Saskia Kort-Chick

Director of ESG Research and Engagement—Responsible Investing

8 Years at AB
11 Years of experience

Saskia Kort-Chick is a Vice President and the Director of ESG Research and Engagement for Responsible Investing at AB. She leads AB’s global efforts to further enhance investors’ ability to integrate social issues into their decision-making and investment processes. Kort-Chick is responsible for the development of ESIGHT, AB’s proprietary ESG research and collaboration tool, and chairs the ESIGHT Steering Committee. She is a member of AB’s Controversial Investment Committee and Proxy and Governance Committee. Kort-Chick joined the firm in 2010 as a senior account manager, covering institutional accounts in the Benelux before becoming an ESG Analyst in 2014. Previously, she worked for investor relations consultancy RD:IR. Kort-Chick holds a BA (cum laude) in social sciences from University College Utrecht, Netherlands; an MA (with merit) in war studies from King’s College London; a postgraduate certificate in management (with a focus on corporate responsibility) from Birkbeck, University of London; and an Investment Management Certificate (IMC) from the CFA Society of the UK. She was based in London until 2017. Location: Melbourne