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Peter Harrison, CEO of Schroders gives his take on the future of the industry

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Colin Ng

'Be ready to think about the 10-15 year view of the industry and be a part of that change'. Many other insights from this recent interview he gave to the Square Mile:

1) Mass personalisation of investments & tokenisation to increase accessibility and liquidity

2) Portfolios of the future will be a blend of public and private investments. Public companies are shrinking/consolidating. There is much potential to unlock in the private space

3) Sustainable investing and ESG funds will grow in demand as next generation of investors will want their money to go further to make more positive societal impacts

4) Diversity of thought is business-critical - solving problems is best done in a more diverse group

5) Mental Health in the city is bigger problem than anticipated. We need to foster a culture (top-down) where it is ok to talk about it and support each other

 

On top of that, he exhibited much humility. Must Watch IMHO! 

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