Sam Block

Job Title Senior ESG Analyst
Country USA
Current Employer MSCI ESG Research

Sam Block, Vice President, MSCI ESG Research, heads MSCI's ESG Ratings of the global Materials Sector and is a senior contributor to its methodology development. He has authored several investment advisory reports on ESG topics including plastics in a circular economy, social license to operate, health and safety, labor and technology, and income inequality.

Prior to joining MSCI in 2009, Sam worked as an engineer at Northrop Grumman Corporation. He is a graduate of The Ohio State University with a BS in Industrial and Systems Engineering and earned a MS in Environmental Management and Planning from the Whiting Engineering School at Johns Hopkins University.