Celine M. Suarez is a Managing Director and Head of Sustainable Finance for the Morgan Stanley Institutional Securities Group (ISG). She brings 20+ years’ experience in sustainability and sustainable finance to the ISG management team. In this role she partners with the investment banking, capital markets, equities and fixed income businesses to drive a cohesive, strategic effort to support clients on ESG themes and sustainable finance activities. She joined the Firm in 2015 and prior to her current role, Celine spent seven years in the Global Sustainable Finance Group, most recently as the Head of Corporate Sustainability and Reporting for the Firm.
Before Morgan Stanley, Celine was a senior consultant at leading boutique sustainability and CSR advisory firms, where she advised major global companies on sustainability strategies. In the first decade of her career, Celine was a buy-side ESG analyst. Formerly, Celine was an adjunct professor and taught a Master’s level Corporate Sustainability course at NYU. She currently is on the Board of Directors for the nonprofit Living Cities, focused on closing racial income and wealth gaps in American cities. She holds an MS in Sustainable Environmental Systems from the Pratt Institute and a BS in Earth System Science from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.