Investment Management Expert
Global Head of Sustainable Investing and Stewardship
Julie Moret, global head of sustainable investing and stewardship for Northern
Trust Asset Management, guides the creation of long-term investment value for clients
through environmental, social and governance (ESG) risk management, effective engagement,
and proxy voting. She oversees sustainable investing and global engagement policies,
fosters research and product development agendas, and advances portfolio integration
across asset classes.
Julie leads a team of global ESG specialists skilled at applying NTAM’s expertise
and insights — gained over three decades constructing sustainable investment
solutions for many of the world’s most sophisticated and progressive investors
— to deliver highly efficient sustainable solutions. In addition, she oversees
the stewardship team as they identify long-term risks that may pose challenges to
Previously, Julie held a variety of senior roles in investment management, most
recently as the global head of ESG with Franklin Templeton Investments, where she
leveraged 10 years of risk analytics experience to drive the buildout of a foundational
data infrastructure platform and weave ESG considerations into the investment process.
Julie also serves as an industry advocate on a range of ESG efforts, frequently speaking
on related issues at industry and client conferences.
Julie has contributed to a number of industry organizations focused on advancing
sustainable investment principles and best practices, including: the Investor Advisory
Group at the Sustainable Accounting Standards Board, the Investment Company Institute’s
ESG Working Group, the Investment Assocation’s Sustainable and Responsible Investment
Committee and the European Securities and Market Authority’s Stewardship, Market
Integrity and ESG Investment steering committee.
She has a bachelor’s degree in economics and a master’s degree in international economics from Essex University in England.