7th Forum on Green Finance and Investment 2020


Martina Cheung

President, Special Keynote before the session
S&P Global Market Intelligence,


Martina L. Cheung is President of S&P Global Market Intelligence, one of the four divisions within S&P Global, Inc. (NYSE: SPGI). Ms. Cheung is also on S&P Global’s Operating Committee, and in this capacity is responsible for driving the enterprise-wide growth strategy for key strategic initiatives, including Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) and Cyber Risk. She is an appointed member of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s (CFTC) subcommittee on Climate-Related Market Risk, and formally served on the Board of CRISIL. S&P Global Market Intelligence specializes in providing differentiated data, essential insights, and powerful analytics to help its clients navigate global markets. In her role as President, Ms. Cheung oversees all aspects of the Market Intelligence business, including commercial, product, data, content and operational functions. Ms. Cheung has spoken on key industry topics covering ESG, cyber security, technology and diversity in the workforce across public forums that include the World Economic Forum at Davos, the Institute for International Finance membership meeting, and Politico Women Rule among others. She joined S&P Global in 2010 as Vice President of Operations and went on to serve as S&P Global’s Chief Strategy Officer, where she was responsible for the execution and measurement of S&P Global’s continuing expansion of its global footprint. Most recently, she served as Head of Risk Services in S&P Global Market Intelligence, where she helped monetize and leverage S&P Global’s significant risk intellectual property to serve clients in managing complex risk challenges. Ms. Cheung also serves as the Executive Sponsor for the Asian Professionals for Excellence (APEX), and has active involvement in other S&P Global ERGs including Women in Technology (WIT), Women’s Initiative for Networking Success (WINS) and S&P Global's LGBTQ+ & Friends ERG (Spectrum). Ms. Cheung’s philanthropic efforts include support for organizations such as Upwardly Global and YWCA. Prior to joining S&P Global, she worked in the consulting industry, first in Accenture’s Financial Services Strategy group and later as a Partner at Mitchell Madison Consulting. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Commerce and a master’s degree in Business Studies from University College Galway.