Jakob Thomä

Executive Director & Co-Founder
2° Investing Initiative


Jakob Thomä is one of the leading global experts on sustainable finance and long-term risks, and entrepreneur with a track record of incubating commercial and non-commercial sustainability solutions. He co-founded the 2° Investing Initiative entities in New York and Berlin, the PACTA programme, now with RMI, and the MyFairMoney platform, the leading European platform on sustainable retail investing. Jakob currently serves as Executive Director of 2° Investing Initiative Deutschland. His book “Der Kill Score: Auf der Spur unseres ökologischen und sozialen Fußabdruck” will be published on October 19th by Klett-Cotta. Jakob is Special Research Fellow to the Japanese Financial Services Agency and previously served as Academic Advisor to the Bank of England on climate risks. He holds a PhD in Finance from the Conservatoire National des Arts et Metiers. Jakob is also Senior Fellow at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, where he teaches a Green Finance course.