Matthew Novak is a Consultant with Clermont Partners, LLC and is based in Washington, D.C. With a background in ESG ratings and reporting, Matthew works with client teams focusing on ESG strategy and communications.
Prior to joining Clermont, Matthew was at Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) working on the ESG corporate rating team and, for a time, with the Specialty Research proxy advisory group. Before ISS, he worked with the Governance & Accountability Institute (G&A) aiding in ESG research projects and diving into sustainability reporting. He has experience working with a municipal sustainability program in his hometown and has a B.S. in Coastal Environmental Science from Louisiana State University where he researched, among other topics, coastal wetland restoration.