Impact Days 2024

5–7 Jun 2024 | Vienna, Austria

Cara Williams

Global Head of ESG and Sustainability at Mercer


New York, United States

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Cara Williams, Senior Partner, is Global ESG and Sustainability Leader for Mercer. Located in London, Cara leads the program of work to articulate and amplify Mercer’s ESG value proposition and positioning, embed sustainability in the journey to a bright future, and drive highly-practical, relevant and value-added outcomes both internally and externally. Cara drives strategy for Mercer’s multinational and wealth management clients to deliver the best of Mercer’s broad Wealth solutions to assure positive financial outcomes for organizations, their employees and their clients. Cara presents regularly on global ESG, sustainability, diversity and investment trends. With over 25 years of experience in the investment industry, Cara began at Mercer’s investment consulting business as Global COO in April 2005. Cara began her career in finance as a financial advisor with Merrill Lynch in New York. Prior to working in the investment industry, she was responsible for budgets and logistics for US Army and NATO MWR deployments. Cara is an active mentor for external programs and internal colleagues supporting and promoting women and people of color in their careers. She is member of the Board of Directors of The German School of London. Cara graduated from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor with a BA, and from The University of Hartford with an MBA in Finance.

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We are Mercer, a global consulting leader in talent, health, retirement, and investments. Our team is dedicated to helping clients around the world advance the health, wealth, and careers of their most vital asset - their people. With our innovative solutions and deep industry expertise, we strive to make a positive impact on businesses and individuals alike.

Speaker sessions (1)

Thursday, 6 June 2024

10:30 - 11:30

Opening Ceremony

Location:Hofburg - Zeremoniensaal
  • Leadership




Vienna, Austria