Michael LaBella is the head of sustainability. He oversees the firm’s sustainability initiatives and strategies and works closely with senior management in the development and execution of the firm’s sustainable investing strategic plan. Michael joined Jennison in 2023. Previously, he was with Franklin Templeton, where he was most recently the head of sustainable portfolio solutions. Prior to that, Michael was at QS Investors, where he served as head of investment strategy with oversight of the firm’s ESG integration and sustainability initiatives. Additionally, he served as a member of the firm’s management committee, responsible for all investment and business decisions. Michael began his career as a portfolio manager at Deutsche Bank. He received a BS with honors in financial economics from Binghamton University. He is a CFA charterholder and is a member of the CFA Society New York.