Anna Rudgard is a fixed income ESG research analyst at Brown Advisory. She is responsible for ESG research and integration across Brown Advisory's institutional fixed income strategies. This includes sector and thematic ESG research on a range of sub-asset classes and issuers as well as labeled bond assessments. 

Prior to joining Brown Advisory in 2021, Anna was a Senior Consultant at Aon where she spent over four years in its investment consulting business as global lead for Fixed Income ESG fund research. She recommended various sustainable strategies, such as impact funds (public and private), green bond funds, thematic and climate-focused, sustainable credit funds and ESG ABS to clients across the U.K., Europe and U.S. geographies. 

Before that, she worked in client relations at a boutique asset manager that used behavioral finance insights to frame its investment philosophy. Anna started her career working for a social enterprise that seeks to address socioeconomic inequality in the U.K. through education. 

Anna is a holder of CFA U.K.'s ESG Certificate and has passed CFA Level 1. She holds a degree in Ancient History from the University of Bristol. 



  • MBA candidate Oct 2022, Quantic School of Business and Technology
  • BA Ancient History, University of Bristol, 2013


  • CFA U.K. ESG Certificate, 2021


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