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Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL)


Michael played a key role in Westpac’s Climate Change Action Plan, which includes using scenario analysis to set ambitious long-term targets for financing climate change solutions as well as tightening Westpac’s lending criteria to carbon-intensive sectors.

With a background in project finance, Michael has also held various senior sustainability roles at PwC, Insurance Australia Group and the World Economic Forum. Michael is a Chartered Account and also holds a Masters in Sustainability Leadership from the University of Cambridge.

 Michael   Chen
Michael is responsible for Westpac Institutional Banks’s approach to sustainable finance and ESG risk management.