Rumi Mahmood

Rumi Mahmood, Research Director, MSCI Sustainability Institute

Rumi directs the Institute’s research into capital markets and applied finance and also oversees collaborations with academia. He was previously head of ESG and climate fund research for MSCI ESG Research.

He joined MSCI from J.P. Morgan (Nutmeg Investments), where he was head of fund research and oversaw fund selection and multi-asset ESG integration in active and passive portfolios. He previously worked at BNY Mellon in structuring funds, and at UNICEF, where he researched the impact of clean water infrastructure on social mobility. He began his career at Shell, where he focused on carbon capture and storage in the North Sea.

Rumi received his master’s in engineering from the University of Manchester.