Managing Director, J.P. Morgan Asset Management (Retired)
Senior Fellow, ESG Center
Eileen Cohen is a senior fellow with The Conference Board ESG Center. She is a recently retired Managing Director for JP Morgan Asset Management, a position she held since 2001. At JP Morgan she was Chair of the North America Governance Committee and leading the firm’s corporate engagement activities. Eileen was also a Senior Client Portfolio Manager and a proven expert in investment consulting, portfolio management and financial communications. Prior to her position at JP Morgan, Cohen was a partner at Invesco, formerly Chancellor Capital where she held various roles including Portfolio Manager, Head ofAsset Allocation and Head of Client Services. In her earlier professional career, she was a partner at Buck Consulting, an actuarial and investment consulting firm and held manufacturing and finance positions at International Paper Co.
Additionally, Cohen serves as a mentor in the Executive On Campus program at BaruchCollege, where she received the Alumni Allegiance Award. She is a board member of TheNational Grid Foundation, serving as Chair of the Audit Committee as well as a past member ofthe advisory council of SASB (Sustainability Accounting Standards Board). She also served as amember of the EEI ESG/Sustainability Investor Group.
She has authored numerous articles on investing and is a sought after speaker onEnvironmental, Social and Governance issues. She has also been an Adjunct Professor ofcorporate governance for undergraduate students at Baruch College in addition to being a guestlecturer and course leader at the graduate level. She was selected for inclusion in the 2017NACD Directorship 100.
Cohen completed her BA in economics at Queens College and continued on to Baruch to earn an MBA in finance and economics.