Moody’s ESG Solutions Group announced today the appointment of Julia Haake to the newly created role of Managing Director for Market Strategy.

Haake joins Moody’s from ISS, where she served as part of the ESG business unit’s leadership team, most recently as Managing Director, Global Head of Stewardship & Engagement. She also serves as a Member of the Climate and Sustainable Finance Commission at France’s financial market regulator, AMF.

In her new role, Haake will be responsible for shaping Moody’s commercial sustainability and ESG strategy and driving alignment across teams to maximize market impact. Her responsibilities will also include steering Moody’s ESG Solutions’ research and outreach, as well as overseeing the group’s methodology team to serve the needs of customers and policymakers to deliver transparency.

Haake will report to Andrea Blackman, Global Head of Moody’s ESG Solutions. Blackman said:

“Our comprehensive solutions suite helps organizations achieve sustainable growth by providing trusted ESG data and insights to better inform strategic planning, investment decisions, and risk analysis. Julia’s experience in sustainability and ESG makes her the ideal person to strengthen our offerings and communicate the exciting news about the depth and breadth of Moody’s tools and domain expertise.”

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