John Wilson is a vice president and director of corporate engagement for Calvert Research and Management, a wholly owned subsidiary of Eaton Vance Management that specializes in responsible and sustainable investing across global capital markets. He leads the design and execution of Calvert’s corporate engagement and shareholder activism strategy. John is responsible for overseeing Calvert’s systematic, top-down monitoring and bottom-up research approaches to identify issuers where dialogue in critical environmental, social and governance (ESG) topics could help improve long-term corporate value and/or environmental or societal outcomes. He manages a team of engagement specialists who monitor issues for engagement opportunities, develop the business case for change in conjunction with Calvert’s ESG research analysts, participate in investor coalitions and manage Calvert’s custom proxy voting guidelines. He joined Calvert Research and Management in 2019.

John began his career in the investment management industry in 1997. Before joining Calvert Research and Management, he was a head of governance and research at Cornerstone Capital Group. Prior experience includes serving as director of corporate governance at TIAA-CREF and as director of socially responsible investing at Christian Brothers Investment Services. Inc.

John earned a B.A. in English from Georgetown University, an MBA in finance from Columbia University Business School and an MIA in economic and political development from Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs.