Jessica Milano is a vice president and director of ESG research for Calvert Research and Management, a wholly owned subsidiary of Eaton Vance Management specializing in responsible and sustainable investing across global markets. She is responsible for overseeing the firm’s environmental, social and governance (ESG) research on global securities, which focuses on identifying and analyzing ESG factors most critical to company performance and whose societal impact is most significant. Jessica leads a team of ESG research analysts conducting deep, proprietary research focused on material ESG issues. She joined Calvert Research and Management in 2018.

Before joining Calvert Research and Management, Jessica was Deputy Assistant Secretary for Small Business, Community Development and Housing Policy at the U.S. Treasury Department. Prior to her government service, she held positions as director of research at Compass Lexecon, an economic consulting firm, and with Promontory Interfinancial Network, a financial services firm with a network of over 3,000 financial institutions. She is also the author of several policy reports a member of the board of directors of Small Business Majority, a national small business advocacy organization.

Jessica earned a BSc in government from the London School of Economics and an M.A. in applied economics from Johns Hopkins University.