Audrey Choi

Senior Advisor and CEO of the Institute for Sustainable Investing, Morgan Stanley

Audrey Choi is Morgan Stanley’s first Chief Sustainability Officer. She serves on the Firm’s Management Committee and is the founding CEO of Morgan Stanley’s industry-leading Institute for Sustainable Investing. As Chief Sustainability Officer, Audrey oversees Morgan Stanley’s global efforts to promote sustainability through the capital markets. Over the last decade, she has been a pioneer in bringing sustainable investing into the mainstream.
In a career spanning the public, private and nonprofit sectors, Audrey has become a proven thought leader on how finance can be harnessed to protect the environment, strengthen communities, and create economic opportunity. Prior to joining Morgan Stanley, Audrey held senior policymaking positions in the Clinton Administration, including serving as Janet Yellen’s Chief of Staff at the Council of Economic Advisers and Domestic Policy Advisor to Vice President Gore.
Previously, Audrey was a foreign correspondent and bureau chief at The Wall Street Journal. She serves on the boards of several national nonprofit organizations focused on sustainability, community development and social justice. Audrey is a graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Business School. She was a Fulbright Scholar and a White House Fellow.