Isela Rosales, CAIA, serves as a Managing Director, Head of ESG and Sustainability at Bridge Investment Group, a leading, vertically integrated real estate investment manager, diversified across specialized asset classes. Ms. Rosales leads the firm’s ESG Steering Committee to oversee the development, implementation, and refinement of firm wide environmental, social and governance initiatives, programs, and practices, driving sustainable investments and operations. She also launched and leads Bridge’s Climate Change Task Force to increase awareness of climate risks and opportunities at all levels of the organization.
In her prior role as Managing Director in the Client Solutions Group, she focused on expanding Bridge’s relationships across consultant and institutional investors, including pension plans, foundations, Community Re-Investment Act (CRA) banks, family offices, and impact-oriented clients. She is also a Founding Member of Bridge’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee and a Steering Committee member of the Bridge Women’s Network (BWN), Unidos @ Bridge, and BIG Pride. She is an active mentor both within Bridge and across the financial services industry.
Prior to joining Bridge, Ms. Rosales worked at Brevan Howard in Investor Relations, managing corporate and public pension, endowment, foundation, private wealth, and investment consultant relationships. Previously, she was Head of Client Services for Lyxor Asset Management, Inc. and Director of Marketing & Investor Relations for Coast Asset Management in their New York offices, cultivating institutional-level client relationships for each multi-billion dollar firm’s hedge fund and multi-manager products. She began her career at Cambridge Associates, serving on consultant teams for the firm’s endowment, foundation, and family office clients, covering traditional and hedge fund asset classes.
Ms. Rosales received her dual Bachelor of Arts degrees in International Relations and Spanish from Stanford University, graduating with honors distinctions. She holds the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst designation and is the Chapter Head Executive for the CAIA San Francisco Chapter. Ms. Rosales is fluent in Spanish and competes in Ironman and marathon competitions in her spare time.