Catherine Winner

Job Title Head of Stewardship
Country USA
Current Employer Goldman Sachs Asset Management

Catherine leads the Global Stewardship Team for Goldman Sachs Asset Management. In this role, she manages the firm’s global proxy voting policy, which informs GSAM’s nearly 11,000 annual votes. She also oversees GSAM’s approximately 350 annual company and industry engagement meetings. Additionally, Catherine works closely with clients and communicates GSAM’s investment philosophy, process, product positioning and current market trends to clients and key stakeholders. Catherine also serves on the Investor Advisory Group for the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board as well as on the Corporate Advisory Council for the Council of Institutional Investors.


Prior to joining GSAM in January 2018, Catherine was a Vice President in Corporate Governance at Morgan Stanley Investment Management where she was a Member of MSIM’s Proxy Review Committee, ESG Working Group, and Morgan Stanley’s Women in Business Alliance. She started her career at Lord Abbett, where she built and grew the Corporate Governance team. Catherine holds an MBA from the Fordham University Gabelli School of Business and a BA from Colgate University.