Kathleen Bochman is a vice president of Loomis, Sayles & Company and director of ESG (environmental, social and governance). She is responsible for increasing awareness of ESG principles among the firm's investment teams and partnering with them to identify how ESG considerations may be further incorporated into their unique investment processes. Kathleen leads the Loomis Sayles ESG Committee in providing strategic support to investment teams, conducting internal education and serving as a thought leader for the firm on material sustainability issues.
Kathleen has 31 years of investment industry experience and joined Loomis Sayles in 2006 as global equity analyst covering the financial sector. She began her career as a senior consultant for Andersen Consulting, specializing in systems consulting for financial clients. Following this, Kathleen moved to State Street Research & Management where she was a fixed income credit analyst, and later was named head of credit research for the firm. She then joined Wellington Management Company as a fixed income credit analyst. Prior to joining Loomis Sayles, Kathleen was a financial sector credit analyst for Gimme Credit. She earned a BA from Dartmouth College and an MBA from Columbia University.