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Farha-Joyce Haboucha

Director of Socially Responsive Investments
Rockefeller & Co.

Farha-Joyce Haboucha

Joyce Haboucha is the Senior Portfolio Manager and Director of Sustainability & Impact Investments within the Investment Group and a Managing Director of Rockefeller Financial. She joined Rockefeller Financial in early 1997, having been a Senior Portfolio Manager at Neuberger & Berman since 1986. At Neuberger, she developed the firm’s socially responsive investment services, one of the first such offerings by a major, mainstream investment advisor. She was responsible for both a mutual fund with several “spokes” and individually managed portfolios for private and institutional investors.  To support the latter, she created an extensive set of social criteria and measurements which allowed investment decisions to be tailored to client priorities. Prior to joining Neuberger, Joyce had been a Vice President and Group Head in the Personal Trust Division at Manufacturers Hanover Trust Company. In that capacity, she was responsible for more than $1 billion in individual accounts and comingled funds including a small cap fund that she personally managed. Joyce was a member of the Investment Policy and headed the Stock Selection Committees of the division. She also served at Union Trust Company as a Senior Investment Officer, Portfolio Manager, and Manager of Research. In various capacities over the last 22 years, Joyce has promoted the idea that good corporate citizenship is good business and makes for good investing; she has spoken and written widely on this and related subjects before corporate, public and investment audiences.

Joyce was born in Cairo and raised there and in Paris.    Joyce received her B.A. from Columbia University, did graduate work in Finance at Pace University, and is a Chartered Financial Analyst. She is a member of the CFA Institute and the New York and International Societies of Security Analysts. She was a founding member and original Trustee of the World Institute of Sephardic Studies, and was a founding director of the Women’s Venture Fund.

Joyce has served on the Boards of Girls, Inc., New York; Inform, an environmental organization and the Advisory Board of FTSE4GOOD USA. She is Chair Emerita of the Social Venture Network and for 16 years, until 2008, served on the Investment Committee of the United Methodist Church. Joyce currently serves on the Board of the Carbon Disclosure Project USA and on the Investment Policy Committee of the Financial Women’s Association of New York.  Joyce also serves on the Advisory Committee for the Socially Responsive Investment Fund of the Haas Business School at the University of California at Berkeley, the Advisory Board of the Heron Foundation's Community investment Index and the International Corporate Governance Network working group on Integrated Business Reporting.