Christina L. Alfandary is Managing Director, ESG and Sustainable Investments at GAMCO Asset Management. Since 1987 GAMCO has worked with Socially Responsible Institutions to meet their values based investing objectives through individual mandates as well as a mutual fund. At GAMCO, Ms. Alfandary oversees the company’s expansion of its ESG integration efforts and ESG investing capabilities across the organization. She is a member of the firm’s Proxy Committee. 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. until 2015 where she was instrumental in initial US asset raising efforts for an ESG green bond product developed in collaboration with the World Bank. Ms. Alfandary has spoken at conferences on impact investing to family offices and foundations looking to develop ESG and impact investing portfolios. Prior to Nikko AM, she was a Vice President at GAMCO Investors from 2000 to 2005 where she worked with institutional and high net worth clients. Her investment experience includes working at Morgan Stanley from 1990 to 2000, as both a banker and in institutional fixed income sales and trading.
A native of California, Ms. Alfandary received an M.B.A. in Finance from Columbia Business School after earning her B.A. from Lewis & Clark College.