Climate Risk Management Consultant Simon Cooper joins Climate Bonds Initiative board

New Trustee to Strengthen Finance and Risk Management

Simon Cooper is a Partner at global management consulting firm Oliver Wyman. Simon has worked in the Finance & Risk management and Public Policy practices since 1996, and has worked with financial institutions, supervisors and not for profit organisations in the UK and across all major continents of the world over that time.

Simon currently leads the Oliver Wyman Forum Climate & Sustainability Initiative and serves clients with a particular focus on developing climate risk management capabilities within financial services. 


Previous Roles

Previous roles have included heading the EMEA Finance & Risk Management practice, being a member of the Financial Services Global Management Committee and leading the Social Impact practice-which provides advice and consultancy to third sector organisations.

Simon holds a BEng (Hons) in Electronic Engineering from the University of Southampton and a DPhil in Robotics and statistical estimation techniques from the University of Oxford.


Speaking of his new role, Simon said: 

"The growth of the global green bonds market owes a lot to the work Climate Bonds has been doing. We have a lot to do in a short amount of time if we are to meet the goals of the Paris Climate Agreement; I am looking forward to supporting Climate Bonds in its ground-breaking work on green finance taxonomies, green banking and transition finance.”

Other Climate Bonds Trustees are Nicholas Silver, Dr. Karl Mallon, Professor Cynthia Williams, Bryan Martel and recently appointed Paul Bodnar.




'Till next time,

Climate Bonds