Beate Born

Beate Born is currently Head of Strategic Projects at UBS Wealth Management in Zürich. She runs global regulatory initiatives (e.g. MiFIDII implementation), large platform projects and ad hoc responses to geopolitical events (e.g. Brexit). With 17 years of experience in operational risk, change and regulatory management in financial services in Europe, Asia and Australia she recently set a professional and academic focus on sustainability and data in banking.

Beate is a member of the EDM council’s ESG committee and active within the Women in Data network, she is frequently appears as a guest speaker at industry conferences and has written papers amongst other topics on ‘Regulatory Equivalence’, Client Advisor Barriers to Sustainable Investing’ and ‘Operational Risk Management during the Covid-19 Crisis’.

Beate has completed Master’s degrees at the Sorbonne and at the Clark University Business School of Management  as well as an Executive Degree at the Swiss Finance Institute. She is certified in Financial Market Regulation by the University of Zürich and is currently obtaining a Master’s degree at the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership.