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,
Co-Founder, CEO

26 years experience:

  • Chief Investment Officer and CEO at Nikko Asset Management Europe
  • Managing Director LTCB Foreign
  • Fixed Income Economist at ANZ
  • Created World's First Green Bond Fund in conjunction with World Bank 2010

London School of Economics BSc (Econ) First Class Honours

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Stephen Fitzgerald,
Co-Founder, Chairman

28 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

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Judith Moore,
Head of Sustainability Research and Policy

31 years experience:

  • Head of World Bank Corporate Responsibility team
  • Originated eligible criteria for Green Bonds at the World Bank

PhD in Regional Planning from Massachusetts Institute of Technology

MSc in Forest Science from Yale University

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Michelle Smith,
Chief Operating Officer

21 years experience:

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

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


Justin Eeles,
Head of Portfolio Management

28 years experience:

  • Senior Fixed Income Portfolio Manager Nikko Asset Management Europe
  • Norwich Union, now known as Aviva Investors
  • Lead PM for the World's First Green Bond Fund

BSc Pure Maths, University of Warwick

Andrew Roffey,
Head of Credit

33 years of experience

  • Senior European Equities and Credit Portfolio Manager, Nikko Asset Management
  • Set up & PM of European High Yield Corporate Bond Fund
  • Global Investment Committee Member
  • Norwich Union, now Aviva Investors
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Lisa Wong,
Head of New Strategies & Impact

6 years experience:

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

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

MA (Cantab)Cambridge University

Alya Z Kayal,
Director of ESG Strategy & Policy

20 years experience:

  • Director of Policy at 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,
Senior Portfolio Manager

30 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 Olsen-Rong,
Sustainability Associate

6 years experience:

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

BA Hons Economics & Economic History, University of York

Maria De Filippo,
Sustainability and Credit Analyst

8 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

Miika Korja,
Sustainability Analyst

1 year experience:

  • Recent graduate specialising in climate science, economics and policy

MSc Environmental Policy & Regulation, LSE

BSc Policy Science, Leiden University College


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; The Great Barrier Reef Foundation; The Male Champions of Change, Australia, The NSW Treasury; The British Museum, amongst others.

Lizzy Moir,
Executive Assistant

6 years experience:

  • Investment strategy & Collectives Analyst, Charles Stanley
  • EA to MD, Robert Stewart & Co
  • Investment Management Certificate
  • CFA Level 2

BSC Mathematics and Operational Research, Queen's University Belfast

Kate Temby,
Client Manager

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

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Duncan Tennant,
Director of Operations

15 years’ experience:

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

B.Sc. (Hons) Pharmacology, University of Bristol