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Hope Brown

Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer Calvert Research and Management

Hope Brown serves as Executive Director, Legal and Compliance and Chief Compliance Officer for Calvert Research and Management/Calvert Funds.  In this role, she is responsible for all aspects of the firm’s and fund’s compliance programs including the development and administration of the policies and procedures and the oversight of the primary service providers.  She has worked in the financial services industry for over 23 years, and has experience in corporate governance, fund and adviser compliance, and risk management.  In addition, Hope is also the Global Head of ESG Compliance Advisory for Morgan Stanley Investment Management (MSIM).  In this role, she is responsible for supporting the global ESG compliance program for the firm.

Prior to joining Calvert, Hope was associated with Wilmington Trust Investment Advisors, Inc. where she served as Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer for the Wilmington Funds.  Prior to that, she spent five years as an Assistant Vice President, Risk Management and Compliance, at T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc.

In addition to her compliance responsibilities at Calvert and MSIM, Hope is actively involved and passionate about advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in the financial services industry.  Hope serves on the board of the National Society of Compliance Professionals, where she is co-chairs its Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Steering Committee and a member of the nominating, governance, and strategic planning committees.  Hope currently serves on the board of the University of Maryland System Foundation, where she is a member of the Governance Committee and Chair of its Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Justice Committees.  She is also a member of the Investment Company Institute, Black Women in Asset Management and the National Association of Black Compliance and Risk Management Professionals, Inc.


Hope Brown

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