Jessica Ground

Global Head of ESG
Capital Group

Jessica is the Global Head of ESG at Capital Group. She is responsible for enhancing and executing ESG strategy with a focus on investment integration and company engagement. She is also responsible for working regulators, clients and additional third parties raising the visibility of Capital Group’s ESG capabilities.

Previously, Jessica spent twenty-three years at Schroders, where she was the Global Head of Stewardship and has over twenty years of experience in the industry. She joined Schroders in 1997 and had a successful career as an Equity Analyst and Portfolio Manager before focusing on ESG. Jessica holds several industry leaderships positions, including Board Member of the Investor Forum and Member of the Takeover Panel. She is formerly Chair of The Investment Association’s Stewardship Committee and was a member of SASB’s Investor Advisory Group.

Jessica holds a BA in History from Bristol University and is an associate member of the CFA UK.