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Cristiano Guerra

Head of ISS’ Special Situations Research

Cristiano Guerra is the Head of ISS’ Special Situations Research team, which covers high-profile contested economic proposals and fights for corporate control. He previously led ISS’ U.S. Research team, and, prior to that, the Latin America Research team. In all these roles, he has actively engaged with issuers, shareholders, and other stakeholders regarding investor concerns, disclosure issues and specific governance topics relevant to institutional shareholders.

As a frequent speaker covering topics related to activism and more, Cristiano has addressed attendees at many of the industry’s most-watched events, including the Council of Institutional Investors’ annual spring meeting, Tulane University’s Corporate Law Institute M&A Conference, and 13D Monitor’s Active/Passive Investor Summit, among others.

Prior to joining ISS in 2009, he served as COO of Analytical Services for TranSecur, a Washington D.C.-based private intelligence firm providing consulting services to multinational companies.

He holds a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Indiana University.

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