Emily Steinbarth

Chief of Staff

Masters in Financial Engineering, UCLA-Anderson School of Management, 2015
M.A. Economics, University of California-Los Angeles, 2014
B.A. Economics, Claremont McKenna College, 2009

Emily Steinbarth is Chief of Staff at Russell Investments. Formerly she was a senior quantitative research analyst, focusing on the research and development of the firm’s Direct Investment equity strategies. In this role, Emily is involved in the continual development of global quantitative equity portfolios with a focus on ESG and decarbonization strategies. Most recently, these projects have involved leading the research to convert Russell Investments’ existing low carbon strategies to an enhancement, Decarbonization 2.0, as well as building proprietary company-level ESG scores. Emily is a member of the ESG Knowledge Specialists (EKS) team at Russell Investments.

Emily joined Russell Investments in January 2016. Prior to her current role, she worked as a research analyst for a cross-asset systematic hedge fund where she was part of the team developing quantitative trading strategies. In addition to this role she has worked on the Quantitative Risk Management team for a macro hedge fund advisor. Prior to joining Russell Investments, Emily was located in Los Angeles where she completed her Masters in Financial Engineering and Masters in Economics at UCLA.

Published works include:

Materiality Matters: Executive summary

February, 2022
How Russell Investments has developed a way to measure a company's ESG score and the Material Score evaluates only those issues that are financially important to a company.

Decarbonization 2.0: Our sustainable investing solution for the energy transition

March, 2020
Enhancing our original decarbonization strategy with three additional sustainable investing insights, as these continue to develop and evolve.