Firm Start  08/2019
Industry Start  12/2013

Nicholas Ashburn, CSRIC

Head of Responsible Investing

Nick is the head of Responsible Investing (RI) for the Asset Management Group (AMG). In this role, Nick leads the investment, operational and product strategy for RI, which includes providing RI investment solutions for individuals, families and institutions; advancing the firm’s research and analytical capabilities on environmental, social and governance (ESG) topics; and developing content and brand awareness for RI at PNC.

Prior to joining PNC, Nick led impact investing research and education at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and was a host on SiriusXM’s Business Radio channel. He has held teaching positions at the University of Texas-Austin and the University of Pennsylvania, and he was a Fulbright Fellow in Austria. He has also worked in community development venture capital, the nonprofit sector and strategy consulting.

Nick graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in German and international political economy from Belmont University and with a Master of Science in international development from the University of Pennsylvania. Nick holds the Chartered SRI Counselor designation. He serves as a voting member of the AMG Proxy Voting committee and actively participates in the AMG and C&IB Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Council.