Erika Karp
Managing Director, Head of Global Sector Research
UBS Investment Bank

Erika Karp chairs the UBS Global Investment Review Committee and manages a team of sector analysts and strategists around the world. She sits on the UBS Securities Research Executive Committee and the Environmental and Human Rights Committee of the UBS Group Executive Board. Erika created and drives products including the UBS Q-Series®, the Global I/O®, and the "UBS Global Portfolio Manager's Spotlight" which synthesizes top UBS investment themes and ideas each week. Her work has been featured by Investment Dealer's Digest, Euromoney, the Financial Times, BloombergBusinessweek, Wall Street Week, Investor Relations Magazine Magazine and Forbes to which she is a regular contributor.

Erika's work in driving global collaboration across the capital markets has led to her having been named among the nation's "Top 50 Women in Wealth" by AdvisorOne. She is a founding Board member of the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) and a member of the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC). Erika also sits on the Program Design Advisory Council for Harvard Business School's Executive Education Program on "Innovating for Sustainability". She is a member of the World Economic Forum (WEF) Global Agenda Council on Financing and Capital, and represents UBS at events including those of the OECD, the UN Global Compact and PRI, GMI Ratings, Deloitte, Tomorrow's Company (UK), the Smith School at Oxford University, the EPA, and the White House.

Erika sits on the Board of the world's largest GLBT Synagogue (CBST), the Global Advisory Committee of Earth Day Network's WAGE Campaign, and has served on the national Board of GLSEN. She holds an MBA in Finance from Columbia University, a BS in Economics from the Wharton School, and began her career as an Account Representative at IBM Corporation.