Eugenia Unanyants-Jackson

Job Title Director & Head of ESG Research
Country UK
Current Employer Allianz Global Investors

Eugenia Unanyants-Jackson is a Director and Head of ESG Research at Allianz Global Investors, which she joined in 2016. Eugenia is responsible for directing ESG research, guiding and overseeing AllianzGI’s stewardship activities, including corporate governance, engagement and proxy voting, and supporting integration of ESG factors into AllianzGI’s investment process for different strategies. Prior to joining AllianzGI, Eugenia was a Director, Governance and Sustainable Investment and Head of Corporate Governance at BMO Global Asset Management (formerly F&C Investments), a Stewardship Services Manager at Governance for Owners LLP, a Policy Analyst at Manifest Information Services, a Researcher at Pension Investments Research Consultants (PIRC). Eugenia co-chairs ICGN’s Shareholder Rights Committee and represents AllianzGI on the Governance and Engagement Committee of the Investment Association and other professional associations and networks. Eugenia has written on corporate governance matters, covering issues related to shareholder rights, listing standards, board diversity, directors’ liabilities, cross-border voting issues, and director remuneration. Eugenia has a M.P.A. from the Georgian Institute of Public Affairs in partnership with the National Academy of Public Administration (USA). She holds the IMC designation.