ESG Analyst, Pzena Investment Management
Rachel Segal has been an Environmental Social and Governance (‘ESG’) Research Analyst at Pzena Investment Management (‘Pzena’) since March 2019. At Pzena, her role is to conduct proprietary ESG research, lead ESG-related engagement efforts and manage the firm’s relationships with third party organizations, including the Principles for Responsible Investment (to which Pzena is a signatory). Prior to joining Pzena, Rachel spent time as a sustainability consultant, both internally at BNY Mellon and in client service at PwC. During her two years at BNY Mellon, Rachel advised the bank’s various business lines on how to better incorporate ESG into their business practices and products. For example, she co-led an impact investing pilot strategy with the Investment Management division. During her four years at PwC, Rachel worked with clients across all industries to set corporate sustainability strategy and environmental finance targets, develop sustainability and risk-management policy best-practices and catalyse internal organization transformation. Rachel is originally from the UK and graduated with a B.A. in Geography from Emmanuel College at Cambridge University and an M.A. in International Relations and Economics from The Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS).