A value-oriented, event-driven manager that invests, long and short, in companies undergoing or expected to undergo change.
767 Fifth Ave., 8th Floor
New York, NY 10153
Investor Relations: 212-455-0920
Daniel Hanson, CFA - JANA Impact Capital
Dan has been involved in the sustainable investing space for over a decade, including acting as the sole manager and architect of one of the first large sustainable investing funds at BlackRock and as a founding member of the Sustainable Accounting Standards Board (SASB). Most recently, Dan served as Partner and Portfolio Manager at Jarislowsky Fraser Global Investment Management and led the firm’s U.S. Equity Strategies, as well as co-managing its Global Equity strategies. Dan served on Jarislowsky’s Investment Strategy Committee and founded the firm’s Sustainable Investment Committee. Previously, Dan spent 10 years at BlackRock as Managing Director and Portfolio Manager, managing the fundamental research process on $23 billion of assets under management. He served as a voting member of the North American Proxy Committee, responsible for stewardship on $900B AUM. In addition, he was the sole manager and architect of the BlackRock Socially Responsible Equity portfolio, delivering top-decile performance to shareholders for more than five years, based on a bottom-up, high-quality, long-term investment approach. Previously, Dan spent six years at Bear Stearns, most recently advising on equity and debt financing and mergers and acquisitions. Prior to his time at Bear Stearns, he traded collateralized mortgage obligations as Portfolio Manager at Pine Tree Capital. He received a B.A. (Cum Laude in Economics and French) from Middlebury College and an MBA (Analytical Finance & Accounting) from the University of Chicago. He is also a CFA Charterholder.
- Founding member of the SASB Board of Directors, and co-inventor of the SICS® classification system for SASB Materiality Map®.
- Lecturer, Haas Socially Responsible Investment Fund (HSRIF), and Moskowitz Prize judge, UC Berkeley
- International Integrated Reporting Commission (IRRC) working group member.
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