The alternative assets data provider created the new ESG head role and appointed Jaclyn Bouchard to fulfil the position. Bouchard will expand the firm’s work to provide high quality ESG data to private markets at scale and further develop its product offerings. She previously worked at S&P Global Ratings.

Prequin actively engages with industry players as a part of “ESG councils” in efforts to advance the ESG conversation in the alternative investment sector. A recent Prequin survey indicated that two-thirds of money managers thought a lack of consistent and high-quality ESG data was the main roadblock to ESG policy implementation.