Director, Thinking Ahead Institute, Willis Towers Watson
Marisa Hall, FIA, is a Director at Willis Towers Watson’s Thinking Ahead Group (TAG). TAG serves as the executive for the Thinking Ahead Institute, a global not-for-profit research led network that brings together more than 45 of the world’s largest asset owners and asset managers with the vision of promoting a purposeful, inclusive and sustainable investment industry. Marisa has over 14 years of investment industry experience and has been an advocate for change, writing several thought pieces and speaking at events on issues such as sustainability, purpose, value creation and diversity and inclusion.
Prior to joining TAG, Marisa was a Senior Investment Consultant in Willis Towers Watson’s advisory business, providing a range of advice to a number of pension funds on all aspects of the financial management of their pension arrangements, including investment strategy, journey planning and dynamic de-risking, manager selection and monitoring, and liability hedging.
Marisa is on the standing committee of Investment20/20 which focuses on attracting diverse talent into the industry and encourages young people to see their future in finance. She is also on the steering committee of the ethnicity workstream of The Diversity Project, which focusses on improving diversity in the industry regardless of who you are and where you have come from.
Marisa is a Fellow of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries and holds the Investment Management Certificate (IMC). She has an MSc (Distinction) from CASS Business School, London and a first class degree in Mathematics from the University of the West Indies.