Morningstar Sustainalytics hires from MSCI for ESG team

Filling role of head of Asia Pacific ESG alliances and redistribution

Morningstar Sustainalytics has named Sylviane Carot as the head of Asia Pacific ESG alliances and redistribution.

Carot joined on 4 April with 19 years’ experience working in financial services. She has spent the past 13 years at MSCI where she was head of ASEAN for asset owners, buy-side and insurances clients and was in charge of business development of MSCI ESG and climate and index solutions. 

At Morningstar Sustainalytics, Carot will oversee and develop the company’s ESG initiatives and business growth in the APAC region.

Tim Langer, global head of ESG alliances and redistribution at the firm, commented: “[Sylviane’s] proven leadership, local market knowledge, and track record of success will play a key role in advancing our ESG initiatives in the APAC region. This appointment is in line with the firm’s goal of building its physical presence in Asia Pacific, amid the continued growth of sustainable investing in the region.”

Carot added: “Morningstar Sustainalytics is a leading global provider in ESG research and ratings, and I am looking forward to working with the team to further strengthen our presence in the APAC market and promote sustainable investing practices and solutions.”