Orith Azoulay

global head of green & sustainable finance, Natixis

Orith Azoulay joined Natixis in 2008 to create and lead its SRI sell-side Research team, and since 2017, create and lead the Green and Sustainable Finance Hub. Natixis’ Green and Sustainable Hub consists of a dedicated, expert and resolutely cross-asset operational task force, whose main role is to develop CIB’s Green and Sustainable franchise and its revenue generation in Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Americas. It offers a wide range of services from green and sustainable financing to investment solutions structuring through green and sustainable research and advisory.

As an analyst, Orith’s sectors of specialty have historically been energy, utilities, real estate – building materials and construction, but also carbon/climate-related topics. She is also Natixis’ expert on green bonds. Prior to joining Natixis, Orith was a senior SRI analyst at Groupama Asset Management from 2003 to 2008, where she created and led their SRI practice. She also worked for the ORSE, a French think tank for Corporate Social Responsibility, where she was a research analyst. Orith started her career as an equity analyst at JP Morgan Chase in London. Orith graduated from ESCP Europe in 2000 (Diplome Grande Ecole, Diplom Kaufmann).