Head of Responsible Investments, Ilmarinen
Anna Hyrske is the Head of Responsible Investments at Ilmarinen, a Finnish pension insurance company. Ilmarinen is a multi-asset, global investor with roughly €47 billion AuM. Responsible investments is one of the corner stones of its investment operations and has been for almost two decades. The first ESG based screening on Ilmarinen’s portfolio was done in 2002.
Ms. Hyrske has an extensive career in ESG and Responsible Investment field. She has co-written the first RI book in Finland which has been used as educational material for students and as a guidance to institutional and retail investors alike. She has studied ESG/RI also academically writing her Master’s thesis on the topic and is frequently giving lectures and speeches both domestically and internationally. She has just returned from a 3,5 year work assignment in Hong Kong. Anna is based in Helsinki, Finland.