Director of Strategy
Alice joined the investment industry in 1994 as a graduate, and worked subsequently at BlackRock and its predecessors for nearly 25 years. She is an experienced business leader and award-winning investor, currently working as an investment advisor to Tribe Impact Capital, a start-up investment firm with a focus on social impact.
Her expertise is in European Equities. She helped to build and lead Blackrock’s European Equity Team to over $40b in assets and developed and managed two award-winning strategies with assets of over $13b. In 2018, she won Morningstar’s European Equity Fund manager of the Year Award and was a finalist in Investment Week’s 2017 Female Fund Manager of Year category.
Alice joined WIBF in 2018 as Director of Strategy at an exciting time on the journey toward its 40th anniversary in 2020. Alice’s passion is to build a broad network of corporates, individuals, policy-makers and aligned organisations to accelerate the growth of a new culture in UK Financial Services which can engage women at all levels, not least as customers. She believes that sustainable finance is an impossible goal without the diversity of perspective and talent that women bring.
Ms. Gaskell earned a BA (Hons) Degree in Politics and Philosophy from Oxford University in 1994. She is a member of the CFA Institute and an Associate of the UK Society of Investment Professionals. She has a multi-cultural background and has lived in 7 countries in 3 continents. She has 3 children and enjoys mentoring young people at WIBF and beyond.