Linda French is Global Head of ESG Policy and Regulation for J.P. Morgan Chase, based in Washington, DC. Linda leads the firm’s engagement globally on ESG-related financial policy and regulation, with a focus on climate and sustainable finance. Prior to joining J.P. Morgan Chase, Linda led the Investment Company Institute’s (ICI) global advocacy efforts on policy issues related to sustainable finance and ESG investing. Linda has also worked in private law practice, at the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), and in the asset management industry. She currently sits on the Board of the Environmental Law Institute (ELI).

Linda holds a JD, summa cum laude, from the University of Baltimore School of Law and a BA from the University of Maryland.