Huw van Steenis

co-Chair, Global Future Council on Finance
World Economic Forum


Huw is co-Chair of the World Economic Forum’s Global Future Council on Finance.

Previously Huw was Senior Advisor to the Chief Executive of UBS and Chair of Sustainable Finance Committee.  Prior to this, Huw was Senior Advisor to Mark Carney, when he was Governor at the Bank of England, leading a review on the future of finance. The van Steenis report led to a five pronged plan for the central bank announced by the Governor June 2019 including the world’s first climate “stress tests” for financial institutions.

Before this, Huw worked at Morgan Stanley for 14 years, spending much of his time there as Global Head Banks and Diversified Financials research winning numerous investment awards.  Huw regularly writes regularly for the Financial Times and other publications on finance, sustainable investing and central banking.

Huw is member of the Oxford University Endowment Investment Committee and a Trustee of English National Opera.  He was educated at Oxford and INSEAD.