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Addressing human security: 150 investable trends

Addressing human security: 150 investable trends
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Total insurance penetration as %GDP
Total insurance penetration as %GDP

Source: Barclays Research, Swiss Re

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About the analysts

Hiral Patel

Global Head of Sustainable & Thematic Research

Hiral Patel is the Global Head of Sustainable & Thematic research at Barclays. Hiral and team aim to identify multi-sector thematic trends that could shape the business environment, with the investment opportunities spanning both public and private companies. Hiral has developed a thematic framework known as the '2030 Thematic Roadmap: 150 Trends' and has published on various topics relating to emerging technology, sustainability and demographic change. Recent publications include Social Inclusion, Electronic Waste, Cultured Meat and Green Data Centers, including a variety of investor tools (trend momentum scores, UN SDG mapping, company revenue tagging).

Laia Marin

Assistant Vice President, Sustainable & Thematic Investing Team

Laia Marin, CFA, is an Assistant Vice President on the Sustainable & Thematic Investing team, with thematic focus on Food Waste, Social Inclusion, Green Data Centers and Cultured Meat. The Sustainable & Thematic Investing team ranked #3 in the 2022 II survey (Thematic category). Laia joined Barclays in 2020 and she has 5 years of industry experience, previously working at Allianz Global Investors as a graduate focusing on sustainability and ESG. Laia holds a Masters in Finance from ESADE in Barcelona, graduated from Bocconi University in Milan with a degree in International Economics, Management and Finance and is a CFA Charterholder.

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