Vice President, State Street Global Advisors
Chris McKnett is a Vice President of State Street Global Advisors. He is the head of the firms’ global Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) investments business. Chris works across asset classes, investment teams and key functional domains to champion sustainable and responsible investment on behalf of SSgA and its clients. Chris is co-chair of SSgA’s ESG Working Group, a member of SSgA’s Proxy Review Committee, and a member of both State Street’s Corporate Citizenship and Environmental Sustainability Working Groups. Before joining SSgA in 2007, he worked for KLD Research & Analytics, Inc. Chris began working in the investment industry in 1999.
Chris is a First Mover Fellow at the Aspen Institute Business & Society Program and a member of the Investment Commission of the United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative. Chris serves on the Advisory Council to The Sustainability Accounting Standards Board. He earned his MBA from the Daniels College of Business at the University of Denver and a Bachelors of Science in Business Administration from the University of Connecticut.