Khine Thant is an ESG Analyst on Boston Common’s ESG Research Team with a passion for contributing to the evolution of ESG research and analysis and advancing ESG integration in investment management, both key elements of her current role. Khine supports the Head of ESG integration in strengthening Boston Common’s ESG-integrated investment processes and analyzes Boston Common’s portfolio and investment universe companies with a focus on the Healthcare, Technology, and Communication Services sectors. Khine is also responsible for providing sector benchmarking and sector level top-down research reports.
Prior to joining Boston Common, Khine was an ESG Associate at the ESG-integrated investment manager Cartica Management, where she was responsible for ESG research and engagements across different sectors in emerging markets. She brings three years of experience in finance, and seven years of experience in research and analysis with prior research experience in roles at the Asia Group and Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS). Khine received a MA in International Economics and International Relations from Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) and a BA in Political Science from Vassar College. Outside of work, Khine enjoys playing tennis, practicing yoga, and cooking.