Martina MacphersonHead of ESG Strategy at ODDO BHF
Martina Macpherson is Head of ESG Strategy and an ExCo Member for ODDO BHF Asset Management & Private Equity. She is also President of the Network of Sustainable Financial Markets, a NextGen think tank in Sustainable Finance.
Martina has held several global leadership roles in ESG strategy, product development and innovation including Senior Vice President, ESG and Engagement Strategy at Moody’s, Global Head of ESG Index Products and Research at S&P DJI, Managing Director of Sustainable Investments Partners Ltd. and Vice President of ESG Solutions at MSCI. Prior to this, she worked in (ESG) product, research and engagement roles at Insight Investment, F&C AM and at Deutsche Bank AG.
She is involved in various academic research projects in the field, and a visiting fellow in sustainable finance at University of Zurich and Henley Business School. She has an MBA certificate in finance and business from LSBF / UK, and a MA in Law and Human Sciences from University of Frankfurt in Germany. She is a fellow member of the Institute for Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability (ICRS) UK, a honorary doctoral fellow of the Institute for Certified Risk Management Professionals (ICRMP) UK, and an alumnus of the German National Academic Foundation (Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes).
Martina has been a member of multiple sustainable finance associations and policy working groups at an EU and an international level. Currently, Martina is a co-chair of ICMA’s AMIC EU Regulatory / SFDR Working Group, a member of the European Law Institute's Sustainable Finance Advisory Committee and a founding member of the PRI/WBA and Finance for Tomorrow Just Transition Working Groups. In addition, she sits on the the Enterprise Data Management Council’s Working Group on ESG Data, Innovation, Technology and Metrics.
She is a public speaker in sustainable investing and has co-authored a range of ESG and Fintech books, including “The AI Book” (Wiley, 2020), “Handbook on Species Extinction Accounting and Biodiversity” (Routledge, to be published in 09/2021), and “ESG in Portfolio Construction” (RiskBooks, to be published in 02/2022).