Blackstone appoints Jean Rogers as incoming Global Head of ESG

11/11/2021

The alternative asset manager has named Dr. Rogers, Founder and former Chief Executive of the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB), as its Global Head of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) 

Jean Rogers is named as Global Head of ESG at Blackstone
Jean Rogers is named as Global Head of ESG at Blackstone

November 10, 2021 - Blackstone (NYSE: BX) today announced that Dr. Jean Rogers, Founder and Former CEO of the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB), will be joining the firm in January 2022 as its Global Head of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG). 

Dr. Rogers joins a growing list of professionals across Blackstone focused on ESG. The firm has been augmenting its corporate, portfolio operations, and asset management teams - hiring 12 professionals this year including the following senior professionals:

Corporate:

  • Elizabeth Lewis, Deputy Head of ESG
  • Rita Mangalick, Head of ESG for Blackstone Credit and BAAM
  • Devin Glenn, Global Head of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Portfolio Operations:

  • Courtney della Cava, Global Head of Portfolio Talent & Leadership
  • James Mandel, Chief Sustainability Officer
  • Amisha Parekh, Head of ESG for Private Equity

Real Estate Asset Management:

  • Caroline Hill, Head of ESG for Real Estate in EMEA
  • Nina James, Head of ESG for Real Estate in APAC

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