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Anna Väänänen

Head of Listed Impact Equity

Anna Vӓӓnӓnen is the Head of Listed Impact Equity and co-manages the AXA ACT People & Planet Equity, AXA WF ACT Clean Economy, AXA WF ACT Biodiversity strategies and AXA ACT WF Social Progress strategies together with Tom Atkinson, Ashley Keet and Anne Tolmunen. 

Anna joined AXA IM in 2023 from Mirova, a leading impact boutique and affiliate of Natixis Investment Managers, where she was the head of Mirova’s Global Environmental team for 4 years. Preceding that, Anna spent 9 years at Credit Suisse Asset Management in Zurich managing thematic equity strategies, and 6 years as a fund manager at FIM Asset Management and Tapiola Asset Management.  She started her career in investment banking working as a sell side analyst at Salomon Brothers and Carnegie Investment Bank.  Anna holds a Master of Social Science from the University of Helsinki, majoring in Economics.    

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