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SuperReturn International
4 - 7 June 2024
InterContinental HotelBerlin

Walter Viguiliouk
Managing Director, Sustainable Investing, Private Markets at Manulife Investment Management


Walter is currently the Managing Director, Sustainable Investing within the Private Markets business at Manulife Investment Management. He leads the sustainable investing for our global private equity and private credit businesses. Strategies include primary funds, co-investments, GP led secondaries, senior credit, junior credit, and venture capital. Walter also oversees sustainability related regulatory reporting and regulatory matters for the private markets business.

Previously, Walter was a Principal on the Responsible Investing Team, part the CIO's Total Fund Management Group, at the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan, a C$221 Billion AUM global asset owner. His core focus was on developing the organization’s ESG integration, corporate engagement, and responsible investing strategies.

Previous to that, Walter worked as an Associate Portfolio Manager at Jarislowsky Fraser Global Investment Management, a C$37B AUM privately owned investment management firm, where he focused on fundamental equity research, portfolio management, and helped develop the U.S. and international institutional client strategy. One of his core accomplishments was helping establish the firms sustainable investing approach and strategy.

Walter maintains an active role in the community having served on multiple not-for-profit boards and industry committees over the years. His current engagements include member of the ISSB Investor Advisory Group (IIAG) at the IFRS Foundation and an Advisory Board Member, Investors for a Sustainable Digital Economy at Creating Future Us (CFU). Walter also teaches sustainable investing and ethics for investment managers at York University in Toronto.

Agenda Sessions

  • The great reclassification: Is greenhushing a positive for investors?