Christine Young

ESG Specialist

“Polen's dedication to sustainability within the firm and as long-term investors make me proud to be part of this organization.”


  • Joined Polen Capital: 2020
  • Education: B.A. Psychology from The College of New Jersey
  • Primary Responsibility: Is responsible for leading ESG initiatives and reporting across the firm and its investment strategies
  • Special Interests: Golf, tennis, pickleball, traveling and sustainability issues

Ms. Young joined Polen Capital Management in 2020. Prior to joining Polen Capital, Ms. Young was Vice President, Product and ESG Integration at Brandywine Global Investment Management, where she worked for 12 years and was instrumental in developing the firm’s ESG program. Before Brandywine, she held marketing and client service roles at McHugh Associates and Morgan Stanley Investment Management. Ms. Young received a B.A. in Psychology from The College of New Jersey and earned a certificate in Corporate Sustainability and Innovation from the Harvard Extension School.

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