Brendan is based in New York and leads Moody's corporate governance analysis efforts globally as part of the global ESG team. He plays a leading role in designing and implementing non-credit rating assessments and was responsible for the worldwide release of the Moody's Governance Assessment Framework. He heads the company's governance research efforts and plays an important role in integrating governance and other ESG considerations into credit analysis.
Brendan boasts deep experience in ESG research and consulting and prior to joining Moody’s he was Managing Director, Corporate Governance & Board Evaluations at Rivel Research Group in Westport, CT where he was responsible for works with client’s board and management to gain a sophisticated understanding of complex local and global governance and sustainability issues and how they relate to voting, investment and risk management decisions.”. His other experience includes acting as a Principal at Global Governance Advisors and Editorial Director at the National Association of Corporate Directors.