Christina L. Alfandary is Managing Director, Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) and Sustainable Investments at GAMCO Asset Management, the institutional affiliate of Gabelli Asset Management Company. Since 1987 the firm has worked with both institutional and individual investors to meet values based investing objectives. At GAMCO, Ms. Alfandary oversees the company’s expansion of its ESG integration efforts and ESG investing capabilities. Ms. Alfandary has over twenty-five years of experience in the investment business. Prior to re-joining GAMCO, she served as Senior Managing Director, Co-Head of Nikko Asset Management Americas, Inc. While there, she was instrumental in a US product launch of an innovative impact investing Green Bond product developed in collaboration with the World Bank. Prior to Nikko AM, she worked at GAMCO Investors from 2000 to 2005 and Morgan Stanley from 1990 to 2000, both in institutional fixed income sales and trading as well as an analyst in municipal finance.
Ms. Alfandary is an active speaker at conferences related to ESG. She has additionally appeared on TV and radio programs focused on ESG and responsible investing education. She is guest lecturer on ESG investing at Fordham University.
A native of California, Ms. Alfandary received an M.B.A. from Columbia Business School after earning her B.A. from Lewis & Clark College.