Marisa Hall

Marisa Hall, Head of the Thinking Ahead Institute

My career in three bullets:

  • Eleven years as a senior investment consultant to asset owners, providing advice on investment strategy, dynamic de-risking, manager selection and liability hedging before joining the Thinking Ahead Institute in 2016.
  • On a number of industry boards and committees, including Investment 20/20 and #talkaboutblack, a powerful movement sponsored by The Diversity Project that aims to improve the conversation on ethnic diversity.
  • ‘Woman of the year’ in the 2020 Women in Finance Summit and Award Series; Financial News’ Rising Stars of Asset Management in Europe 2020; 2021 Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) roll call of thought leaders in the category of ‘actuaries changing mindsets’; WTW CEO Circle award winner for outstanding contribution to WTW.


CFA UK Level 3 Certificate in Investment Management (IMC)
MSc (Distinction) – CASS Business School, London
BSc (1st class) – University of the West Indies, Jamaica

Relevant memberships:

Fellow of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (FIA)

A fact about me:

My first journal publication was at the age of 14 for a poem that I wrote on plane curves called ‘The Cry of the Parabola’

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