Senior Vice President-Manager, Moody’s Environmental, Social and Governance group, Moody's Investors Service
Swami Venkataraman is a Senior Vice President-Manager in Moody’s Environmental, Social and Governance group. He manages the development of ESG analytic tools, assessments, and the integration of ESG considerations into Moody’s credit ratings and research. He is the primary spokesperson for Moody’s in Americas for ESG and sustainable finance and chairs the ESG Americas working group. Before moving to the ESG team, Swami was a lead analyst in the North American utilities and infrastructure team since 2014. Prior to Moody’s, he was a project and export finance banker with Standard Chartered Bank in Asia.
Swami has broad credit and banking expertise in the power, clean energy, and infrastructure sectors over the past 20 years. He has worked in New York, San Francisco, London, Mumbai, and Mexico City. Swami is a CFA Charterholder with a B.Tech in Electronics Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras, and an M.B.A. in finance from the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Calcutta.
The degree to which fixed income instruments reflect climate risk is influenced by a multitude of considerations. While depth and breadth of available data is a factor for all asset classes, the long-term nature of ......