Manuela M. Froehlich

Champion for gender diversity and equality in Asset Management and Finance

Manuela M. Froehlich is a founding member of "Fondsfrauen" and has been successful in the international banking and investment fund world for 31 years, including more than 20 years in leading positions. At global impact asset manager ThomasLloyd Group in Zurich she is responsible for Business Development and Sales Support EMEA as Managing Director.

Manuela is an experienced sales expert and has covered the entire value chain in her various positions in Germany, London, Luxembourg and now Zurich. From product development, regulatory requirements and international approvals to successful marketing and capital raising, she has been active in all areas. She has successfully demonstrated her strong customer and service skills across all sales channels. She speaks regularly at industry events about topics related to her role, e.g. global distribution or investment solutions.

In 2015 she co-founded the meanwhile largest German speaking career network in the investment & finance industry, covering Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Luxembourg and reaching over 2,500.

Manuela is a seasoned speaker, both on stage and virtual: presenting, moderating conferences,  moderating panels, attending panels, organising and moderating workshops. Apart from her professional topics, Manuela covers a variety of themes along gender diversity & gender equality e.g. how to thrive in a male dominated industry, why investors should care about geder diversity, how to avoid unconscious bias, the power of networking, gender lens investing, how to attract female young professionals, etc. drawing on the full range of her 30+ years of experience.

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