Chris Varco  Managing Director, ESG Group - Robeco


Chris is an Investment Managing Director in the Mission-Related Investing ‘MRI’ Group in Cambridge Associates’ London office.  Chris works with investment directors across all practice areas on MRI manager research and all other client MRI requirements. Prior to joining Cambridge, Chris was the Programme Director at the Montpelier Foundation in London, and made impact investments aiming to help disadvantaged communities in developing countries, the UK and USA. The foundation invests in sectors such as agriculture, sustainable energy, education, and access to finance and essential services. He remains a Trustee on the foundation board. The foundation was set up by Montpelier Investment Management, an alternative investment fund in London investing in global special situations and emerging markets. Chris was a Partner and Senior Analyst in the firm, heading up investment research across asset classes, examining listed and private opportunities in equity and debt. Chris began his investment career in 2003 at Threadneedle Investments in London, as an equities analyst and fund manager. He worked in the Emerging Markets team on Global Emerging Market and Latin American portfolios, alongside broader global sector research responsibilities. Chris has an MSc in International Management, King’s College London and a BA Biological Sciences, Oxford University.  He is a CFA Charterholder and holds the Investment Management Certificate (IMC).



Irish Pension Fund Investment & Current Issues             

June 11, 2019

The Westbury, Dublin

Infrastructure & Real Asset Investment Strategies for Pension Funds

June 18, 2019

Le Meridien Piccadilly, London 

Investment Strategies & Cash Flow Management for Maturing Pension Funds             

July 11, 2019                                    Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Credit & Private Debt Investing for Pension Funds  

September 5, 2019

Le Meridien Piccadilly, London 

Alternative & Innovative Investment Strategies Conference for Pension Funds 

September 12, 2019

Le Meridien Piccadilly, London   

ESG Investments & Issues for Dutch Pension Funds

September 24, 2019

Apollo Hotel, Amsterdam 

Nordic Institutional Investors' Conference

October 3, 2019

7A Strandvägen, Stockholm

Property & Infrastructure Investment Strategies for Pension Funds 

October 10, 2019

Le Meridien Piccadilly, London 

Current Investment Issues for Pension Funds                  

November 7, 2019

Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

ESG & Topical Investment Issues for Local Authority Pension Investors

November 14, 2019

Le Meridien Piccadilly, London 

Annual Northern Investment Conference for Pension Funds 

November 21, 2019

The Met Hotel, Leeds

Private Equity & Debt Investors' Annual Seminar

December 5, 2019

Le Meridien Piccadilly, London