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Farhan Husain

Global Head of ESG Communications, S&P Global Sustainable1

Farhan Husain is the Global Head of Communications for S&P Global Market Intelligence and the Global Head of Communications for S&P Global Sustainable1. In this capacity, he oversees all media relations, external communications and employee communications for the Market Intelligence division and S&P Global’s enterprise-wide environmental, social and governance (ESG) communications strategy. 

Farhan joined S&P Global in 2016 where he created and managed the external communications strategy for the US, Canada and Latin America before being promoted to Global Head of External Communications for Market Intelligence in 2017. Farhan successfully led a global team in external communications across the Americas, EMEA and APAC, affectively raising the global visibility of the Market Intelligence brand, products and key spokespeople across several marquee media publications. Most recently, he held a communications position in S&P Global Ratings overseeing the successful communications strategy for the Ratings’ ESG Evaluation launch, and spearheaded the internal and external visibility strategy for S&P’s Chief Economists.

Prior to joining S&P Global, Farhan held several communications and marketing roles in the financial services industry across companies including Ernst and Young (EY), International Securities Exchange/NASDAQ and the New York Stock Exchange.

Farhan was the founder of Baruch College Campus High School’s Alumni Association and currently sits on the Board of Reach Out and Read - Greater New York chapter. He has a degree in Broadcast Journalism from Hofstra University.