EMEA Head of ESG Investment Strategy
Carlo M. Funk is the lead ESG Investment Strategist at State Street Global Advisors covering Europe, the Middle East and Africa regions (EMEA). Mr. Funk works with clients to identify solutions that align with their ESG objectives, including assessing the impact of integrating ESG into their portfolios. He works in close collaboration with the ESG research and development team across asset classes and investment styles and is also involved with ESG-related regulatory initiatives.
Before joining State Street Global Advisors, Mr. Funk was responsible for the design and distribution of passive ESG investment solutions at BlackRock and acted as its EMEA-wide ESG sales specialist. His prior experience also includes working at J.P. Morgan Private Bank in New York and Frankfurt.
Mr. Funk holds a BSc and MSc in international business and finance from Maastricht University and is part of various industry working groups on sustainable finance including, the sustainable investment commission of DVFA in Germany. Additionally, he is a regular guest lecturer at the European Business School on sustainable finance. In 2020 he was awarded the Financial News "Asset Management Rising Stars Award".