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Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL)


Dr Nina Seega, Research Director for Sustainable Finance

Nina SeegaDr Nina Seega is a Research Director for Sustainable Finance at the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL). She is an expert in the use of risk management tools to address environmental sources of risk in the financial sector. Since 2016 she has co-led the CISL team serving as Knowledge Partner for the risk analysis track of the G20 Green Finance Study Group. Previously, Nina was the Head of the London Traded Products Desk for Dresdner Kleinwort, where she was responsible for credit risk management of traded products.





Sid Miller, Programme Director for ClimateWise

Sid is Programme Director for ClimateWise. He was previously Chief Executive of the New Zealand Earthquake Commission dealing with the recovery from the catastrophic Canterbury and Kaikoura Earthquakes. He led the implementation of a world leading public-private partnership insurance model to ensure that New Zealand has the resilience, risk transfer, readiness and recovery capability to deal with future natural hazard events. In recognition for his work, he was jointly awarded the 2021 ANZIIF New Zealand Insurance Leader of the Year.





The team

Sara Taaffe
Senior Project Manager
Iftekhar Ahmed
Senior Project Manager
Senior Project Manager
Stephane Rad
Project Coordinator
Natalie Thompson
Project Manager
Emily Hamm
Project Co-ordinator
Laura Deltenre
Senior Project Manager, ClimateWise
 Colette  Bassford
Senior Project Manger
Grant Rudgley
Programme Manager, Sustainable Finance