Matt Filosa advises companies on a variety of corporate governance issues such as activist defense, executive compensation, board composition and shareholder engagement.
Prior to joining Teneo, Matt spent over 17 years as a recognized leader in the corporate governance community. His extensive experience includes serving as Vice President and Director of Corporate Governance at MFS Investment Management, where he managed the corporate governance program for $500 billion in assets under management. During his 13 years at MFS, Matt developed the firm’s first global stewardship program, guided the firm’s global proxy voting policies and activities, and directed the firm’s ESG engagement efforts. He was also a leading member of the firm’s Responsible Investing & Proxy Voting Committees, as well as the firm’s ESG Working Group.
During his career, Matt has also served as an Associate Director at Harvard Law School’s Program on Corporate Governance and served on its Advisory Council, and as a Proxy Analyst at Fidelity Investments. He is also a founding member of the US Investor Stewardship Group, which launched the first investor corporate governance and stewardship principles in the United States, and served on its Governance and Marketing Committees.
Matt earned a B.A. from Tufts University and an M.B.A. from Boston University.