State Street Global Advisors (SSGA) has appointed Carlo M. Funkas head of EMEA ESG Investment Strategy.
He works with the ESG research and development, investment research and management teams to design ESG investment solutions for advisors, consultants and institutional clients, including assessing the Environmental, Social and Governance impact on clients' portfolios and identifying specific financial solutions to align with their ESG objectives
Before joining State Street Global Advisors Funk was responsible for the design and distribution of passive ESG investment solutions at BlackRock and acted as the EMEA wide sustainable investing sales specialist. Before that he worked at J.P. Morgan's Private Bank in New York and Frankfurt.
He is part of various industry working groups on sustainable finance (e.g. sustainable investment commission of DVFA in Germany) and is guest lecturer at the European Business School (EBS) on sustainable finance.