Director & Head of ESG Strategy, Silver Regulatory Associates LLC
A seasoned sustainability practitioner and expert in policy writing and implementation of regulatory controls, Trysha Daskam advises investment firms on Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) and regulatory compliance. She specializes in interpreting the impact of global regulation on a firm’s ESG efforts and regulatory compliance program.
Trysha’s interest in ESG began during her graduate work building financial models that showed the social and financial returns of investment in international health initiatives. Bringing this experience to the financial services industry, Trysha develops and advises on investment firm ESG programs (including ESG policies and procedures), helps firms respond to investors’ ESG questions and designs their ESG reporting processes.
Prior to joining Silver, Trysha was a Vice President for U.S. Compliance Consulting at Duff & Phelps, where she served as a global point person addressing ESG issues and completing ESG projects for a wide base of clients across various industry sectors. Trysha also worked with CounselWorks clients on all aspects of their regulatory compliance programs. Trysha developed her in-house perspective at Universa Investments, as part of the team managing the firm’s business operations and was involved in both mock and actual SEC exams.
A frequent speaker and commentator on a wide range of ESG topics related to the investment management industry, Trysha is an officer of the Sustainability Investment Leadership Council and a member of the GWU Board of ESG.
Ambassadors. She received a Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences from the University of Denver and a Master’s of Public Health from The George Washington University where she dually concentrated on International Economics and Global Health Policy.
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