Janine Guillot

Janine Guillot


Value Reporting Foundation


Janine Guillot is Chief Executive Officer of the Value Reporting Foundation. As CEO, Janine works to advance progress towards a globally accepted corporate reporting system in which sustainability accounting develops the commensurate level of maturity, credibility and acceptance as financial accounting. Janine also serves as Special Advisor to the International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB), where she provides strategic advice and counsel to the ISSB Chair and IFRS Foundation Trustees, focusing on the consolidation of the VRF into the IFRS Foundation and the establishment of the ISSB. Prior, Janine was CEO of the SASB Foundation (SASB) and led the establishment and widespread acceptance of SASB Standards as the leading industry-specific sustainability disclosure standards for the global capital markets.

Janine has a distinguished career in financial services.  Prior to joining SASB, she served as Chief Operating Investment Officer for the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS).
Prior to CalPERS, Janine held senior leadership positions at Barclays Global Investors (BGI) and Bank of America, including serving as Chief Operating Officer of BGI’s European and Global Fixed Income businesses.

A graduate of Southern Methodist University (SMU), Janine began her career as a technical accountant and auditor with Ernst & Young. In recognition for her leadership at the intersection of sustainability, accounting and finance, Janine was selected as a 2020 and 2021 NACD Directorship 100 Honoree and named to the 2020 Business Insider’s 100 People Transforming Business list.