A team of investment professionals building on their knowledge to mobilise financial markets towards delivering positive solutions to global challenges.


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Stuart Kinnersley,
Managing Partner

32 years' experience:

  • Chief Investment Officer and CEO, Nikko Asset Management Europe
  • Managing Director, LTCB Foreign
  • Fixed Income Economist, ANZ
  • Created world's first green bond fund in conjunction with World Bank (2010)

BSc (Econ) First Class Honours, London School of Economics

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Stephen Fitzgerald,
Managing Partner

32 years' experience:

  • Head of Goldman Sachs Asset Management International
  • CIO International Fixed Income and Currency, GSAM
  • Former member of the Board of Guardians for the Australia Future Fund


  • Member of NSW expert panel on social impact bonds

Bachelor of Economics, University of New England, Australia


Judith Moore,
Partner, Verification & Impact

30 years' experience:

  • Head of World Bank Corporate Responsibility team
  • Originated eligible criteria for World Bank green bonds

PhD Regional Planning, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

MSc Forest Science, Yale University


Michelle Smith,
Partner, COO

21 years' experience:

  • European Head of Operations, Goldman Sachs Asset Management
  • Qualified Chartered Accountant, Ernst & Young
  • Non-Executive Directorships

MA (Hons) Economics and Accounting, University of Canterbury, New Zealand

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Justin Eeles,
Partner, Portfolio Management

31 years' experience:

  • Senior Fixed Income Portfolio Manager, Nikko Asset Management Europe
  • Norwich Union (now Aviva Investors)
  • Lead PM for the world's first green bond fund

BSc Pure Maths, University of Warwick

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Andrew Roffey,
Partner, Credit

40 years' experience:

  • Senior European Equities and Credit Portfolio Manager, Nikko Asset Management
  • Set up and PM of European high yield corporate bond fund
  • Global Investment Committee member
  • Norwich Union (now Aviva Investors)

Lisa Wong,
Partner, Verification and Impact

8 years' experience:

  • Green Bonds and Emerging Markets Specialist, Nikko Asset Management
  • Inclusive Finance Group, Citi
  • World Economic Forum Global Shaper

MPA Dual Degree from LSE and Columbia University in Public Policy, Economics and Finance

MA (Cantab)Cambridge University

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Alya Z Kayal,
Partner, Verification and Client Engagement

24 years' experience:

  • Director of Policy, US SIF
  • VP Sustainability Research at Calvert Investments
  • Former member of International Economic Policy Advisory Investment Subcommittee
  • Former member of the GRI Stakeholder Council

JD University of Minnesota Law School

Member of Bar of the District of Columbia, US


Jennifer Youde,
Partner, Portfolio Management

36 years' experience:

  • Managing Director, Global Fixed Income & Currency team, Goldman Sachs Asset Management
  • Senior Director, Marketable Securities Division, CIN Management Ltd
  • Cabinet Office, Whitehall
  • Board Directorships

MA Engineering Science & Economics, University of Oxford

Investment Management Programme, LBS


Tess Evans-Rong,
Partner, Verification

7 years' experience:

  • Green Bonds Market & Data Manager, Climate Bonds Initiative
  • Corporate Governance & Responsible Investment Associate, BlackRock

BA Hons Economics & Economic History, University of York

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Maria De Filippo,
Partner, Verification

12 years' experience:

  • Operational Manager, UniCredit
  • Client Relations, BNY Mellon Asset Management
  • Investment Management Certificate, CFA Society UK

MSc Anthropology & Development Management, LSE

BA Business Studies with Economics, Open University

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Katie House,
Analyst, Verification

4 years' experience:

  • Senior Research Analyst for the Climate Bonds Standard team, Climate Bonds Initiative

MSc Environmental Technology, Imperial College London

BSc (Hons) Geography, University of Bristol)


Sarah Jones,
Executive Assistant

16 years' experience:

  • EA to Head of Corporate & Investment Banking Australia & NZ, Citi
  • EA to MD, Caliburn Partnership
  • Worked with boards of QBE Insurance Group; Great Barrier Reef Foundation; Male Champions of Change, Australia; NSW Treasury; The British Museum.
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Chad Spitler,

15 years’ experience:

  • Senior Advisor, CamberView Partners
  • Managing Director and COO, Corporate Governance and Responsible Investment, BlackRock
  • Senior Market Research Analyst, Franklin Templeton Group
  • Member of the Broadridge Steering Committee, the International Corporate Governance Network (ICGN), and the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD)

MA, University of Colorado

BSc, Natural Resource Management, University of Michigan

Kate Temby,
Partner, Client Engagement

27 years' experience:

  • Co-head of Asia Pacific Institutional Sales, Goldman Sachs Asset Management
  • Research Sales, Goldman Sachs JBWere (NY)
  • Financial Risk Consultant, PWC (Melbourne/Toronto)

Bachelor of Commerce, Monash University, Australia

Australian Institute of Company Directors graduate


Duncan Tennant,
Partner, Operations

17 years’ experience:

  • Group Financial Controller, Permira LLP
  • Finance Director, Generation Investment Management LLP
  • Manager, Investment Management audit specialist, PWC
  • Qualified Chartered Accountant, PWC

BSc (Hons) Pharmacology, University of Bristol


Jonny Giles,
Partner, Client Engagement

1 year's experience:

  • Investment Analyst, FiftyTwo Group
  • Professional football player at Oxford United

BSc Physics, Durham University


Sarah Martin,
Marketing Support, Client Engagement

23 years’ experience:

  • Freelance journalist, editor and content writer
  • EA to CEO, Goldman Sachs Australia
  • EA to Global Head of Credit Derivatives, Goldman Sachs International
  • PA to Global Head of Government Bond Trading, Lehman Brothers