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Dr Jake Reynolds,  Executive Director, Sustainable Economy

Jake Reynolds

Jake is responsible for our collaborations with business, government and financial institutions to build a sustainable economy, and is architect of CISL’s 10-year vision, Rewiring the Economy.

Jake previously led the Sustainable Development Commission’s team on wellbeing where he was a senior adviser on education, health and transport to the UK Government, nominated for Civil Service Awards in 2009 and 2010.

Prior to this he worked with CISL’s predecessor organisation to refocus its work on sustainability, drawing on a background in conservation and development with the UN and others in India, Kenya, Lebanon, Bahamas, Guyana and Uganda.

 

Jill Duggan, Director of Policy; Director of The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group

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Jill's team runs a number of collaborative business, policy and climate change initiatives including providing secretariat for the Corporate Leaders Group and Pacific Alliance Green Growth Platforms.

Jill has been a Senior Associate of CISL for two years and has extensive experience of international climate and energy policy from both government and industry perspectives. Jill has been deeply involved in the development of climate policy in the UK and Europe as well as working extensively in the United States and Canada. She was previously Director of Policy for Doosan Babcock before running her own consultancy, Carbon Policy Associates.

 

Andrew Voysey, Director, Sustainable Finance

Andrew VoyseyAndrew has led the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership's work with investors, banks, insurers and their regulators for nearly a decade since the global financial crisis.

Andrew's team now convenes over 50 financial institutions from across five continents, developing strategies for collective action that will better align the financial system with the needs of a more equitable and environmentally sustainable economy. Andrew is also an Academic Visitor at the Bank of England. 

 

Eliot Whittington, Programme Director, Policy

Eliot Whittington

Eliot leads a body of work to support business and policy action on climate change. He is the Deputy Director of The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group which brings together businesses to work towards a step change in policy and action on climate change.

Eliot has over 15 years’ experience in working to unlock systemic change, including providing policy analysis around climate action for Save the Children and Christian Aid, leading Christian Aid’s UK lobbying work with ministers, parliamentarians and political parties, and working on mobilising grassroots campaigning in locations from Addis Ababa to Birmingham.


The team

Natalia Agüeros-Macario, Programme Manager

Natalia Agüeros-Macario, Programme Manager

  • Natalia joined the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership’s EU office in December 2016. She manages international climate policy activities in the Green Growth Platform and The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group. Her background includes multilateral science co-operation and interdisciplinary environmental research practice and policy development.

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Dr Annela  Anger-Kraavi, Senior Research Associate

Dr Annela Anger-Kraavi, Senior Research Associate

  • Annela is a macroeconomist who enjoys working closely with industry, policymakers and environmental campaigners as well as with scientists from other disciplines.

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Dr Gemma Cranston, Acting Director, Natural Resource Security Portfolio

Dr Gemma Cranston, Acting Director, Natural Resource Security Portfolio

  • Gemma works within the Natural Capital Leaders Platform, bringing together influential companies with a global reach to address their dependencies and impacts on natural capital and enable companies to translate this into a tangible business context.

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Dr Martina Di Fonzo, Postdoctoral researcher

Dr Martina Di Fonzo, Postdoctoral researcher

  • Martina is working within the Natural Capital Leaders Platform and in collaboration with the University of Cambridge Conservation Research Institute to develop standardised metrics for understanding businesses’ impacts and dependencies on natural resources.

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Dr Tom Herbstein, Programme Manager

Dr Tom Herbstein, Programme Manager

  • Tom specialises in finance and environmental change. He currently manages the ClimateWise initiative in the Sustainable Finance team. ClimateWise is a collaborative partnership co-ordinating the response to environmental change by the global insurance industry.

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Tamara Inkster-Draper, Project Manager

Tamara Inkster-Draper, Project Manager

  • Tamara joined the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) in August 2014 in the Business Platforms team. Her work primarily supports the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership’s international initiatives including The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group and its Climate Communiqués, and the Corporate Leaders Network for Climate Action.

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Serena Liuni, Project Co-ordinator

Serena Liuni, Project Co-ordinator

  • Serena joined the the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership policy team in September 2012.

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Laura Newman, Project Manager

Laura Newman, Project Manager

  • Laura is a Project Manager in the Sustainable Finance team.

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Amy  Nicholass, Project Manager

Amy Nicholass, Project Manager

  • Amy has joined us as a Project Manager in the Sustainable Finance team.

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John Pharoah, Project Manager

John Pharoah, Project Manager

  • John works on the Natural Capital Leaders Platform which convenes global companies wishing to better understand and manage their impacts and dependencies on natural capital. This currently includes research on the interconnected declines in quantity and quality of soil, water and biodiversity, at the landscape level.

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Fiona Riggall, Senior Project Manager

Fiona Riggall, Senior Project Manager

  • Fiona manages a range of projects and platforms in the policy and climate portfolio, predominately The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group.

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Annabelle  Roblin, Project Co-ordinator

Annabelle Roblin, Project Co-ordinator

  • Annabelle joined the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership policy team in April 2016.

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Clarisse Simonek, Senior Programme Manager

Clarisse Simonek, Senior Programme Manager

  • Clarisse is a Senior Programme Manager in the Investment Leaders Group, Sustainable Finance team.

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Tamara Slater, Project Manager

Tamara Slater, Project Manager

  • Tamara joined the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) in November 2014 as a Project Manager in the Sustainable Finance team.

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Helen Spence-Jackson, Senior Programme Manager

Helen Spence-Jackson, Senior Programme Manager

  • Helen joined the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership’s EU office in April 2012. She manages the Green Growth Platform and The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group. Her background is in EU affairs, local and regional government policy, climate change and sustainability issues.

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Anais Vastersaegher, Project Manager

Anais Vastersaegher, Project Manager

  • Anaïs joined the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) in March 2014 as PA to the Director of the EU Office.

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Thomas Verhagen, Senior Programme Manager

Thomas Verhagen, Senior Programme Manager

  • Thomas joined CISL in 2015 as Senior Programme Manager, Banking Environment Initiative in the Sustainable Finance team.

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David Webb, Programme Manager

David Webb, Programme Manager

  • David joined CISL in 2015 as Programme Manager in the climate and policy team.

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