Murray Birt, DWS

Murray Birt, Senior ESG Strategist, DWS

Murray joined DWS in 2015 and conducts ESG and Sustainable Finance Research activities which supports our Active, Passive and Alternative businesses.

He is co-chair of the property working group in the Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change (IIGCC), an association of 170+ investors with €23 trillion AUM.

Prior to his current role, Murray supported senior management leadership in the area of climate finance and implementing Deutsche Bank’s climate change business strategy. Before joining, he worked with companies to develop consensus policy positions, published papers and lobbied UK and European governments on energy and climate change policies at the Confederation of British Industry. Murray began his career in consulting, policy research and program support for energy efficiency, renewable energy and carbon markets in Alberta, Canada.

BA in Economics from University of Calgary; MSc in Environmental Changes and Management from University of Oxford; Investment Management Certificate (IMC)