Head of ESG Investing
15 Years of Industry Experience
4 Years with Neuberger Berman
Jonathan Bailey, Managing Director, is Head of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Investing at Neuberger Berman, a private, independent employee-owned investment manager founded in 1939. Jonathan joined the firm in 2017 and works with portfolio managers and analysts across equities, fixed income and private investment portfolios both to enhance existing strategies and to launch new ESG and impact investing strategies. Previously, Jonathan was the founding Director of Research at Focusing Capital on the Long Term (FCLT Global) a think tank backed by BlackRock, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Dow, McKinsey & Co., and Tata Sons which worked on practical solutions to excessive short-termism along the investment value chain. He spent the bulk of his prior career at McKinsey & Co where he was an Associate Partner. He has also worked for Generation Investment Management, the sustainable investment fund co-founded by former Vice President Al Gore, and on governance projects for former British Prime Minister Tony Blair. Jonathan holds an MBA (with high distinction) from Harvard Business School, an MPP from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, and an MA(Oxon) from the University of Oxford. He is a board member of Instiglio, a developing market social impact bond advisory non-profit.