Frédéric Ducoulombier is the founding director of EDHEC-Risk Climate Impact Institute, managing the Institute’s research strategy and business development. He was previously ESG Director and a member of the executive committee member of index provider Scientific Beta. Prior to joining the index administration industry, he worked as business school and research centre administrator for some 15 years and also performed research and policy advocacy work focused on financial regulation. Frédéric studied economics, business management and finance; he holds a master’s in management from IÉSEG School of Management, a graduate certificate in East Asian Studies from a University of Montréal/McGill University programme and is a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst®. Alongside his many industry research publications, he has published in academic journals including The Journal of Portfolio Management and The Journal of Impact & ESG Investing. Frédéric has contributed to financial regulation consultations for the European Supervisory Authorities and the European Commission and to consultations on guidelines and standards for IOSCO, the TCFD and the IIGCC. He served on the Consultative Working Group of the European Securities Markets Authority’s Financial Innovation Standing Committee and was a member of the Portfolio Alignment Measurement workstream of the Glasgow Financial Alliance for Net Zero.