Learn From Experts in Sustainable Finance

We believe that no matter how good the training material is, it must be delivered by experts who deeply understand the topic. All WeESG trainers are globally recognised practitioner experts in sustainable finance. This ensures that participants in our programmes learn from specialists who can answer the most technical questions, facilitate meaningful discussions, and share insights into their own professional experiences on all topics they train on. Our trainers also speak many languages, enabling us to deliver programmes in almost any global market.

The training was impactful, delivering content that was both educational and practical while helping to deliver against our own objectives.

 

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Some of our sustainable finance experts

Regulatory Supervision and Climate Risk

A former deputy head of the Prudential Regulation Authority and executive director for supervisory risk and regulatory operations at the Bank of England. Also a leading figure in the European Commission’s high level expert group on sustainable finance.

Net Zero Sustainable Investment Banking

Former Head of UK Debt Capital Markets at Credit Suisse. Led the Centre for Sustainable Finance at University of Cambridge, developing frameworks for banks’ net zero transition. Served on the Advisory Panel of the Glasgow Financial Alliance for Net Zero (GFANZ), focusing on transition planning.

Regulation, Risk Management, Investment Management

A sustainability and risk expert who built and led The Carbon Trust’s sustainable finance practice. He most recently spearheaded ESG integration at the Global Systemically Important Financial Institution (GSIFI) BNY Mellon, holding senior governance positions relating to regulatory compliance.

Sustainable Trade Finance and Fintech

An ex-senior economist at The Economist Intelligence Unit, he covered African economies and commodities. He formerly headed Ecobank’s UK office, expanding sustainable corporate banking products. A prolific writer on sustainable trade finance and the ESG-fintech nexus.  

Sustainable Bonds

A finance veteran with over 30 years’ experience, she spearheaded the sustainable capital markets and sustainable bond growth at BNP Paribas. She actively collaborates with leading institutions like the Green Finance Institute, Impact Investing Institute, and the Grantham Research Institute to drive sustainable finance initiatives.

Sustainable Infrastructure and Renewable

A risk expert across financial markets who spearheaded Aviva Investors’ UK infrastructure debt investment platform to a top three position. Serves as a board member of the Investment Researchers in Infrastructure Society and an Advisory Board member of EDHEC’s Infrastructure & Private Assets Programme.

Responsible Investment Frameworks

A responsible investment specialist advising asset owners and managers. A member of S&P’s Global Sustainable Finance Scientific Council and the UK’s Prosperity Fund Green Finance Committee. Serves as an academic adviser to the CFA’s ESG Investing Certification program.

Insurance, green finance, fintech, resilience financing

A sustainable finance and insurance expert who advised over 30 of the world’s largest insurers, reinsurers, and investors on the risks and opportunities they face from climate change. Over 15 years’ experience working with the corporate sector, public sector and not for profits.    

Sustainable banking, fintech and product innovation

Led the Banking Environment Initiative and is now a Senior Associate of the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership. Specializing in client coverage, risk management, and product innovation. Co-author of the CFA ESG Investing certification.

Decarbonisation and Transition Pathways

A sustainability strategist with 25+ years of experience in carbon accounting, decarbonization strategies, and TCFD compliance. Expertise covers emerging markets across financial services, chemicals, natural resources, and healthcare sectors. His current focus is assessing climate change risks and opportunities for businesses.

Carbon Accounting, Environmental Impact Assessment

With over two decades of experience in environmental consulting, she is a carbon foot printing expert working closely with organisations to measure and manage carbon consumption and emissions. Extensive experience developing environmental impact assessments and management plans.

Leadership, Strategy, Standards and Business Transformation

A social impact and sustainability leader. She is an experienced business transformation and systems change strategist having spent over fifteen years applying her expertise to help global companies, including Amazon and EY evolve to be purpose-led businesses.

Biodiversity and Net Zero Methodologies

An ESG expert who advised financial firms on climate, biodiversity, and sustainable investment strategies while at Kepler Cheuvreux and Trucost. A scientific advisor for the Euronext Low Carbon 100 index and Institut Louis Bachelier fellow.

Sustainable Investment

A professional with experience in financial planning, private equity, corporate treasury and management reporting, applies a multidimensional lens to the area of Sustainable Finance. Founder of a green fintech start-up working with impact funds on carbon footprint measurement.   

Sustainable Insurance

An actuary with over 15 years of experience in insurance and international development, having held senior roles at Allianz, New York Life Insurance, and as a Board member of the Society of Actuaries (SOA) focused on index insurance for societal impact.

Climate, Nature, and Transition Finance

A finance professional with experience across Oceania, UK, and South Africa. Passionate about capital playing a critical role in enabling the transition to more resilient communities and economies.  Led the WEF and OECD’s  Sustainable Development Investment Partnership in ASEAN.  

Central Banks and Sustainable Finance Regulation

A corporate governance professional with 20 years’ experience in risk management, control, compliance and valuation, in public and private sectors. Currently at Banco Central do Brasil. Co-founder and member of BRASFI, the Brazilian Alliance for Sustainable Finance and Investment.

Pension Funds, Australasia, Governance

Over 16 years in leading sustainable finance programmes across APAC and Europe. A deep understanding of pension funds and Australasian markets. Advises investors and companies on ESG risk & impact, stewardship strategies, ESG due diligence and responsible investment governance. 

Fintech, Policy and Regulation

A former Fintech specialist to the UK Government, supporting the FinTech strategy for international trade and investment. An authority in policy, public affairs, and regulatory assistance, supporting UK FinTechs expanding across Europe, North America, and MENA.    

Sustainable Investment and Culture

Aligns corporate culture with sustainable value creation, working with investment managers to create a fairer and equal society. A member of the BSI’s Strategic Advisory Group for Sustainable Finance and an author of a British standard on Responsible Investment Management.  

Climate and International Law

A qualified lawyer in New York and Brazil with two decades of experience advising corporations, NGOs, and governmental entities on sustainability and regulation. A Law Professor on ESG and Climate Law. An Officer of the Brazilian Bar and Board Member of State and City climate and environmental councils.

Climate Finance and Sustainability Reporting

A sustainability expert, formerly advising the UNEP Finance Initiative and currently serving as a senior advisor to the International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB). Previously the Managing Director of the Climate Disclosure Standards Board, spearheading efforts around the TCFD recommendations.

Sustainability Leadership

A trailblazer in leadership development who served as the African Director of the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership for over a decade. An adept facilitator of innovative processes, strategic dialogues, and mentorship programs for multinationals and governments.

Sustainable Finance

A strategist with 25+ years of senior leadership in sustainable finance, currently spearheading the Climate Safe Lending Network – a multi-stakeholder initiative driving climate alignment across the banking industry.

Climate Stress Test and Prudential Regulation

A former director on capital requirements and related risks for HSBC Global Markets who worked with teams globally to align the bank with Basel 3. She has a background on quantitative models and leads advisory on optimisation plans and other strategic project.

Governance and ESG Frameworks

The founder of The Stewardship Centre, chair of the Responsible Investment Association of Australasia and a director of US-based think tank The Shareholder Commons. She has advised leading global financial institutions on responsible investment.

Net Zero Transition and Decarbonisation

A senior advisor for a CEO-led community of over 200 leading sustainable businesses. Led climate change initiatives at a major oil company, inspiring climate investments of over $15 billion. Prior to this, were the founding chair of a billion-dollar energy transition venture fund.

Sustainable Real Estate

An experienced sustainability advisor and real estate expert, specializing in climate change and institutional investments. Has held an active role in the UK Green Building Council and contributed to the UNEP FI report on Real Estate and TCFD.

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