Craig Metrick is Director, Manager Due Diligence and Thematic Research at Cornerstone Capital Group, where he oversees the firm’s manager and fund outreach and review process. Craig supports the Cornerstone Capital Investment Management (CCIM) business by helping to ensure the firm provides clients with a robust investment product solutions suite, via the proprietary Cornerstone Portfolio Solutions (CPS) platform.
Previously, Craig was Principal and US Head of Responsible Investment at Mercer, working with a variety of public and private clients — from multibillion dollar pension plans to smaller institutions and family foundations. For nearly 15 years, he has consulted on implementing responsible investment principles and mandates. Craig’s work has included portfolio construction, manager selection and monitoring, and the development of intellectual capital across issues and asset classes. Before joining Mercer in 2006, Craig was a Director at the Investor Responsibility Research Center, Inc. (IRRC), which provided ESG research to institutional investors.
Craig is a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst and a member of the CAIA Association. He is a member of FTSE4Good US Advisory Committee. In addition, Craig was elected to two terms to the Board of Directors of the US Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investment (USSIF) where he served on the Executive, Membership and Education Committees and was a Trustee of the staff-defined contribution plan.
Craig graduated with a degree incorporating international relations, economics and environmental science from Bradley University and has a Master’s degree in environmental science and public policy from George Mason University.