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Florian Sommer

Florian Sommer

Vice President, MSCI Research

Florian Sommer leads MSCI’s corporate governance research for Europe. He has extensive international experience analyzing corporate governance questions working as a lawyer, ESG analyst and consultant. He holds law degrees from both Vienna University and Vienna University of Economics and Business and a master’s degree in international economics from Johns Hopkins University.

Research and Insights

Articles by Florian Sommer

    Building the Corporate Boards of the Future

    6 mins read Blog | Jan 23, 2023 | Florian Sommer

    Corporate boards are key in helping companies navigate economic and social disruption. Introducing more climate-related experience, more women and appointing younger directors are three key factors that could help strengthen boards.

    Say on Climate: Investor Distraction or Climate Action?

    7 mins read Blog | Feb 15, 2022 | Florian Sommer , Harlan Tufford

    Say-on-climate shareholder votes are on the rise globally. Are they a distraction to real climate efforts or an effective way for shareholders to engage management?