May 04, 2019

A Chat with Rachel Ziemba on Oil-Rich Sovereign Funds, Greener Investments, Freelance Mentality, Women Support Networks

By Rachel Ziemba

Leslie Palti-Guzman exchanges with Rachel Ziemba, founder of Ziemba Insights, a macroeconomic research firm. They chat about investments from oil-rich sovereign wealth funds (SWF) and their impact on energy and geopolitics.They also talk about institutional investors greening their investments. Rachel explains how strategies of funds from Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Abu Dhabi, Russia, Alberta, Alaska and other are evolving. As important is Rachel's insights on her career path and how she successfully built a "portfolio approach" of activities and clients. She is grateful for the support of women networks and like-minded entrepreneurs doing innovative businesses.

Listen to Rachel Ziemba's full conversation with Leslie Palti-Guzman on the Energy Vista Podcast:

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