Dan Hanson, CFA, is a Partner and Co-Chair of the Investment Strategy Committee with Jarislowsky Fraser Global Investment Management, a privately held $30B AUM firm. As portfolio manager he heads U.S. equities, co-manages global portfolios, and leads the firm’s ESG initiatives. Mr. Hanson has more than 20 years of experience in US and global equities, and credit and mortgage securities.
Previously, Mr. Hanson spent 10 years at BlackRock, as Managing Director, Portfolio Manager, and head of fundamental research for $23B AUM. Mr. Hanson was the architect and sole manager of the top decile BlackRock Socially Responsible Equity portfolio. Mr. Hanson served as a voting member of the North American Proxy Committee, responsible for stewardship on $900B AUM.
Mr. Hanson is the instructor for the Haas Socially Responsible Investment Fund (HSRIF). He is involved in a number of initiatives in the area of governance, corporate reporting and sustainable investing, and is a member of the board of directors of the Sustainable Accounting Standards Board (SASB).
He earned a BA degree in economics and French from Middlebury College, an MBA degree in analytical finance and accounting from the University of Chicago, and attended Université Paris Ouest Nanterre La Défense.