Catherine Stienstra

Columbia Threadneedle Investments
Bond Manager of the Year

Our judges were so impressed by this individual’s strong investment performance and by how innovative their ETF product is. This year’s Bond Manager of the year is responsible for many projects that drive success for others. She has effectively demonstrated her talents through these innovative strategies to meet the demands and needs of clients. She values the need to collaborate, is a team player and she is a role model for other women in the industry. Judges could see her ability to manage and negotiate a family work-life balance at a time when this was difficult and rare. She continues to drive success for the organisation, encourages and supports women that want to pursue careers in finance/asset management and she also participates in various charitable initiatives.