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Lunch: Women call for other women investors

August 30 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Join us for our panel discussion around D&I in Asset Management and what it takes to become a female fund manager 

On August 30, KvinnoKapital and Fundrella are happy to invite our members to a lunch event with an interesting panel discussion featuring four women with inspiring careers in finance.


  • 11:30 – Registration & lunch
  • 12:00 – Welcome from KvinnoKapital, Hanna Edstroem
  • 12:05 – Panel
  • 12:45 – Closing and networking

With the kind support of Fundrella

About your panel

Cecilia Dahlstedt Myrgård

Cecilia Dahlstedt Myrgård has been dealing in the financial markets since 1990. During her studies she started at AGA AB Treasury and joined their treasury team as a FX and Fixed income dealer in 1990. In 1994 she joined Nordea Markets where she then worked for the following 25 years on different desks.  For the last 15 years at Nordea Markets she handled advisory management portfolios (mainly corporate bonds) for institutional customers. In 2018 she was recruited to Captor Fund Management as portfoliomanager for their newly launched green bond fund Captor Dahlia green bond.


Pia Haak

Pia Haak is the CIO, Head of Investment Management, for Swedbank Robur since November 2021. Robur’s Investment Management organisation consists of more than 80 highly skilled portfolio managers, sustainability analysts and corporate governance specialists, working to drive and coordinate all parts of investment management – with the purpose to supporting the achievement of Robur’s  goal to become world leader in sustainable value creation. Pia Haak is a member of the Swedbank Robur Management team, and has more than 30 years of experience of the finance sector. She has held several senior and managerial roles withing the finance sector, e.g. Head of Investments Products and Structured Products as well as Head of Product offerings at Swedbank and Equity Sales at Handelsbanken Markets in New York and Stockholm. Pia Haak holds a CEFA, CESGA and a B.Sc. in Business Administration and Economics.


Cecilia Thomasson Blomquist

Cecilia Thomasson Blomquist has been in the network from the early days when it was still an informal email list organized by our founder, Julia Axelsson. Cecilia started her career at the treasury department of Swedish construction company NCC in the late 80s where she worked for eight years, acquiring experience in fixed income. In 1997, she moved to AP1 to become senior portfolio manager in the same asset class. She stayed with the state pension fund where she was part of the management team until 2009 when she took the role of Chief Investment Officer at PP Pension which is the role she holds to this day. She is also currently sitting on the board of Stiftelsen Stockholms Sjukhem, a non-profit organization that provides elderly care and healthcare rehabilitation to people with long-term sickness. Stockholms sjukhem is also an appointed University Hospital appointed by Karolinska Institutet and Region Stockholm.


Katarina Ahlstedt

Katarina Ahlstedt has spent more than 25 years in various positions in the financial market – both sell side and buy side, as an analyst and a portfolio manager, in market euphoria as well as financial crisis. She spent just over 16 years as a Senior Portfolio Manager at AP4 in active equities. Since 2019, Katarina is responsible for the department of capital management at Kammarkollegiet, in English The Legal, Financial and Administrative Services Agency, a public sector authority under the Swedish Ministry of Finance.


August 30
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
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Swedish House of Finance
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Stockholm, 11160 Sweden
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