OverviewMartina is a senior ma...
OverviewMartina is a senior management and board level financial services strategy, product and engagement expert, with a deep understanding, proven track record and a passion for developing ESG and Fintech solutions across segments and asset classes. 20 years+ experience in industry and academia as an award-winning ESG influencer, researcher, and entrepreneur; and as a (founding) member of intl. policy initiatives to address data and framework challenges and explore pathways related to the climate, ecological and just transition.
Qualifications and Affiliations•Fellow, Institute for Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability (ICRS), UK and Fellow, Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics (SASE), EU•Co-Chair, World Benchmarking Alliance, Just Transition Coalition, Co-Chair, ICMA AMIC SFDR Implementation Taskforce, Co-Lead Finance for Biodiversity Foundation, Engagement Guide Working Group , Member, CFA ESG Leaders Group, Member, Advisory Committee Member, European Law Institute (ELI), Member, Enterprise Data Management Council ESG Advisory Group•Hon. doctoral fellowship in Risk Management by the Institute for Certified Risk Management Professionals (ICRMP), London UK•PWC ‘ESG Masterclass’ Expert for PWC Partner & Key Accounts Education and Training in Sustainable Finance (*NEW)•M.A. in Law, Human Sciences, University of Frankfurt, Germany, and MBA Certificate, London School of Business and Finance (LSBF), UK•Alumnus, German National Academic Foundation (Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes)
Experience and Motivation•Martina serves as Head of ESG Strategy and as a General Management Committee Member at ODDO BHF Asset Management & Private Assets. 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 a visiting fellow in sustainable finance at University of Zurich and Henley Business School. Martina has an MBA certificate in finance and business from LSBF / UK, and a M.A. 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.•Martina 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 Q1 2022), and “ESG in Portfolio Construction” (RiskBooks, to be published in Q2 2022).•She has designed, structured and delivered ESG governance and policy frameworks, due diligence data and risk management systems, and programs in climate risk and ESG strategy, research, investment, index and analytical products, conventional and alternative ESG data, active ownership & stewardship, and in ESG reporting for corporations and investors. •Sustainable finance education, training, advocacy and motivating others are her passion and she has sought opportunities, throughout her career, to develop and mentor others.