Remy Briand Bio


As Head of Solutions, Remy Briand is responsible for leading MSCI’s integrated product suite to meet the needs of clients looking for holistic solutions to tackle investment challenges, capitalize on opportunities and navigate industry change. Remy serves on the firm’s Executive committee.

Remy was MSCI’s Head of Index from 2022 through 2023, where he led the vision and business strategy for the company’s Index product line.

From 2010 to 2021, Remy served as Head of ESG and Climate and was pivotal in building and scaling these high growth product lines, driving the integration of ESG and Climate solutions across MSCI’s offerings and setting industry standards to support sustainable capital allocation decisions of investors around the world.

He also served as Global Head of Research through 2017, where he led a team of 150 world-class researchers who designed indexes, analytics and risk models for institutional investors. From 2001 to 2014, he was Head of Index Research and drove the dramatic expansion of the MSCI Global Indexes to cover 80 developed, emerging and frontier markets, and led the development of MSCI’s market-leading factor indexes.

Remy joined MSCI in 2001 from Credit Lyonnais Asset Management, where he was Equity Portfolio Manager and Head of Research. He began his career as a private equity analyst at Credit Lyonnais.

Over his more than 30-year career as an investor, researcher and business leader, Remy has gained unique insights on topics such as global investing, emerging markets, sustainable investment and financial innovation.

He holds a Master of Science in Computer Sciences from INSA Lyon and an MBA from HEC Paris.​​

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