Sam Tripuraneni is the lead product strategist for commercialising BlackRock Sustainable Investing’s (BSI) IP in EMEA.

The Sustainable Investing team is focused on identifying drivers of long-term return associated with environmental, social and governance issues, integrating them throughout Blackrock’s investment processes, and creating solutions for our clients to achieve sustainable investment return.

Sam works closely with sales teams to deliver innovative solutions to our clients, based on BSI’s proprietary research. In line with our Firm’s 2020 sustainable commitments: he is the global BSI lead for rolling out ESG reporting and delivering greater transparency to our clients; and he works across our platform to support the growth of our Sustainable Product Platform and our objective of $1tn in AUM across our sustainable products by 2030. Prior to joining BSI in 2018 Sam was a relationship manager in the UKDC Investments Sales team, leading on ESG as a sales campaign. Sam’s service at the firm dates back to 2014 when he joined the EMEA Regional Exec team.

Sam is the current chair of the EMEA Veterans Network (VET), championing diversity through the successful internship programme, as well as a broader connection to our armed forces communities (across EMEA). He is also a key member in establishing a sister Athletes’ internship.

Sam holds a BA from Nottingham University and an MSc from the London School of Economics