Kirsten is JANA’s Manager of Research and head of the ESG & SRI team. She is responsible for overseeing JANA’s research platform and for driving JANA’s ESG and SRI research programme. Kirsten was previously a senior member of the Global Equities research team and continues to be a member of the Alternative Investment Strategies research team.

Prior to joining JANA in 2009, Kirsten was an Investment Associate with London based asset consultancy P-Solve Asset Solutions, where she consulted to pension funds on asset allocation, investment strategy and investment manager research. Prior to P-Solve, Kirsten was an Investment Analyst at Aon Consulting in London, where she had responsibility for providing manager selection advice to the consulting and multi manager businesses.

Kirsten holds a Masters of Applied Finance from Macquarie University, a Bachelor of Commerce (Economics) and a Bachelor of Arts (Asian Studies) from the University of New England.