Meet the Advisory Board
Leanne brings over 25 years of Asset management experience. She currently runs her own consulting firm to help businesses in the asset management, wealth, and super industry to realise their potential, and is also co-CEO of a fintech consulting firm Suite2Go. Prior to consulting she was head of Investment Governance and Investment Consulting at AMP Capital, Portfolio Manager Multi Asset and Investment Specialist Multi asset and Fixed income at Aberdeen APAC and Head of Product and Marketing at BT Investment Management. Leanne was a pioneer in ESG launching one of the first ESG funds in the Australian market over 20 years ago and is passionate about sustainability.
Leanne holds a Bachelor of Business (UTS), Graduate diploma of Applied Finance and a Graduate of Australian Institute of Company Directors. She also has more than a decade of investment committee, non-executive director and advisory board experience.
Professor Greg Kaplan
Professor Kaplan is a professor of economics at the University of Chicago. In addition, Professor Kaplan is an editor of the Journal of Political Economy, a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research, a Research Fellow at the Institute for Fiscal Studies, and an economic consultant at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and is a Director of the e61 Institute.
Greg was previously Professor and Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics at Princeton University, Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics at the University of Pennsylvania and an Economist in the Research Department of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. He has held visiting positions at the University of New South Wales, Sydney University and the Reserve Bank of Australia.
Greg received a PhD from New York University, an MSc from the London School of Economics and a BCom (Hons) from Macquarie University. In 2015 he received a Sloan Foundation fellowship and in 2019 he was awarded the Central Banking Prize for Economics in Central Banking for his paper Monetary Policy According to HANK, joint with Ben Moll and Gianluca Violante.
Dr. Ian Woods
Dr. Woods brings over twenty-years of experience across ESG and Sustainable Investment. His prior roles include Co-Head of Sustainable Investment, AMP Capital, Deputy Chair, Investor Group on Climate Change (Australia/NZ), and was a Member of the Coordinating Working Group, Australian Sustainable Finance Initiative, and is currently a Member of the Chronos Expert Sustainability Network.
Dr. Woods received a PhD in Chemical Engineering (University of Sydney), Master of Environmental Law (University of Sydney), Bachelor of Chemical Engineering (University of Sydney), EMBA (AGSM), Graduate of Institute of Company Directors.