Robert W. Baird & Co.
Christopher K. Merker, PhD, CFA, is a director with Private Asset Management at Robert W. Baird & Co. He also serves as the part-time director of the Sustainable Finance and Business program at Marquette University. He is a past member of the CFA Institute ESG Working Group, responsible for development of the global ESG investment product disclosure standards and a member of the CFA Institute ESG Advisory Panel. He publishes the blog,Sustainable Finance, and is co-author of the book,The Trustee Governance Guide: The Five Imperatives of 21st Century Investing. Chris received his PhD from Marquette University and MBA from Thunderbird, School of Global Management