Sean Quinn heads ISS' Governance Institute. In this role, he leads the development of content including ISS' policy and engagement teams. Previously, he co-headed ISS' U.S. Research team and led financial sector research, specializing in proxy contests, mergers and acquisitions, and issues relating to boards of directors. Sean is a member of ISS' Global Policy Board and has traveled extensively to ISS' international offices to provide on-the-ground policy guidance. Prior to joining ISS, Sean worked in the private equity group at Arlington Asset Management, formerly Friedman, Billings, Ramsey & Co., and in government relations with the American Stock Exchange. He is a graduate of Georgetown University's MBA program.