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Heidi Ridley, CFA, co-founder of Radiant ESG, discusses why she believes ESG is probably the single most important change to asset management, her journey from CEO of Rosenberg Equities to launching her own firm, and what it takes to build a strong organizational culture.

The Take 15 Series is a collection of illuminating, short conversations with noted economists, best-selling authors, leading researchers, and successful practitioners on topics ranging from geopolitics and whistleblowing to irrationality and outlooks.

About the Speaker(s)

Heidi Ridley CFA

Heidi Ridley, CFA, is co-founder and CEO of Radiant ESG, a consulting firm that advises on approaches to ESG investing and programs that promote diversity and inclusion. Previously, she was CEO of Rosenberg Equities. Ms. Ridley is a champion of ESG investing, an advocate for diversity and inclusion, and a member of the advisory council at the Center for Equity, Gender, and Leadership at the Haas School of Business. She holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of California, Berkeley, and she completed the Stanford Graduate School of Business Executive Education Program.