Michaela Seimen Howat

Sustainable Investing Strategist , UBS Global Wealth Management

Michaela Seimen Howat is a Sustainable Investing (SI) Strategist in the Chief Investment Office Wealth Management. She joined UBS in April 2018 from Scope Ratings, a European credit rating agency, where she was a senior analyst for financial institutions. At Scope Ratings she lead a project team for the assessment and implementation of ESG criteria in the credit rating process.

Michaela has more than 15 years of international experience in the credit and debt markets. Prior to joining Scope Ratings, Michaela was a rates strategist within the Investment Banking Divisions of Royal Bank of Canada, Barclays and UBS in London where she covered Supranationals, Sub-Sovereigns & Agencies, as well as Covered Bonds. She was responsible for advising institutional clients with a global coverage. Michaela also worked in counterparty risk management for financial institutions at UBS in London and, from 2003 until 2006, she worked as a bank analyst for Moody’s in Frankfurt and London.

Michaela studied Economics with a focus on International Business Relationships and International Market Management at the Universities of Passau and Muenster, Germany,  and received a Masters degree.

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H.E. Fabrice Filliez

Ambassador of Switzerland to Poland

Michał Stępień

President of the Polish - Swiss Chamber of Commerce; UBS Country Head Poland

Dr. Marek Dietl

CEO, Warsaw Stock Exchange

Katarzyna Szwarc

Finance Minister’s Plenipotentiary for Capital Market Development

Stefan Flückiger

Deputy State Secretary, Swiss State Secretariat for International Finance

Piotr Augustyniak, LL.M., MBA, TEP

Partner, PATH Law

Matteo Bernardis

Head UBS Next Intelligence + Investing

Jochen Dürr

Chief Risk Officer of SIX

Dorota Hutny

Manager in the services team for the financial sector at PwC

Norbert Jeziolowicz

Polish Bank Association, Director of the Retail Banking Financial Markets Team

Radomir Mastalerz

CEO, WealthArc

Patrick Odier

President, Building Bridges

Dr. Tomasz Orpiszewski

Senior Lecturer, Center for Asset and Wealth Management, Zürich University of Applied Sciences

Thibaut Rouquette

Head of Partnerships, F10 Incubator & Accelerator

Joanna Smolik

Director of the Strategic Relations Department in the BGK, Polish Development Bank

Prof. Dr. Cornelia Stengel

Attorney-at-Law / Partner Kellerhals Carrard und Co-Director Swiss Fintech Innovations

Dr. Anna Stünzi

Lecturer, HSG; Board Member, Descartes Finance; President, foraus - Swiss Forum on Foreign Policy

Paweł Widawski

President of FinTech Poland

Prof. Dr Hab. Witold Wiliński

GPW Tech S.A., CEO

Dr Katarzyna Wilk

CEO Swiss Impact Lead, President of the Swiss Impact Lead Foundation

Tomasz Wiśniewski, PhD

Coordinator of the ESG Strategy for the Capital Market, Warsaw Stock Exchange

Pablo Padrutt

Head of Economic, Financial and Scientific Affairs at the Embassy of Switzerland in Poland

Ulrich Schwendimann

Managing Director of the Polish-Swiss Chamber of Commerce