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Dr Rachel Melsom, MBBS


Tobacco Free Portfolios, UK & Europe

Dr Melsom completed her first degree in Genetics at University College London, following which she pursued an extensive career in advertising, commercial media negotiations, and was a Partner at corporate communications advisors Brunswick LLP in London. She founded Medical Matrix Consulting whilst studying Medicine in London and has, for over a decade,has been advising independent medical businesses on company structure, commercial development and strategy, and practicing as a Doctor in Elderly Care at Worthing Hospital. Developing TobaccoFreePortfolios work in the UK & Europe since 2016, Rachel has led their European stakeholder engagement with leading banks, asset managers, pension funds and insurers in adopting tobacco-free finance, and hosted multiple private roundtables and in-house presentations to finance leaders across Europe and Asia. Dr Melsom recently led a research project kindly funded by Generation Foundation, and executed by Maastricht University School of Business and Economics – Tobacco: Reviewing the Growing Financial Risks.

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SPS Fiduciary, OCIO and Investment Governance for Pension Funds
July 11, 2024
The View at the Royal College of Surgeons, London
SPS Dutch Pension Fund & Institutional Investors’ Annual Conference
September 17, 2024
Rosarium, Amsterdam
SPS Nordic Institutional Investors’ Summit, Helsinki
September 26. 2024
Hotel Kämp, Helsinki
SPS Sustainable Investments & Current Issues Conference
October 9, 2024
Farmers and Fletchers in the City, London
SPS Local Authority Pension Funds' ESG & Current Issues Conference
October 22, 2024
The View at the Royal College of Surgeons, London
SPS Nordic Institutional Investors' Annual Conference, Stockholm
November 13, 2024
7A Strandvägen, Stockholm
SPS DC Pension Funds Update
December 3. 2024
Farmers and Fletchers in the City, London
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