Linda M. Lowson Esq. brings a highly accomplished legal and management consulting background, including previous legal practice with Shearman & Sterling LLP and Proskauer Rose LLP, and Head of Arthur Andersen’s U.S. Financial Services Strategy Practice and Member of its Global Financial Services Executive Leadership Team. She is also a premier authority and one of the pioneers in ESG Global Financial Regulation, Green Finance, and Impact Investment, with a 15-year ESG advisory tenure. She advises multinationals, global banks, global asset managers, and financial supervisors, regulators, and policymakers.
Her legal, transactional, and strategic expertise includes: Capital Markets, Corporate/Securities Laws, Cross-Border Transactions, M&A, Private Equity, Project Finance, and ESG legal/regulatory, investment, transactional, supply chain, and green finance advisory.
Currently, Ms. Lowson is CEO and Chief Counsel of the Global Financial Regulatory Institute™, a financial regulatory and strategic consultancy, well-known internationally for its global capital market, legal/regulatory, and ESG expertise. She founded this firm 15 years ago when she realized the necessity of integrating ESG issues into financial regulatory regimes globally in order to effect wholesale corporate change rapidly enough to save Earth’s ecosystems.
Ms. Lowson holds a Cornell Law School Juris Doctor Degree and a New York University Law School LL.M. degree. She is a Member of the New York and California Bars, and a leading ESG educator for American Bar Association Members. She participates in several U.S. and international ESG Technical Working Groups.
Ms. Lowson brings a rare portfolio of credentials with a versatile, holistic approach for successfully addressing a swiftly evolving global legal, capital market, economic, political, trade, and investment environment in a serial-crisis environment.
“Governmental actions in response to COVID impacts have been necessary preparation but mere training wheels for the impending devastating global environmental, social, economic, financial, political, and trade impacts we will face if we fail to act now - swiftly, boldly, and as a unified, borderless society, with the full force of our capabilities, wisdom, and humanity.”