Mirtha Kastrapeli (Managing Director and Global Head of Natural Capital at ISS ESG)

Mirtha Kastrapeli

Managing Director and Global Head of Natural Capital at ISS ESG

Mirtha Kastrapeli is Managing Director and Global Head of Natural Capital at ISS ESG. She also leads our Consumer Sector Corporate Ratings Research.

Mirtha is an accomplished sustainable investment leader with a track record in developing cutting-edge research in the ESG investment space. She is also a Senior Fellow at Columbia University’s Center on Sustainable Investment, CCSI.

Most recently, Ms. Kastrapeli was the founder and CEO of Beyond Alpha LLC, a specialized research and consulting firm dedicated to helping investors design and implement sustainable investment strategies. With Beyond Alpha, she published the study ‘We Need To Talk: Why It’s Time for Institutional Investors to Embrace SDG-Aligned Investing’, which was selected as one the top 10 ESG papers by Pension and Investment Europe Magazine in 2021. Before that, she spent 12 years at State Street in various roles including Global Head of State Street’s Center for Applied Research.