Marilyn Ceci is a Managing Director and Global Head of ESG Debt Capital Markets at J.P. Morgan’s Corporate & Investment Bank, where she has worked for over 34 years. Ms. Ceci co-authored the Green Bond Principles, which is the market standard process for issuing Green Bonds and sat as the Vice Chair of the Executive Committee for the first five years since the creation of the Principles.
She currently sits as a member of the Executive Committee and Co-Chair of the New Markets Taskforce, Co-Chair of the Advisory Council and Co-Chair of the Sustainability-Linked Bond Working Group, where she was involved in drafting the recently published Sustainability-Linked Bond Principles. Marilyn Ceci was awarded a top Personality of the Year for her leadership in ESG DCM by Environmental Finance for multiple years in a row. J.P. Morgan was awarded Environmental Finance 2020 Lead Manager of the Year, Sustainability Bonds – SSA, 2019 Lead Manager of the Year, Sustainability Bonds – US Muni and 2019 Global Capital Awards one of the Most Impressive Investment Banks for the Americas Green/SRI Capital Markets, among others.
J.P. Morgan has led / structured over 437 sustainable transactions since 2012 including Alphabet’s Sustainability Bond, Apple’s Green Bonds, the first ever Sustainability-Linked Bonds from Enel, and the recent Suzano, Novartis, Klabin and Simpar Sustainability-Linked Bonds, as well as Ahold Delhaize’s Sustainability Bond, among many others. Ms. Ceci joined J.P. Morgan in 1986 and holds a B.A. from Creighton University and an M.B.A from C.U.N.Y/ Baruch.