Brendan Walsh is Founder & Managing Partner of ESG Risk Guard (, established in 2020. A seasoned executive, Walsh has spent the majority of his career working in global financial services where he developed an interest in sustainable development. This interest was bolstered by a board position with the UK regulator for the gas and electricity markets which led to Walsh completing a Master’s in Sustainability at Harvard and membership in the Global Association of Risk Professionals. ESG Risk Guard was founded out of a desire to assist companies in navigating ESG risks while preserving financial health and wellness and benefiting the planet in a way that is specific to their organization.