Louis coordinates the activities of the Climate Bond Initiative in South East Asia based in Singapore.

He has worked in the climate change field since 2000 and in the insurance industry as an actuary for over 15 years, including as a partner for Deloitte. After being based in Hong Kong, heading Deloitte’s actuarial insurance practice in Asia, Louis worked within Deloitte’s renewable energy team in Australia and subsequently headed their environmental team in Paris. He then worked with Ecosecurities and Climate Change Capital in London and Paris for 4 years.

Subsequently he participated in the establishment of a China/Asia private equity environmental fund in Hong Kong and Shanghai. Following 3 years in Brussels representing EcoSecurities Consulting he is now based in Singapore where he oversees the Asian activities of Climatekos (www.climatekos.com) which he founded with other partners as a spin off from the consulting arm of EcoSecurities.

As a UK actuary Louis is a member of the Resource and Environment Group (REG) of the Institute of Actuaries in London and started a similar Environmental research group for the Actuarial Society of Hong Kong.

Louis holds an MSc in Environmental Technology from Imperial College (London) and is also a qualified actuary in France (Institut de Sciences Financieres et d’Assurance) and in the UK (Institute of Actuaries). Louis is fluent in French and English and has a conversational level in Mandarin (one year course at University of International Business and Economics in Beijing-China).