Heath Winter

Heath Winter
Partner, Corporate Governance & Shareholder Engagement

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hwinter@longacresquare.com

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Heath Winter

Partner, Corporate Governance & Shareholder Engagement

Heath Winter is Vice Chair of the Corporate Governance and Shareholder Engagement Advisory practice. He advises public company directors, executives, and senior investment professionals on a wide range of matters, including corporate governance, proxy contests, contentious M&A, and compensation issues.

Prior to Longacre Square, he was a senior member of the Special Situations Research team at Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS), the world’s most influential proxy advisory firm. While at ISS, Heath was responsible for engaging with CEOs, directors, investors, and other market participants to inform his development and analyses of public shareholder voting recommendations.

From 2003 to 2018, Heath worked on the buy-side at several event-driven, value-oriented investment management firms. He earned an MBA from Columbia Business School in 2004 and a BA in International Affairs from The George Washington University in 1997.


Jessica McDougall

Jessica McDougall
Partner, Corporate Governance & Shareholder Engagement

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Jessica McDougall

Partner, Corporate Governance & Shareholder Engagement

Jessica McDougall is Chair of the Corporate Governance and Shareholder Engagement Advisory practice, where she works with company boards, management team members, and senior investment professionals. Jessica works across a range of situations, including proxy contests and M&A, as well as on an ongoing basis to implement governance, strategic, and sustainability-related best practices.

Prior to joining Longacre Square, Jessica spent seven years on the BlackRock Investment Stewardship team, where she was responsible for overseeing engagement and proxy voting activities for companies within the industrials and materials sectors in the US and Canada. Prior to BlackRock, Jessica served in a similar role at TIAA.

Jessica has over 13 years’ experience in the investment stewardship and ESG advisory space. She graduated with a B.A. from the University of Virginia.