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Team

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PAUL STUART-SMITH

 

Paul has over 25 years’ experience in management and business strategy roles in the international maritime industry & the financial services sector. He is a former Executive Director at the Baltic Exchange where he set up and ran its regulated subsidiary from 2009-2017, working at the heart of the global maritime industry and the freight derivatives market

He has significant expertise in financial and climate-related regulation & policy, writes and speaks on ESG and green finance issues and is an advisor to the Climate Bonds Initiative (Shipping Criteria)

 

Previously, he held high-profile roles in trading, risk management and business development at Morgan Stanley & Chemical Bank across a range of asset classes. Subsequently, he established a client facing foreign exchange business, Integral FX, which was sold to new owners in 2013.

Paul also served in the Army for 4 years, holds a degree in Mathematics from Oxford, a Post-Graduate Diploma in Law and is trained as a Barrister

JANE STEVENSEN

 

Jane has over 20 years’ experience supporting businesses in addressing the challenge of climate change and sustainability strategy & practice

 

She led Grant Thornton’s Sustainability Practice, creating corporate engagement programmes & advising on sustainability strategy across sectors

She is a former Managing Director of CDSB, Chair of the Oil & Gas Advisory Group at CDP and led CDP’s engagement with the TCFD. She has also advised the UN Sustainable Stock Exchanges Initiative and the UK-City of London Green Finance Initiative

Jane began her career in upstream oil & gas exploration with BP, holds an MBA from INSEAD & a Post-Graduate Certificate in Sustainable Business from Cambridge

Jane works with Lansons Strategic and Reputation Management Consultancy, advising clients on climate-related reputational risk issues