Beth Burks

Beth Burks is a Director of Sustainable Finance at S&P Global Ratings – the international credit rating agency and one of the largest providers of information to inform debt capital markets. In her role, Beth develops, conducts and oversees the analysis of the environment, social, and governance (ESG) performance of corporations accessing the financial capital […]

Dr Ben Caldecott

Dr Ben Caldecott is the founding Director of the Oxford Sustainable Finance Group at the University of Oxford Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment. At the University of Oxford, he is the inaugural Lombard Odier Associate Professor and Senior Research Fellow of Sustainable Finance, the first ever endowed professorship of sustainable finance, and a Supernumerary Fellow […]

Theodor Cojoianu

Dr Theodor Cojoianu is an Associate Professor in Sustainable Finance at the University of Edinburgh. Theodor’s work at the intersection between sustainability, datascience and finance is focused on applying innovative research methods to the study of sustainable development issues. His work has led him to be invited as a Member of the European Commission’s Platform […]

Patrick de Cambourg

Patrick de Cambourg has been President of the French accounting standards setting authority (ANC/ Autorité des normes comptables) since 2015. As such he is also member of the IASB forum of major standards setters (ASAF), Board member of the French capital markets regulatory and supervisory authority (AMF), of the French banking and insurance supervisory authority […]

Dr Saskia de Vries

Saskia de Vries is currently Head of the International Financial Architecture department at the Financial Stability division of De Nederlandsche Bank. She is also Co-chair of the NGFS Task Force on Nature-related Risks. Her department works on a range of analytical and institutional topics in financial stability, including macroprudential policy for banks and non-banks, and […]

Paul Dickinson

Paul Dickinson is the Founder Chair of CDP (formerly the Carbon Disclosure Project) and a Strategic Advisor to Persefoni Inc. He has served as a member of the Environmental Research Group of the UK Faculty and Institute of Actuaries. In addition, Paul is also the Chair of the Trustees of the NGO ShareAction, Trustee of […]

Professor Robert Eccles

Robert is the world’s foremost expert on integrated reporting and a leader on how companies and investors can create sustainable strategies. He was previously a tenured Professor and Professor of Management Practice at Harvard Business School. He is the Founding Chairman of the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) and one of the founders of the International Integrated Reporting […]

John Firth

John has nearly 30 years’ experience in assessing the impacts of climate change, overlapping with 28 years in the water industry (Severn Trent Water 1976-2004). He was the co-founder and CEO of Acclimatise (2004-2020) which was acquired by Willis Towers Watson in November 2020. He has a particular expertise in the impacts of climate change […]

Laura García Veléz

Laura García Veléz is a Quantitative Analyst at Lombard Odier Investment Managers (LOIM). She joined the Sustainable Investment Research & Strategy team (SIRS) in 2020, and focus on thematic research on nature-related risks and physical impacts resulting from climate change. This includes both the development of geospatial (GIS) metrics, and its integration on portfolio management […]

Vesselina Haralampieva

Vesselina Haralampieva is a Senior Counsel at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) in London, U.K. She leads the energy and climate change policy and law reform work at the EBRD’s legal department aimed at enabling green transition and sustainable finance across the EBRD’s region of operations. Vesselina advises on matters relating to […]