Trista Chen is a Partner with ERM based in Singapore, leading the Financial Sector and ESG Transaction Advisory Services in APAC. Trista has over 15 years’ experience in Strategic Sustainability Consulting, advising clients on managing ESG issues in transactions including IPO and post investment/ loans ESG value enhancement. Her guidance to clients has helped to secure investments, facilitated integration and ESG opportunities management. Her advice on ESG risks, emerging ESG opportunities as well as their potential financial impacts enabled financial and trade clients to evaluate the viability and future sustainability of their investment plans.
Aside of the focus of ESG advisory services, Trista also has advised a large number of corporate clients in their EHS and Sustainability risks and opportunities associated with cross-boundary transactions involving 20+ countries. In 2015, she was a delegate to the CEO- lead World Business Counsel for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) Leader Program, which is designed to help identify the skills needed by future leaders of member companies, and to provide a unique platform for developing and testing skills in a real-world setting. Prior to relocating to Singapore in Jan 2021, Trista has worked in Greater China for 15 years after spent 7 years in Canada.