Ryan Christianson is Senior Business Development and Account Manager for the Financial Institutions Business at Trucost, part of S&P Global. He focuses on enabling financial institutions to manage environmental risk exposure across various asset classes through portfolio environmental analytics & carbon footprinting.
Previously working as a Product Manager for S&P Dow Jones Indices, he was responsible for the development of new types of ESG indices in the APAC region. He was also responsible for the development of innovative strategy indices, including indices that are not standard market-cap weighted, such as factor-based, risk management, multi-asset, and other quantitative strategies.
Prior to this, Ryan was Associate Director, Client Coverage, providing index solutions across all asset classes to asset managers and institutional clientele. He also spent four years at the New York headquarters of S&P DJI as a Channel Management Associate. In that role, he was responsible for the growth of assets in index-linked investment vehicles through the various industry channels, such as financial advisors and insurance.
Ryan holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance from Boston University. He was born and raised in Tokyo, Japan and is fluent in both Japanese and English.