Episode 29: Ranji Nagaswami

Janice Ellig, CEO and founder of Ellig Group, sits down with real leaders in this series of game-changing conversations, bespoke to fellow champions of change. Heralded by Bloomberg Businessweek as one of “The World’s Most Influential Headhunters,” Janice is often consulted for her expertise and her commitment to gender parity, equity, inclusion, and diversity.

We are honored to present this month’s episode of Leadership Reimagined, “Leading with Values in Finance” with Ranji Nagaswami, Chief Strategy and Chief Commercial Officer at SVPGlobal. Discussing as to why the imperative to find values-based leaders in the finance industry is so vital for society, she shares, “As a values-based leader, you think a lot about the premise in which you make decisions. Values-based leaders examine the decisions they make AND their leadership style.”

Tune in as Ranji encourages listeners to consider her strong fundamental belief that the power of finance can be used as a force for good and how the centrality of the finance industry for human progress has grown. Ranji contends that successful business leaders “can use their personal success to impact society at large” and “to really think about leadership values and how a values-based system can help solve the greatest business challenges of our time.”

A 35+ year leader in the asset management industry, Ranji’s career has been at some of the most admired firms in the investment business – UBS Asset Management, AllianceBernstein, HirtleCallaghan and now at SVPGlobal. Ranji is in that small pool of women portfolio managers who has invested client capital and is one of the very few to hold a position of Chief Investment Officer and a Chief Executive Officer. Ranji Nagaswami is a Henry Crown Fellow at the Aspen Institute and Founder and Lead Moderator for the Aspen Finance Fellowship program.

It is with great privilege we present to you this episode of Leadership Reimagined “Leading with Values in Finance” with Ranji Nagaswami.

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