Michael Herskovich

Michael Herskovich - Head of Corporate GovernanceHead of corporate governance, BNP Paribas Asset Management

Michael has been head of corporate governance within the Sustainability Centre at BNP Paribas Asset Management since 2009. He is in charge of the implementation of the stewardship policy, which includes proxy voting, engagement with issuers and analysis of corporate governance. He also contributes to the responsible investment policy, environmental, social and governance (ESG) issuers rating, and SRI screening.

His wider industry activity includes being a member of the “Shareholder rights” committee at the International Corporate Governance Network (ICGN), member of the « Corporate Governance Committee » at the French Association of Asset Managers (AFG), member of the « engagement commission » at the French SIF and member of the « Investment committee » as Eumedion.

Michael previously worked as a jurist between 2006 and 2008 and was in charge of proxy voting for the Fonds de Reserve des Retraites (French back-up pension fund) in Paris.

He graduated from the University of Paris XI (France) and has a master’s degree of Corporate and business law (2008)