Linda French

Linda French
Global Head of ESG Policy & Regulation, JP Morgan Chase, Washington, DC

Linda French is Global Head of ESG Policy and Regulation for J.P. Morgan Chase, based in Washington, DC. Linda leads the firm’s advocacy and engagement globally on ESG-related financial policy and regulation, particularly related to climate and sustainable finance.

Prior to joining J.P. Morgan Chase, Linda led the Investment Company Institute’s (ICI) global advocacy efforts on policy issues related to sustainable finance and ESG investing.

Linda has also worked in private law practice representing asset managers, funds, and fund boards; served as an attorney in the SEC Division of Enforcement; and held a variety of positions at a large asset manager.

Linda is also an adjunct professor at Georgetown University Law Center.

Linda holds a JD, summa cum laude, from the University of Baltimore School of Law and a BA from the University of Maryland.