Jason O'Connell

Experienced Senior Associate

Jason is an Experienced Senior Associate at ESG Integrate with responsibility for ESG/Sustainability Reporting and Research.

He is a seasoned journalist and communications professional with over 10 years of experience working in London and the United Arab Emirates, covering a range of major global industries - including energy, construction, and shipping - and has managed multiple business publications.

Before starting the Masters, he worked for the Global Manufacturing and Industrialization Summit(GMIS), a joint-initiative by the UAE Ministry of Industry and Advanced Technology and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO). 

The experience inspired him to complete a Masters degree in Sustainable Development at University College Dublin (UCD), in association with the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network (UN SDSN),and write his research thesis on the evolution of ESG in the UAE and how it can support the country's efforts to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

​Jason holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Spanish and Latin American Studies from the University of Southampton in the UK, and a Master of Science in Sustainable Development from University College Dublin in Ireland. He speaks French and Spanish in addition to being a native English speaker.