachelors degree in law in from the University of New South Wales in 2002 and a Masters degree and PhD in econometrics from Yale University in 2004 and 2006, respectively.