International Women’s Day 2023 - Embracing Equity
Welcome to a special PineBridge podcast to mark International Women’s Day 2023. For this edition, Melissa Lessi, Managing Director at PineBridge Benson Elliot, alongside Chris Perryman, Portfolio Manager, Emerging Markets Fixed Income team and Lindsay McMillan, Investment Oversight Manager at PineBridge Investments Ireland, discuss International Women’s Day 2023's campaign theme of embracing equity, and how they endeavor to support equity in both the workplace and at home.
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Lindsay McMillan, CFA Investment Management Oversight, PineBridge Investments, Dublin
Lindsay McMillan joined PineBridge Investments Ireland in October 2019 in the role of Relationship Manager and Investment Management Oversight. Lindsay has over 20 years experience in financial services. From 2004 to 2013 Lindsay held a number of roles in Bank of Ireland Asset Management and State Street Global Advisors in Dublin. She started her career in London as a Bond Broker at Cantor Fitzgerald and spent a number of years in Australia at ING Investment Management and Newport Capital before returning to Ireland in 2004.. Lindsay is a CFA Charterholder and is she has a M.Sc. In International Banking & Finance from the University of Southampton and a Bachelor of Commerce in Banking & Finance from UCD. At PineBridge, Lindsay chairs the Investment Oversight Committee for the Dublin UCITS, Luxembourg AIFs and the separately managed accounts in Ireland. Lindsay is responsible for client relationships in Ireland.
Chris Perryman, Portfolio Manager, Emerging Markets Fixed Income
Mr. Perryman joined the firm in 2009 and is Corporate Portfolio Manager and Head of Trading, Emerging Markets Fixed Income responsible for managing EM strategies and overseeing all aspects of EM fixed income and FX trading, including cash bonds, currencies, and derivatives. He was previously an emerging markets trader at the Standard Bank’s fund management division, dealing with hard and local currency bonds, FX, and CDS. Prior to that, Mr. Perryman served as a credit team’s portfolio analyst at Morley Fund Management and before that worked at the London Stock Exchange. He holds an Investment Management Certificate and a Diploma in Technical Analysis from the Society of Technical Analysts.
Managing Director, PineBridge Benson Elliot London
Melissa joined PineBridge Benson Elliot in 2009 and is responsible for legal affairs at corporate, Fund and portfolio level.
Melissa has extensive experience, gained both in-house and in private practice at leading global law firms. Melissa is admitted as a solicitor in both England and New South Wales and holds a Bachelor of Laws (Hons I) and a Bachelor of Science (Advanced) from the University of Sydney.