Tom Kuh, Executive Director, MSCI
Thomas Kuh is the Executive Director for ESG Indices at MSCI, Inc., and a leading global provider of investment decision support tools, including indices and portfolio risk and performance analytics. Prior his current role at MSCI Inc., he was Head of ESG Indices at RiskMetrics Group, which was acquired by MSCI Inc. in June 2010. Dr. Kuh joined RiskMetrics in November 2009 through the acquisition of KLD Research & Analytics. During his 17-year career at KLD, Dr. Kuh held a number of positions, progressing from Research Analyst to Business Development Director and finally Managing Director of KLD Indexes. Prior to KLD, he was a Professor of Economics at Simmons College and a Teaching Fellow at Harvard University. Dr. Kuh is a longstanding and prominent member of the ESG community and has served on the board of directors of the Social Investment Forum (2000-2006) and the Sustainable Investment Research International (SiRi) Company (2004-2009). He received his MA and PhD Economics from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.