Rachel Segal is Head of ESG for Pzena Investment Management (‘Pzena’) where she has worked since March 2019. At Pzena, her role is to: develop Pzena’s ESG strategy; conduct ESG research; work with Pzena’s clients on ESG product development; oversee ESG reporting efforts; and manage the ESG team.
Prior to joining Pzena, Rachel spent time as a sustainability consultant, both internally at BNY Mellon and in client service at PwC. At BNY Mellon, Rachel advised the bank’s various business lines on how to incorporate ESG into their business practices and products. For example, she co-led an impact investing pilot with the Investment Management division. As a consultant for PwC, Rachel worked with clients across all industries to: set corporate sustainability strategy and environmental finance targets; develop sustainability risk-management best-practices; and lead organization transformation.
Rachel is originally from the UK and graduated with a B.A. in Geography from Emmanuel College at Cambridge University in the UK and an M.A. in International Relations and Economics from The Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) in Washington D.C.