Linda M. Lowson
CEO, Global ESG Financial Regulatory Institute
Linda Lowson is CEO of Global ESG Financial Regulatory Institute™, founded in 2008 as the first independent consultancy specializing in Global ESG Financial Regulation and Reporting. She brings a holistic multidisciplinary background and over 30 years of experience in International Corporate and Securities Laws, Corporate Finance, Project Finance, Cross-Border Transactions, and Institutional Investment, including Private Equity and Sovereign Wealth Funds.
Previously, Ms. Lowson practiced law with Shearman & Sterling and with Proskauer Rose in New York City, and then joined Arthur Andersen in New York as Partner and Head of its U.S. Financial Services Consulting Practice and Member of its Financial Services Executive Leadership Team and its Global Financial Services Thought Leadership Team.
Her current research interests include opportunities and challenges for sovereign wealth funds in developing countries, and the crucial role of financial reporting in trade, investment, and sustainable development.
Ms. Lowson holds a Juris Doctor degree with International Law Specialization from Cornell Law School, and a Master of Laws (LL.M.) in International Tax from New York University Law School.