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Mans Carlsson OAM (Head of ESG at Ausbil Investment Management)

Mans Carlsson OAM

Head of ESG at Ausbil Investment Management

Måns is Head of ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) Research at Ausbil Investment Management Limited since September 2015. Prior to that, he was Senior ESG Research Analyst at AMP Capital for almost five years, following positions at Carnegie Investment Bank, Macquarie Bank and Accenture. With more than a decade of experience in the investment industry, including ten years in various responsible investment / ESG roles, Måns is well known for producing and presenting consistent, high-quality ESG research covering the Australian market and he has also published numerous, highly regarded insight papers on a wide range of ESG issues, including human rights and modern slavery. Måns is a member of the Retailer Supplier Roundtable Sustainability Council’s Forced Labour Advisory Council and the PRI Australia Network Advisory Committee. He holds an MBA International with Distinction from Griffith University and a Master of Financial Management from Gothenburg School of Business

Chris Caskey (Manager, Human Rights at UN Global Compact Network Australia)

Chris Caskey

Manager, Human Rights at UN Global Compact Network Australia

Chris is a human rights professional with experience in human rights law, business and human rights, modern slavery, and regulatory risk advisory. At the UNGCNA, Chris co-leads our Business and Human Rights programming in alignment with the UN Global Compact’s strategy and assists with the delivery of the Modern Slavery Impact Initiative.

Prior to joining the GCNA, Chris worked with EY Oceania’s Climate Change and Sustainability Services team, assisting clients with business and human rights, modern slavery and ESG initiatives. Previously, Chris served as a Legal Consultant for the Centre for Civil and Political Rights NGO in Geneva, where he was responsible for conducting research and providing advice on international human rights law designed to enhance NGO engagement at the UN Human Rights Committee and other Treaty Bodies.

Chris holds an LL.M. in International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights from the Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights in Switzerland and an LL.B. from AUT University in New Zealand. He published his LL.M. thesis on the intersection of human rights, climate change and cross-border migration with the Global Migration Centre at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva (IHEID) in November 2020.

Outside of work, Chris is a keen singer-songwriter and loves live indie music.

Matthew Coghlan (Manager, Financial Sector Engagement, Walk Free at Minderoo Foundation)

Matthew Coghlan

Manager, Financial Sector Engagement, Walk Free at Minderoo Foundation

Matthew Coghlan is Financial Sector Engagement Manager with the Walk Free initiative at Minderoo Foundation. He is an experienced international lawyer and international development practitioner with expertise in human rights, good governance, trade and investment.