Juan Salazar

Director, Responsible Investment

Juan is a research and engagement specialist with over seventeen years of experience, nine of which have been at BMO Global Asset Management. He conducts research and engages on a range of environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues with companies across emerging and frontier markets, with the aim of assessing ESG risk management practices across our holdings and promoting their improvement. Prior to joining the firm, Juan worked in credit risk management at ABN AMRO Bank, assessing credit and ESG risks present in the bank’s global corporate lending operations.

Juan holds a Master’s Degree in International Affairs from Columbia University and a BSc in Industrial Engineering. Juan is a native Spanish speaker.

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