5th March 2024

This week, we communicate with Robyn Grew, presently, the President at Man Group, and efficient September 1, the agency’s new CEO. The agency manages about $145 billion in shopper belongings and is the world’s largest publicly traded hedge fund. As president, she is answerable for company sustainability and accountable investing; Man Options and Man FRM; central buying and selling, funds treasury and financial institution relationships; operations; monetary crime; company actual property; and communications. She can be a member of Man Group’s senior govt governance committee. Beforehand she was COO, Basic Counsel, Chief Administrative Officer, and World Head of Authorized and Compliance. Earlier than becoming a member of the agency in 2010 as Chief Compliance Officer for Man GLG, Robyn held Sr. positions at Barclays Capital and at Lehman Brothers and LIFFE. A professional barrister within the UK, she has labored within the funding trade since 1994.

Grew is about to develop into the primary feminine CEO on the 240-year-old agency. She is going to succeed Luke Ellis (MiB right here), the place her greatest check on the job shall be whether or not she will match or beat the agency’s efficiency below her predecessor.

Her favourite realized phrase is: “Be good, be dumb.” Which means, in case you are ever attending a gathering the place you don’t perceive one thing that’s occurring, you need to say so, and ask for an evidence. No pretending, no faking it til you make She notes “You’d be shocked how many individuals can’t reply the query. . . but in addition it’s it’s OK to not know all the pieces, it’s the one manner you be taught.”

A listing of her favourite books is right here; A transcript of our dialog is on the market right here Tuesday.

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Make sure to take a look at our Masters in Enterprise subsequent week with Ramit Sethi writes about cash, enterprise, and psychology. He’s the creator of NYT bestseller I Will Educate You to Be Wealthy and the host of the favored Netflix collection “Easy methods to Get Wealthy.”

Robyn Grew Favourite Books

Orlando by Virginia Woolf

Norwegian Wooden by Haruki Murakami

Kafka on the Shore by Haruki Murakami

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