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

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

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