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  • A spotlight on female fund managers part one – Audrey Ryan

    In the first of our new women in investing series, we spoke to Audrey Ryan, fund manager at Aegon Asset Management, on how she became a fund manager, the importance of ESG and her top tips for investors.

    Important notes

    This article isn’t personal advice. If you’re not sure whether an investment is right for you please seek advice. If you choose to invest the value of your investment will rise and fall, so you could get back less than you put in.

    As part of a new women in investing series, we spoke to four successful female fund managers to talk about how women fit into the world of investing, the challenges they've faced and their tips for female or beginner investors.

    In our first interview, we spoke to Audrey Ryan, Fund Manager at Aegon Asset Management, on how she became a fund manager, the importance of ESG and her top tips for investors.

    You can watch the video of the interview or read the full script below. Remember, this article and the issues discussed in the video aren't personal recommendations or advice. If you need help with choosing investments, ask for financial advice.

    If you do choose to invest, the value of investments can fall as well as rise, so you could get back less than you put in.

    Diversity and inclusion at Aegon

    1. Since Aegon signed up to the Women in Finance Charter in 2018, female representation in UK senior management has increased from 22% to 33%.
    2. At the board level, Aegon have introduced an Inclusion & Diversity scorecard which tracks their progress on advancing gender equality.
    3. Globally, they continue to work with various entry level gender focused partnerships such as GAIN (Girls are Investors), Women in Business (US Colleges), Future Asset in the UK and Feminar in the Netherlands. All look to promote the industry to female students.

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