Thematic Investing Masterclass

Your introduction to the future of investing

On 6 May, Lyxor was joined by MSCI and the experts they’ve selected from academia and industry to discuss the megatrends reshaping our world, the innovations powering them and the ETFs we’ve built to capture them. 

Watch now to hear what these experts had to say, learn more about the themes that interest you the most and discover whether the Covid-19 crisis will accelerate or slow their development. 

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Part 1: Learn how our ETFs combine cutting edge data science and the human touch

Lyxor’s Chanchal Samadder and MSCI’s Stuart Doole discuss the genesis of our thematic indexes and their unique methodology. Panel hosted by leading financial journalist Nadine Dereza.

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Part 2: Watch the experts from MSCI’s Thematic panel

Industry thought leaders discuss the five key themes covered by Lyxor’s new range of Thematic ETFs.

Digital economy

Professor Costas Andriopoulos Professor Costas Andriopoulos (BSc, MSc, PhD) is Professor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Director of Cass X (Research Centre for Innovation and Disruption) and the Associate Dean for Entrepreneurship at Cass Business School. Costas is internationally recognised for his work on organisational ambidexterity. His research has been published in top-tier peer-reviewed academic and practitioner journals.

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Future mobility 

Lukas Neckermann Lukas Neckermann is MD at Neckermann Strategic Advisors, a consultancy founded in 2013 focused on smart mobility and smart city strategy. He has 20 years of leadership experience in automotive and financial services, was a founding member of TheOScarProject – the world’s first open-source car project – and is currently Advisor to four urban mobility startups. Lukas is an Instructor in Strategy and Finance at New York University (NYU). He has written three books including “The Mobility Revolution” and “Smart Cities, Smart Mobility".

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Disruptive technology

Professor Costas Andriopoulos Professor Costas Andriopoulos (BSc, MSc, PhD) is Professor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Director of Cass X (Research Centre for Innovation and Disruption) and the Associate Dean for Entrepreneurship at Cass Business School. Costas is internationally recognised for his work on organisational ambidexterity. His research has been published in top-tier peer-reviewed academic and practitioner journals.

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Smart Cities

Lukas Neckerman Lukas Neckermann is MD at Neckermann Strategic Advisors, a consultancy founded in 2013 focused on smart mobility and smart city strategy. He has 20 years of leadership experience in automotive and financial services, was a founding member of TheOScarProject – the world’s first open-source car project – and is currently Advisor to four urban mobility startups. Lukas is an Instructor in Strategy and Finance at New York University (NYU). He has written three books including “The Mobility Revolution” and “Smart Cities, Smart Mobility".

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Millennials 

Mikko Myrskylä Mikko Myrskylä is Executive Director of the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research (MPIDR) and Professor of Social Data Science at the University of Helsinki. He joined the MPIDR from the London School of Economics where he served as Professor of Demography. Professor Myrskylä holds a PhD in Demography from the University of Pennsylvania, and a PhD in Statistics from the University of Helsinki. His work focuses on population health, analysis of contemporary fertility trends, and demographic forecasting.

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Part 3: Follow the Q&A 

Hear Lyxor, MSCI and the Thematics experts respond to questions posed by your peers

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