BNP AM

The sustainable investor for a changing world

Sindhu JANAKIRAM

Equality Lead, ESG Analyst

Sindhu is Equality Lead, ESG Analyst. He leads strategy and research on all social or ‘S’ topics, with an emphasis on addressing the systemic risk of inequality. He supports the Sustainability Centre team’s work on ESG and SDG-related data/model development, corporate issuer and thematic investment research, sustainability integration across BNPP AM, company engagement, and social-themed product development.

Prior to joining BNPP AM, Sindhu co-founded and was CEO of Refugee Integration Insights (RII), the first specialised provider of private sector refugee data and insights. In 2023, he authored ‘Corporate Leaders in Refugee Economic Integration’, the first-ever ranking of the top-performing global companies on refugee economic integration.

Sindhu won the 2020 Kellogg-Morgan Stanley Sustainable Investing Challenge with his team’s ‘Refugee ETF’, while earning an MPA from the NYU Wagner School of Public Service. At NYU, Sindhu specialised in Social Impact, Innovation, and Investment and was awarded the Jo Boufford Award for Innovation for seeking cross-sector solutions to challenges in public service.

Sindhu began his career with PwC Advisory Financial Services where he executed large-scale technology change programmes for financial services clients.

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