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Angela Churie

Angela Churie KallhaugeBiographyAngela Churie Kallhauge is the Executive Vice President for Impact at Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) . She joined EDF from the World Bank where she served as the head of the Secretariat of the Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition...

Francisco Souza

Francisco SouzaBiographyDr. Francisco Souza is the Managing Director of the Forest Stewardship Council of the Indigenous Foundation. He is an economist and member of the Apurinã Indigenous Peoples of the Brazilian Amazon. As Managing Director of the FSC Indigenous...

Carl Wesselink

Carl WesselinkBiographyCarl is a Director of South South North (SSN) where, in addition to overseeing a portfolio of climate related programmes, he is in charge of contracting, risk, and compliance. He was the Regional Director for Africa of the Climate and...

Rod Taylor

Rod TaylorBiographyRod is the Global Director of the World Resources Institute’s Forests Program, with oversight of Global Forest Watch, the Forest Legality Initiative, and the Global Restoration Initiative. He has previously worked as the Forests Director at WWF...

Agustin Silvani

Agustin SilvaniBiographyAgustin leads conservation finance for Conservation International (CI), dedicated to the development and financing of pioneering solutions for lasting change in environmental conservation. As a leading thinker in the field, Agustin has been...

Kavita Prakash-Mani

Kavita Prakash-ManiBiographyKavita is the current CEO of the Mandai Nature and has over 25 years of experience in the environment and sustainability field, having worked across NGOs such as WWF, World Economic Forum’s Grow Asia and WRI and with companies such as...

Dee Lawrence

Dee LawrenceBiographyDee is the co-founder and director of the non-profit organizations High Tide Foundation, Cool Effect and Proyecto Mirador, a clean cookstove carbon credit project. She has more than 14 years experience in the voluntary carbon market and has...

Kelley Kizzier

Kelley KizzierBiographyKelley is Vice President for Global Climate at Environmental Defense Fund, where she leads EDF’s work on efforts to promote more ambitious and effective global climate policy and company action with a focus on multilateral climate agreements and...

Farrukh Khan

Farrukh KhanBiographyFarrukh was a senior member of the then UN Secretary General’s Ban Ki Moon Climate Team. He led global negotiations on the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals, establishing the Adaptation Fund, Green Climate Fund, promoting carbon foot...

Mark Kenber

Mark KenberBiographyMark has worked on market-based mechanisms for environmental protection for over 25 years and co-founded both the Gold Standard and the Verified Carbon Standard. He was formerly CEO of the Climate Group, currently leads the Orbitas initiative and...

Ma Jun

Ma JunBiographyMa Jun is a current board member at the Institute of Finance and Sustainability. As a veteran economist, banker, and leading advocate for green finance, Ma Jun has devoted most of his efforts in the past seven years in driving green and sustainable...

Michael Hugman

Michael HugmanBiographyMichael is the current board member of the Climate Bonds and the Director of Climate Finance at the Children's Investment Fund Foundation. Through his career, Michael has developed a deep and broad expertise in sustainable finance, markets...

Doris Honold

Doris HonoldBiographyDoris has more than 25 years’ senior leadership experience in international financial markets, including roles as Group Chief Operating Officer and Head of Market Risk at global banks. She is now applying her expertise through board positions,...

Sonja Gibbs

Sonja GibbsBiographySonja has spent over 20 years in banking and financial markets and is currently the Managing Director and Head of Sustainable Finance, Global Policy Initiatives at the IIF. She leads IIF work on sustainable finance and sovereign debt policy,...

Giulia Carbone

Giulia CarboneBiographyGuilia is the current director of the Natural Climate Solutions Alliance at the World Business Council for Sustainable Development. Giulia also brings over 25 years of experience in various senior positions related to corporate sustainability...

Hugh Sealy

Hugh SealyCo-Chair of the IC-VCMFormer Chair of the Clean Development Mechanism Executive BoardBiographyHugh is an academic with an illustrious resume having been elected by the COP to serve as the member for Latin America and the Caribbean on the Executive Board of...

Annette L. Nazareth

Annette L. NazarethChairBiography Annette L. Nazareth currently serves as the Chair of the Integrity Counsel for the Voluntary Carbon Market (Integrity Council), an independent governance body that evolved from the Taskforce on Scaling Voluntary Carbon Markets...