Global Head of ESG Capital Markets Strategy, S&P Global
Mona is Global Head of ESG Capital Markets Strategy at S&P Global, responsible for the commercial rollout of S&P Global’s growing ESG investment product suite.
Mona is Global Head of ESG Capital Markets Strategy at S&P Global, responsible for the commercial rollout of S&P Global’s growing ESG investment product suite. Mona has deep knowledge of the sustainable finance space, having also worked as Head of the North American ESG Index business for S&P Dow Jones Indices - where she spearheaded the launch of the flagship S&P 500® ESG Index, a Director for Trucost - where she advised institutional investors on integrating climate and ESG factors into their investment strategies, a Research Director at the 2-Degrees Investing initiative - a prominent sustainable finance NGO focused on aligning the finance sector with the 2-degree climate goal, a Climate Policy Advisor to the Obama Administration - working on the Clean Power Plan, and a central banker at the UK’s Bank of England, where her research primarily focused on alternative currencies and eco-currencies at the nexus of the environment and the money supply. As a sustainable finance expert, Mona is a regular market commentator on ESG investing, and the author of several research papers on topics ranging from the topic of disruptive technologies to the problem of ‘short-termism’ in mainstream Finance.