Elizabeth Corley, non-executive vice chair of Allianz Global Investors, a global asset manager owned by Allianz, has worked in the financial industry for 40 years and helped steer her company through the global financial crisis. In this interview, she discusses why it’s critical that investment firms create a culture of accountability and inclusivity. She also explains why it’s imperative that leaders help employees and clients focus their outlooks on the longer term and discusses the need for more diverse investment and leadership teams. Corley also offers her answers to the questions of what major trends investment firms must adapt to in order to be successful, trends that are most worrisome, and what will be the biggest change to the profession in the next decade.
The Take 15 Series is a series of short interviews with leading practitioners on timely topics focused on the investment profession.