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David Muirhead

David Muirhead

Analyst, MSCI Research

David Muirhead is a member of MSCI’s ESG research team in London, producing governance-focused research for companies in the Nordic region. Prior to joining MSCI, he worked at an oil and gas data consultancy, developing ESG analytical data products and worked on crude-oil forecasting models during an internship at chemical producer Wanhua Chemical. David holds a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from the University of St. Andrews.

Research and Insights

Articles by David Muirhead

    Is Say-on-Climate Losing Steam?

    2 mins read Quick Take | Apr 17, 2024 | Harlan Tufford, Florian Sommer, Gül Demirtaş, David Muirhead

    As proxy season nears, investors looking at how companies in their portfolios are working toward establishing and meeting climate goals may find it useful to note trends around shareholder say-on-climate proposals. 

    European Governments Rescue Utilities Amid Gas Crisis

    2 mins read Quick Take | Oct 27, 2022 | David Muirhead, Elchin Mammadov

    Amid the Ukraine war, some of the largest European utilities have requested government support to offset losses from buying supplies at much higher prices. We look at which companies may be at greatest risk from soaring energy prices.