On September 9, Libby Bernick
as head of sustainability. Bernick joins after seven years serving as managing director and global head of corporate business at Trucost
| Libby Bernick|
Head of Sustainability
"We continue to see rapid growth in the demand for Trucost's analytics and innovative new datasets ... while continuing to leverage Trucost across S&P Global's divisions to inform our ESG offerings," Trucost spokesperson Sabrina Mayeen tells MFWire
. "To that end, we have organized the Trucost commercial team, including Libby's former team, under [global commercial officer] Lauren Smart
In her new role at Morningstar, Bernick will be based in Philadelphia and will report to Haywood Kelly
, Morningstar's head of research. Bernick joins after Steven Smit
, Morningstar's global head of ESG and sustainability, left
"Libby has a great combination of deep subject-matter expertise — particularly in environmental issues and associated data — as well as commercial, P&L, speaking, writing, and managerial experience," Kelly stated. "I'm confident she will build on the success of our ESG program to date, which includes the launch of the Morningstar Sustainability Rating (globe ratings) and Carbon Risk Scores, as well a host of supporting data and research."
In addition to Trucost, Bernick's prior work experience includes positions at UL Environment, PE International Five Winds (now Thinkstep), and Rhoads Engineering. She earned both her B.A. in Chemistry and Biology and her M.A.S. in Civil (Environmental) Engineering from the University of Delaware.
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