Swiss Re's Topcuoglu: We must share experiences without fear of retaliation

Breaking barriers and fostering unity through openness

Lauren Mason
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Lale Topcuoglu of Swiss Re

Lale Topcuoglu of Swiss Re

Investment Week's Lauren Mason speaks to Lale Topcuoglu, managing director and head of credit at Swiss Re, about her experiences as a gay woman in the asset management industry, the power of sharing personal experiences, and how asset managers can begin "walking the talk" when it comes to diversity and inclusion.

"Sometimes people seem less fearful that they could make a bad market call and lose a lot of money, than potentially saying the wrong thing when it comes to discussing inclusion and diversity," Lale Topcuoglu...

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