Sean Kidney

Sean Kidney

CEO and Co-founder
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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.

Sean is a member of the European Commission's Platform on Sustainable Finance, as well as the:

-       French government’s Green Sovereign Bond Evaluation Council

-       Advisory Board of the International Sustainable Financial Centre in Prague

-       Astana International Finance Centre’s Green Advisory Committee

-       Advisory Network to the High-Level Panel for a Sustainable Ocean Economy, which aims to accelerate progress towards a healthy ocean.

-       European Advisory Board of the SMARTER Finance for Families (energy efficiency) initiative

-       Advisory Panel of the Nordic Institute for Finance, Technology and Sustainability.

-       Future of Sustainable Data Alliance

He has previously been a:

-       Consultant on green bonds to the United Nations Secretary General

-       Member of the EU Technical Expert Group on Sustainable Finance

-       Member of the European Commission's High-Level Expert Group on Sustainable Finance

-       Member of the Peoples Bank of China Green Finance Task Force

-       Member of the Commonwealth Expert Group on Climate Finance.

-       Member of the Blended Finance Task Force.

He is a Professor in Practice at SOAS University of London. 

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Sean's 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, and an owner of a group of social marketing, website development and current affairs publishing firms.

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