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Kensey Biggs Joins Teneo as a Managing Director

Teneo, the global CEO advisory firm, today announced the appointment of Kensey Biggs as a Managing Director focused on advising clients around ESG matters.

Kensey has nearly twenty years of corporate experience as a trusted advisor, including over a decade counseling public and private companies, both large and small, on ESG matters and investor relations. She has extensive experience advising C-suites and Boards on how to reposition organizations to succeed in a rapidly evolving corporate world where stakeholders increasingly demand transformative action on environmental and social matters.

Kensey has advised dozens of Fortune 500 companies on ESG strategy, oversight, infrastructure, integration, and reporting. With her deep experience in investor relations, she brings an investor’s perspective to sustainability and ESG, favoring a data-driven approach focused on the link between material sustainability factors and a company’s financial performance.

Prior to joining Teneo, Kensey was a Senior Vice President in ESG at Truist Financial Corporation, a top 10 U.S. bank formed from the merger of SunTrust and BB&T. As an ESG expert at the enterprise level, she reported to Truist’s Chief CSR and ESG Officer and helped build the bank’s ESG practice from the ground up after the merger. She completed ESG mandates for Truist’s C-suite and Board of Directors, including working with Truist’s Senior Director of Environmental Sustainability on the bank’s long-term climate strategy and pathway to Net Zero emissions, as well as working on its initial planning on ESG growth opportunities for the business.