Catherine Salmon is Regional Head of Corporate Governance Research for France, the Middle East, North Africa and the U.K. and an active member of ISS’ Global Policy Board, which develops the firm’s benchmark global voting policies. In addition, Catherine now serves as a member of the ISS-ESG Public and Regulatory Affairs team which monitors and evaluates the changing ESG regulatory landscape and provides official feedback including through the response of government and non-government consultations. She is also a member of the UN PRI’s Global Policy Reference Group comprising senior policy professionals across the globe who are integrating responsible investment into their firm’s public policy engagements.
Based in Paris, Catherine has been with ISS since 2006 initially overseeing ISS’ French research team while working closely with internal and external to refine and improve the market’s research offerings service. In 2013, she was appointed Head of the U.K. research team, in addition to her responsibilities related to France, the Middle East and North Africa. Catherine is a frequent speaker covering corporate governance topics and regularly engages with key market players with a focus on those in France and the U.K.
Prior to joining ISS, Catherine was a Corporate Governance Analyst at Deminor. Catherine holds a Master of Business Law from the University of Poitiers – DJCE.