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Alexander Bernhardt

Global Head of Sustainability Research, BNP Paribas Asset Management

Alex is responsible for BNPP AM’s Sustainability research agenda and ESG scoring platform, and manage its team of ESG analysts. He works closely with the Quantitative Research Group, which plays an increasingly important role in developing and delivering BNPP AM’s sustainability research agenda.

An acknowledged sustainable finance thought leader and innovator, Alex has received multiple awards for his work within insurance and investment across topics including climate risk management, disaster resilience and impact investing.

Alex joined from Marsh McLennan, where he was Director of Innovations, helping clients to address systemic issues including climate resilience, the catastrophe protection gap, diversity and sustainable infrastructure financing.

He was previously Principal and US Responsible Investment Leader at Mercer, helping institutional investors to manage sustainability challenges in their portfolios, particularly related to climate change. He joined Mercer from reinsurance broker Guy Carpenter where he devised bespoke risk transfer solutions for insurance brokers.

Alex holds a BA in English and Philosophy from the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Washington.

Published by Alexander Bernhardt

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