Ms. Collins is Head of Sustainable Investing. She is responsible for leading Putnam's investment research,
strategy implementation, and thought leadership on environmental social, and governance (ESG) issues.
Ms. Collins is also a portfolio manager of Putnam Sustainable Future Fund and Putnam Sustainable
Leaders Fund. She leads the Sustainable Equity team, which collaborates with portfolio managers and
analysts on ESG integration by assessing the fundamental relevance of ESG issues at a security level and
the potential for alpha generation and risk mitigation at a portfolio level. Ms. Collins joined Putnam in
2017 and has been in the investment industry since 1990.
A recognized thought leader, Ms. Collins was named to Forbes 2021 list of leaders “50 Over 50” who are
shaping the future of finance. She provides analysis of current and emerging trends in sustainable
investing, and is the author of The Nature of Investing: Resilient Investment Strategies Through Biomimicry.
Ms. Collins is the Chair of Putnam’s ESG Leadership Committee, which leads ESG strategy across the firm.
She also serves on numerous boards, including Santa Fe Institute, Omega Institute, and Harvard Divinity
School Dean's Council.
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