Anna Bernasek is global head of thought leadership at State Street where she has produced innovative and award-winning content such as The Future of ESG and Digital Digest. Prior to State Street she was at the McKinsey Global Institute (MGI) where she worked with the partners of McKinsey & Co. to develop the most respected thought leadership in the world. At MGI Anna led high impact projects including McKinsey’s 2020 flagship report Climate Risk and Response and created and hosted MGI’s signature podcast Forward Thinking. Anna is the author of two big idea books relating to the fundamentals of trust in our economy and the economic impact of artificial intelligence. She has written about some of the most important topics of the day in her roles as columnist for The New York Times, Fortune, Newsweek, and The Australian Financial Review. Anna has state of the art knowledge about ESG, climate change, data systems, artificial intelligence, finance, and economics and has spoken to audiences around the world about her research and writing. She holds a degree in economics from the University of Michigan and a master’s degree in public policy from Princeton University.