Sustainability, Climate & Equity Leader
Principal | Risk & Financial Advisory
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Chris Ruggeri is Deloitte Risk & Financial Advisory’s Sustainability, Climate & Equity leader. Chris advises clients across industries with a focus on leveraging digital tools and analytics to help them enhance investment decisions and risk management. With more than 30 years of experience, Chris works closely with leaders across a wide range of industries and disciplines to help them effectively develop and implement ESG-based approaches drawing on innovative thinking, technologies, and collaborations. She helps our clients manage strategic risk to drive sustainable shareholder value, financial flexibility, and agility, while improving stakeholder confidence in a constantly changing world.
Additionally, Chris leads Investor Relations (IR) for Deloitte’s CFO Program and has been quoted by top-tier media on ESG, IR, Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), and corporate development. Chris has extensive M&A experience and has served as the M&A leader where she advised companies, boards of directors, and special committees on negotiated and unsolicited transactions. Prior to joining Deloitte, Chris was a Managing Director at Standard & Poor’s, a Principal in the Financial Advisory Services practice of a Big-4 firm and started her career as an associate at the NASD (now FINRA). Chris is the board chair of Citizens Committee for New York City. Their mission focuses on New York City neighborhoods that lack access to opportunity, they strive to help New Yorkers come together and improve the quality of life for all.