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Michael Jantzi

ISSB member

Michael Jantzi


Michael Jantzi was appointed as a member of the International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB) in June 2022, effective 16 July 2022. He currently serves on a part-time basis.

He has 30 years’ experience in responsible investment and sustainable finance. He joined the ISSB from Morningstar, where he served as Managing Director of ESG Strategy. He is the founder and former CEO of Sustainalytics, an ESG research and ratings firm that grew to global market prominence under Michael’s leadership and was subsequently acquired by Morningstar in 2020.

In 1992, he founded Jantzi Research and led a multiple-company merger that formed Sustainalytics in 2009.

He has served on the Board of Directors of the Value Reporting Foundation and of the Principles for Responsible Investment. He has also served as a committee member of the Independent Review Committee on Standard Setting in Canada and as a board director of the MakeWay Foundation.

Mr Jantzi holds a Master of international relations from Dalhousie University in Halifax, Canada.


International Sustainability Standards Board


ISSB member


16 July 2022

Term expires:

30 September 2025