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Kay С. Hope has joined Impact Boards EM as an Advisor

Updated: 4 days ago

We are delighted to announce Kay С. Hope is joining Impact Boards EM as an Advisor.

Kay is a managing director and leads BofA’s fixed income research effort on Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) issues globally. She is also a corporate credit analyst focusing on emerging market names across sectors, mainly in the CIS, Sub-Saharan Africa and Israel. Her team ranked # 1 for ESG in the 2021 & 2022 Institutional Investor Research Team surveys (the first years for the category). She ranked # 1 in EEMEA Corporate Debt as a team and/or individually in the 2016-2022 surveys (she was # 3 in the All-Russia surveys in 2014-2015).

Prior to joining the firm in 2010, Hope held emerging markets roles at Goldman Sachs, Deutsche Bank and Credit Suisse First Boston. She also spent several years at McKinsey & Company in Moscow, and a year in Almaty, Kazakhstan, working for an international aid organization. She holds an MBA from Columbia Business School, a master’s degree in Soviet foreign policy from Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, and a bachelor’s degree in Slavic literature from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. She is based in London.

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