The Team

Executive Directors

Sean Kidney

CEO

UNITED KINGDOM

Justine Leigh-Bell

Deputy CEO, Director of Market Development

UNITED KINGDOM

     
         
Executive Office  
 

Deborah Rossi

Executive Assistant

SPAIN

 
   

Policy

 
           

 

  

 

 

 

 

Prashant Vaze

Head of Policy and Government

UNITED KINGDOM

 

Lionel Mok

Policy Manager

UNITED KINGDOM

 

Abhinaya Chandrasekaran

Research Analyst, Policy

UNITED KINGDOM

 

 

 
           

Standards

         
   

 

Anna Creed

Head of Standards

UNITED KINGDOM

 

Isobel Edwards

Research Analyst, Standards

UNITED KINGDOM

Ujala Qadir

Standards

UNITED KINGDOM

Chris Moore

Research Analyst, Standards

UNITED KINGDOM

   
           
Market Intelligence          

Krista Tukiainen

Deputy Head of MI Research and Reports 

UNITED KINGDOM

Alan Meng

Deputy Head of MI Data Services 

UNITED KINGDOM

 

Caroline Harrison

Research Analyst, Markets

UNITED KINGDOM

 

Miguel Almeida

Research Analyst, Markets

UNITED KINGDOM

Nabilla Gunawan

Market Analyst

USA

Amanda Giorgi

Research Analyst, Markets

UNITED KINGDOM

 

     

Mallika Jain

Research Analyst, Mark

​UNITED KINGDOM

Lea Muething

Research Analyst, Mark

​UNITED KINGDOM

Cindy Luo

Markets Intern

China

     
           
Certification          
       

Matteo Bigoni

Head of Certification

UNITED KINGDOM

Carman Mak

Certfication Manager

UNITED KINGDOM

       
           
Green Infrastructure Investment Opportunities          
       

Kristiane Davidson

Head of GIIO

EUROPE

Phi Thi Minh Nguyet

GIIO Intern

       
           
Fundraising & Partnerships          
   

Serena Vento

Director of Fundraising and Partnerships

UNITED KINGDOM

Louise Patzdorf

Partnerships Manager

UNITED KINGDOM

Geoff Pearce

Grants Coordinator

UNITED KINGDOM

Suelen Lira

Programmes & Projects Manager

PORTUGAL

 

 

 

 

         
Events & Training          
     

Alicia Bastos

Head of Training and Events

UNITED KINGDOM

 

Isabella Rolla

Events Assistant

UNITED KINGDOM

 

Rob Fowler

Training and Advisory

AUSTRALIA

     
           
Communications          
   

Andrew Whiley

Head of Communications & Media

UNITED KINGDOM

Leena Fatin

Communications & Media Officer

UNITED KINGDOM

Mariana Caminha

LATAM Communications & Media Manager

BRAZIL

Luiza Mello

LatAm Communications and Media Officer

BRAZIL

   
           
Investor Engagement          

   

 

   
           

Manuel Adamini

Head of Investor Engagement

NETHERLANDS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
           
Human Resources          
         

Emma Platt

Operations & HR Manager

UNITED KINGDOM

         
           
Finance & Accounting          
     

Tammy Ariaratnam

Finance Director

UNITED KINGDOM

Hannah Amusan

Finance Manager

UNITED KINGDOM

Matilde Cobo

Finance Bookkeeper

UNITED KINGDOM

     
           
           
REGIONAL TEAMS          
           

 

Africa

         

 

 

 

 

 

                               

 

 

   
 

Olumide Lala

Africa Programme Manager

NIGERIA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
           
ASEAN          
     

Bridget Boulle

Head of Asia-Pacific

AUSTRALIA

Cedric Rimaud

ASEAN Programme Manager

SIN

Haran Siva

Australia and New Zealand Manager

AUSTRALIA

     
           
China          
     

Wenhong Xie

China Programme Manager

CHINA

Ivy Lau

China Project Manager

CHINA

Huan Shao

China Programme Manager

CHINA

     
           
India          

 

 

 

 

 

Sandeep Bhattacharya

India Project Manager

INDIA

Neha Kumar

India Programme Manager

INDIA

Karthik Iyer

Senior Advisor

INDIA

 

 

     
           
Latin America (LATAM)        

 

Thatyanne Gasparotto

Head of LatAm

BRAZIL

Leisa Cardoso de Souza

Brazil Agriculture Programme Manager

BRAZIL

Julia Ambrosano

Brazil Stakeholder Relations

BRAZIL

Carolina Barreto

LatAm Programme Manager

MEXICO

Valeria Dagnino

LatAm Programme Assistant

MEXICO

 

 

 
           

 

Consultants

   

       

     

 

 

      

Che Wall

Lead Specialist, Buildings 

 

Dr Christine Negra

TWG Lead Specialist  

 

Alan Gordon

Senior Advisor

UNITED STATES

 

Michael Paparian

Senior Advisor

UNITED STATES

           

 

 

 

 

 

Associates

Stuart Clenaghan

Senior Fellow

Mark Fulton

Senior Fellow

Mark Burrows
Senior Advisor

Motoko Aizawa
Senior Fellow

Nick Silver
Director and Co-founder

Louis Perroy

Consultant

 

Bob Buhr
Consultant

Kristian Brüning
Consultant

Dr. Alex Rau
Consultant

Frank Van Gansbeke

Research Fellow

 

 

 Profiles 

Sean Kidney, CEO and Co-founder

Sean focuses on promoting investment priorities for climate and green bonds, how governments can take advantage of the green bonds market and the development of international collaborations.

He serves as a member of the European Commission's Technical Expert Group on Sustainable Finance; is co-Chair of the India Green Bonds Council; is a member of green finance advisory groups in China, India, Mexico and Khazakhstan; UNDP's Reference Group to support the development of the SDG Impact Practice Standards for Bonds; and the High Level Panel for a Sustainable Ocean Economy's Advisory Network.

He has previously been a consultant on green bonds to the United Nations Secretary General, a member of the Peoples Bank of China Green Finance Task Force and a member of the Commonwealth Secretariat’s Expert Committee on Climate Finance.

For the past three years he has been voted GlobalCapital magazine’s “Most Influential Champion” of the sustainable finance market.

A regular speaker on climate change and finance, Sean has over the past year spoken at conferences and seminars on six continents. His background is in stakeholder communications, social change strategy and issues marketing. He was previously a marketing advisor to a number of the largest Australian pension funds, a owner of social marketing, web site development and current affairs publishing firms.

Contact Sean

Justine Leigh-Bell, Deputy CEO, Director of Market Development

Justine has spent much of her career helping business leaders and governments find solutions to the global challenges of climate change and sustainable development. She has provided advisory services for a number of global institutions and governments across Europe, Africa, India, Indonesia and Latin America. Her areas of focus includes sustainable development in emerging economies, climate change mitigation/adaptation strategies, climate finance, economic valuation and market based instruments for managing natural resource assets.

As Director of Market Development at Climate Bonds Initiative, Justine's primary focus is in the emerging markets where she works closely with both public and private sector actors in developing national policy guidelines and roadmaps that will enable access to green bond financing. Currently, she leads Climate Bonds Initiative’s efforts in Nigeria and the Latin American region, where market development programs are underway in Brazil, Mexico and Colombia. 

Contact Justine

 

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