The Alliance’s ESG Initiative will host Kroum Sourov,Lead Sovereign ESG Analyst at Candriam to discuss ‘EM Sovereign Sustainability – from Weak to Strong’ and Candriam’s approach to ESG in EM sovereign debt investing and the challenges of integrating ESG considerations into emerging market portfolios.
Director of Sovereign Research
Emerging Markets Investors Alliance
Kroum Sourov joined Candriam as Lead Sovereign ESG Analyst in 2018. Most recently, he was the Director of Sustainable Investment Management at a sustainable investments startup. His previous roles include a global macro portfolio manager at Mako Global, a Director of foreign exchange market strategy at UBS, an Assistant Vice President at the Strategic Transactions Group of Barclays Capital, and a bond trader at Goldman Sachs.
Kroum holds a Master’s degree in International Affairs with a specialization in Environment, Resources and Sustainability from The Graduate Institute in Geneva, Switzerland; a Master of Finance from the University of Cambridge, and a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics from Colgate University, United States.