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Eugenia Unanyants-Jackson

Principal and Head of ESG research PGIM Fixed Income, PGIM

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Eugenia Unanyants-Jackson is a Principal and the Head of Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) research at PGIM Fixed Income, based in London. Ms. Unanyants-Jackson is responsible for managing the strategic integration of ESG research across all elements of the firm, including investment decision-making, and internal and external education and engagement. She also co-chairs the ESG Committee that is tasked with governing PGIM Fixed income’s ESG approach. Previously Ms. Unanyants-Jackson was with Allianz Global Investors where she was the Global Head of ESG Research since 2016, leading the implementation of ESG integration across fundamental equity and fixed income strategies. Prior to this she was a Director of Governance and Sustainable Investment at BMO GAM (formerly F&C Investments). Ms. Unanyants-Jackson received a diploma in Teaching English and German from the Tbilisi I. Chavchavadze State Institute of Western Languages and Cultures in Georgia, and a MA in Public Administration from the Georgian Institute of Public Affairs. She is also a co-chair of the Corporate Governance and Stewardship Council for The Conference Board, a co-chair of the Shareholder Rights Committee for the International Corporate Governance Network (ICGN), and served on the Market Integrity and ESG Investing Steering Committee at the European Fund and Asset Management Association (EFAMA) and the Stewardship Committee at The Investment Association, (IA) UK.