Former Head of ESG Research & Analysis, S&P Global Ratings UK, President
Network for Sustainable Financial Markets, UK
Martina Macpherson is a lecturer and industry professional in sustainable and ethical finance at University of Zurich, Henley Business School and South Bank University and a writer and presenter on ESG and corporate governance themes – and contributes regularly to industry and academic publications. Martina is a board member of the Global Network for Sustainable Financial Markets. She sits on the U.K. Sustainable Investment and Finance Association’s (UKSIF) analyst committee board, on Sedex’ Advisory Board, is a Steering Committee Member of WAM (Women Advancing Microfinance), and a member of Towers Watson’s Thinking Ahead Institute Sustainability Working Group.
She also forms part of UNCTAD / Sustainable Stock Exchanges’ Global Green Finance Working Group. Previously, Martina worked at S&P Global Head of ESG Research/Indices. She also founded SI Partners Ltd., an independent consulting firm specializing in Economic Environmental Social and Governance (E-ESG) research, products, investment content, and engagement services.
During her career, Martina held a range of senior global research, business, and product development roles at Hermes EOS, MSCI ESG Research and Lloyds Banking Group/Insight Investment. Earlier in her career, she also worked for RBS Asset Management, F&C (now BMO) and Deutsche Bank.