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Elena Philipova

Director, Sustainable Finance, Data & Analytics, LSEG

Elena leads LSEG’s sustainable finance and investment data and commercial strategy. She is responsible for driving the integration of ESG, green and sustainable data, insights and analytics into the different products, services and client propositions across LSEG’s Data & Analytics Division. This includes managing the overarching ESG data and commercial strategy, as well as the integration of our market leading ESG, Climate, green revenues and sovereign ESG data sets across LSEG Data & Analytics and FTSE Russell.   

Elena has worked in sustainable investments and ESG for 18 years holding a variety of industry positions, including her current membership at the EFRAG SR TEG and she was ex-rapporteur of the European Commission Technical Expert Group (TEG) on Sustainable Finance. She was also a member of the ESG Working Group advising the CFA Institute on ESG standards for financial products.   

Previously, Elena led the global ESG business at Refinitiv, the former Financial and Risk business of Thomson Reuters. Her career began at Morgan Stanley and then, ASSET4, where she worked as a Senior ESG Analyst and later Head of ESG Data Quality.  

Elena holds an MBA and BA in Finance and International business from Stetson University, Florida. 

Elena Philipova
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