Head of Sustainability Indices, S&P Dow Jones Indices
Julia Kochetygova, Head of Sustainability Indices at S&P Dow Jones Indices, is responsible for the development of new ESG and green indices and overseeing the existing indices. For the last two years, Julia has been focusing on designing the methodologies for the global S&P ESG Indices, S&P ESG Sovereign Bond Indices, S&P Green Bond Indices, and the S&P Global Carbon Efficient Indices.
Prior to joining S&P Dow Jones Indices, Julia worked for the Russian MDM Bank in the corporate and investment block, where she developed their business strategy and before that, Julia was a head of corporate relations at the same bank. Prior to working at MDM Bank, Julia was a director of corporate governance services at S&P Ratings Services, where she was responsible for analytical supervision and business development of this analytical service. Before joining S&P in 2000, Julia occupied a number of senior executive and analytical positions with SKATE Information and Consulting Agency, taught at the Higher School of Economics, and carried out research at the Institute of Economics of the Russian Academy of Sciences.
Julia holds a Ph.D in economics from The Russian Academy of Sciences and a master’s degree in economics from Plekhanov State Institute of National Economy in Moscow. Julia is also a graduate of the World Bank School of Market Economy and INSEAD executive education program.