The Advisory Board members for the Centre for Climate Finance & Investment and MSC Climate Change Management & Finance are:

  • Deirdre Cooper, Partner and Head of Research, Investec
  • Vivienne Cox, Chairman, Supervisory Board, Vallourec; Lead Independent Director, UK Department for International Development
  • Gerry George, Professor and Dean, Lee Kong Chian School of Business, Singapore Management University
  • Chris Hunt, Partner and Managing Director, Riverstone
  • Peter Knott, Managing Director, Green Investment Bank
  • Michael Lewis, CEO, E.ON UK
  • Jason Mitchell,  Co-Head of Responsible Investing, Senior Sustainability Strategist, Man Group
  • Michael Skapinker, Associate Editor, Financial Times
  • David Scaysbrook, Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Quinbrook Infrastructure Partners
  • Bruce Usher, Professor and Co-Director of the Tamer Center for Social Enterprise, Columbia Business School
  • Louise Wilson, Co-Founder and Managing Director, Abundance
  • Maryam Golnaraghi, Director, Climate Change & Emerging Environmental Topics, The Geneva Association
  • Tom Delay, CEO, Carbon Trust
  • Michael Liebreich, CEO, Liebreich Associates
  • Jessica Alsford, Managing Director, Morgan Stanley
  • Justin Keeble, Managing Director, Accenture
  • Bjørn Otto Sverdrup, Vice President, Statoil
  • Jeremy Oppenheim, Partner, Systemiq
  • Mike Barry, former Director of Sustainable Business, Marks & Spencer         
  • Paul Spence, Director of Strategy, EDF Energy

The role of the Advisory Board is to review the research and education priorities for each coming academic year and advise on potential changes to improve the real world relevance of our research and education agenda. The Board also acts as an informal forum for sharing experience and knowledge about key questions for financial and strategic investors.

"Clean energy projects are delivering increasingly competitive electricity and proving themselves to be reliable, low-risk investments. The Centre for Climate Finance & Investment is pointing the way towards the financial innovations that will unlock another step-change in growth for the industry."
Louise Wilson
Co-Founder and Managing Director, Abundance