Kelly Tang

Kelly Tang

Kelly Tang

Job Title: Director, global research and design

Company: S&P Dow Jones Indices

Kelly Tang is director, global research & design, at S&P Dow Jones Indices. Kelly is responsible for conceptualization, research, and design covering global strategy across different asset classes. Kelly publishes research papers related to capital markets and investment concepts geared for both retail and institutional channels.

Prior to joining S&P Dow Jones Indices in 2015, Kelly was a senior economics analyst at Bessemer Investment Management, reporting directly to the chief investment officer. In addition to her work analyzing economic data trends and publishing reports for Bessemer’s client account managers, she also specialized as a commodities analyst for the firm’s Real Return Commodities Fund and a mid-cap financials analyst. Prior to Bessemer, Kelly worked on the sell-side at Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. covering brokerage stocks and in Goldman Sachs Asset Management investment management services division.

Kelly serves as adjunct professor at Fordham University’s Gabelli School of Business. In addition to undergraduate and graduate courses on portfolio management, Kelly teaches “Cases in Investor Relations,” a graduate course she designed. Kelly is a CFA Charterholder, a member of the New York Society of Security Analysts (NYSSA), and the CFA Institute. Kelly has a bachelor’s degree in history from Stanford University and a master’s in business administration from Harvard University.

Speaking at the following:

Panel questions and discussion: aligning fiduciary and ethical responsibilities

How can institutional investors develop sustainable asset management strategies? Are business’ responding to the increased focus on investing sustainably? Co-ordinating collaborating on sustainable investment and divestment from fossil fuels Session speakers:  

Will long termism win over short termism in investment?

Is the end of quarterly reporting a realistic goal – how to mitigate short term pressures The 5 core action areas that all institutional advisors must consider How asset owners, manager and companies can change the status quo