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Debra McCoy joins Bain & Company as a partner in its Sustainability & Corporate Responsibility practice
[June 07, 2021]

Debra McCoy joins Bain & Company as a partner in its Sustainability & Corporate Responsibility practice


SAN FRANCISCO, June 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Bain & Company announced today that Debra (Debbie) McCoy, an expert in sustainable investing, has rejoined the firm where she started her career, as a partner in its global Sustainability & Corporate Responsibility practice. In her new role, Debbie will advise a range of global, cross-sector clients on implementing operational decisions and strategic investing tactics that use stakeholder, governance and environmental considerations to produce enduring results. She will be based out of Bain's San Francisco office.

Debbie most recently served as a Managing Director at BlackRock and its Head of Sustainable Investing for a team actively managing more than $200 billion in assets. She also previously held roles in global development investing and research at Stanford University, environmentally aware infrastructure investing with a sovereign wealth group, and institutional and global consumer banking at a multinational bank.

"Debbie has been a respected leader in sustainability long before the terms 'sustainability' and 'impact' held the weight they do today," said Jenny Davis-Peccoud, co-head of Bain's global Sustainability & Corporate esponsibility practice. "She brings multiple vantage points, through her expertise in investing as well as her experience working across the private sector, academia, nonprofits and government. This will make her a valuable addition to Bain's longstanding global network of sustainability experts."



Debbie developed her expertise on the topics of economic development, the environment and innovation through leading bold projects around the world, including in New Delhi, Johannesburg, Bangkok, Dubai, New York, San Francisco and Washington.

"I have long admired Bain & Company's Sustainability & Corporate Responsibility practice for accelerating results against business's most significant opportunities and challenges," said Debbie McCoy. "I am delighted to bring my global experience back home to the firm where I started my career to help Bain's clients address the increasingly complex realities of sustainable investing and operations."


Debbie is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, she sits on the Board of Governors of the San Francisco Symphony, and she served as a White House Fellow for one year at the U.S. Department of State after receiving a nonpartisan, nonpolitical appointment from the President of the United States.

Debbie holds an MBA from Harvard Business School, where she was a Toigo Fellow, as well as a bachelor's degree from Howard University, where she graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa.

Editor's Note: To arrange an interview, contact Katie Ware at katie.ware@bain.com or +1 646 562 8102.

About Bain & Company

Bain & Company is a global consultancy that helps the world's most ambitious change makers define the future.

Across 61 offices in 38 countries, we work alongside our clients as one team with a shared ambition to achieve extraordinary results, outperform the competition and redefine industries. We complement our tailored, integrated expertise with a vibrant ecosystem of digital innovators to deliver better, faster and more enduring outcomes. Our 10-year commitment to invest more than $1 billion in pro bono services brings our talent, expertise and insight to organizations tackling today's urgent challenges in education, racial equity, social justice, economic development and the environment. Since our founding in 1973, we have measured our success by the success of our clients, and we proudly maintain the highest level of client advocacy in the industry. 

Media Contact:
Katie Ware
Bain & Company
T: +1 646 562 8107
katie.ware@bain.com

 

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