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Ben Kelly

Senior Thematic Analyst, Responsible Investment

Columbia Threadneedle Investments

Benjamin Kelly is a Senior Thematic Analyst (Behavioural Economics), Responsible Investment at Columbia Threadneedle Investments. His principal responsibility relates to the development, delivery and integration of thematic research within the context of responsible investment strategies, in particular sustainable outcome strategies across equity and fixed income portfolios. Within these strategies he is also involved in the wider work of the team around environmental, social & governance (ESG) research, voting, reporting and engagement. In addition, Ben leads the team’s idea generation in behavioural science from a thematic and governance perspective which includes providing behavioural insights to the investment teams regarding biases in investment decision making.

Prior to joining the company, Ben worked in BlackRock’s Investment Institute where he combined macroeconomic research across equity, fixed income and real asset teams with expertise in behavioural finance and investment decision making. In this context, he worked with fundamental and quantitative alpha generation teams focusing on their investment processes and how these can be modified to combat behavioural biases.

Ben is a current visiting lecturer in behavioural science at the University of St. Andrews and London School of Economics.

He holds a BSc (hons) in Chemistry, an M.Litt in Management, Economics and International Relations and a PhD in Behavioural Economics, all from the University of St Andrews.

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SPS Annual Bonds: Investment & Risk Management Strategies
January 12, 2023
The View at the Royal College of Surgeons, London
SPS Nordic Pension Fund & Institutional Investors' Annual Conference, Copenhagen
March 9, 2023
Radisson Collection Royal Hotel, Copenhagen
SPS Local Authority Pension Fund Investment: Current Issues Update
March 14, 2023
The View at the Royal College of Surgeons, London
SPS ESG & Sustainable Asset Strategies for Pension Funds
April 19, 2023
The View at the Royal College of Surgeons London
SPS Swedish Sustainable Investing & Other Topical Issues Conference, Stockholm
April 25, 2023
7A Strandvägen, Stockholm
SPS Fiduciary Management, OCIO & Pension Fund Governance Issues
May 10, 2023
The View at the Royal College of Surgeons, London
SPS Infrastructure & Other Secured Income Investing
May 18, 2023
The View at the Royal College of Surgeons, London
SPS Annual Irish Pension Investment & Current Issues, Dublin
June 20, 2023
Dublin
SPS Impact & Sustainable Investment Conference for DC & DB Pension Funds
July 5, 2023
The View at the Royal College of Surgeons, London
SPS Endgame Investment Solutions & Cash Flow Management for PF’s
July 12, 2023
The Dilly, London
SPS Fixed Income Strategies in the New Investment Climate for Pension Funds
September 7, 2023
The View at the Royal College of Surgeons, London
SPS Net Zero and other ESG Investment Issues
September 20, 2023
The View at the Royal College of Surgeons, London
SPS Dutch Pension Funds' Annual Conference: Current Investment Issues, Amsterdam
September 26, 2023
Amsterdam
SPS Nordic Pension Fund & Institutional Investors' Annual Conference, Stockholm
October 5, 2023
Stockholm
SPS LGPS Sustainable Investment & Other Topical Issues Conference
October 19, 2023
The View at the Royal College of Surgeons, London
SPS Current Investment Issues for Pension Funds
November 9, 2023
The View at the Royal College of Surgeons, London
SPS Property, Infrastructure & Real Asset Investments Conference
December 7, 2023
The View at the Royal College of Surgeons, London