FTSE Hires Tech Vets for ESG Services

Kevin Bourne, FTSE

Index provider FTSE has set up an ESG (Environmental Social Governance) Service Unit in response to increased client demand for products to help trading and investment firms measure the impact of ESG issues, and has hired equities technology veterans Kevin Bourne as managing director and Gordon Morrison as head of its ESG Analytics team, to lead the business.

Both join from LCE Risk, an ESG quantitative research firm they set up to develop quantitative tools to measure and model the effect of ma