Julia Kochetygova is the Senior ESG Research Analyst for Northern Trust Asset Management. She is responsible for ESG research, product innovation and thought leadership across all asset class capabilities. Her past positions include Head of sustainability indices at S&P Dow Jones Indices, Head of the Corporate Relations function at MDM Bank in Russia, and Head of Corporate Governance Ratings at S&P Ratings. She holds a PhD in Economics from the Institute of Economics, Russian Academy of Sciences, and MSc. in Economics of Industry from the Moscow Institute of National Economy.