Quyen Tran

March 18, 2021 | secon2017
Quyen Tran' Bio
Quyen Tran is the Director of Impact Investing for BlackRock. Her research creates BlackRock’s framework for advancing impact investing, including the development of BlackRock’s criteria for impact investing across asset classes. Quyen’s research includes making the case for impact in public equities, the case for alpha generation, the role impact plays in a total portfolio’s asset strategy, and best practices in impact measurement. She partners with academia and industry practitioners to develop thought leadership in the impact ecosystem. Quyen is a member of Harvard Business School’s Alumni for Impact Initiative, serves on the Global Impact Investing Network’s (GIIN) working group for impact in public equities, and is a Board Advisor for Bentley University’s Sustainable Investment Group.

Prior to joining BlackRock, Quyen worked as the sustainable investment strategist for Wellington Management. She guided the development of the firm’s flagship impact strategy in public equities and the strategy to support the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Previously, Quyen worked as a senior investment consultant at Cambridge Associates where she advised endowments and foundations on investment strategy and she headed the training program for analysts globally. At Fidelity Investments, Quyen was a director of investment analytics covering global equities.

Quyen earned her MBA from Harvard Business School and her BA, cum laude, in philosophy from Mount Holyoke College. She studied abroad at the Central Institute of Higher Tibetan Studies in Sarnath, India. On a volunteer basis, she taught English as a classroom teacher in Vietnam and worked for the advancement of grade-school children in the US.