Jessica Whitt is a Director and US Head of ESG Research based in New York. Prior to joining Barclays in 2021, Jessica was first a Senior Research Analyst covering Emerging Markets Equities, then Head of ESG Research for Emerging Markets Equities at Morgan Stanley Investment Management. Previously, she was a Senior Research Analyst covering global and emerging markets automotive and industrials at Moon Capital Management. She has a B.A. from Colgate University with double major in International Relations and Asian Studies and an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth Graduate School of Business with concentrations in Economics and Finance.