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Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL)

In his role as Senior Advisor within the Bank of England, Michael Sheren provided counsel and independent challenge to senior BoE Management on critical risk, governance and operational matters within the financial markets. Michael has been one of the Banks leaders in the area of climate risk in the financial system.  As part of his climate work, he Co-Chaired the G20 Sustainable Finance Study Group with China, is a UK delegate to the NGFS and a contributor to the digital green bond work within the Innovation Hub of the Bank of International Settlements. Michael was also a co-founder of the BoE's Fintech Accelerator.

Michael is actively involved in the global greentech and greenfintech sectors.  He sits on the board or mentors C-Suite leaders within firms advancing sustainable technology. Michael is passionate in the belief technology can enable the real economy and financial markets to transition to a more sustainable world at pace and scale.

Prior to his work in the public sector, Michael spent over twenty-five years in the debt capital markets where he specialised in the structuring, distribution and trading of PE, CRE and structured debt for major global financial institutions in New York and London. Michael holds Master’s degrees from Harvard, The London School of Economics and New York University and a BA from the George Washington University.

Michael is Vice-chair of the Banking Environment Initiative.

Michael Sheren
Fellow of the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership, Vice-chair of the Banking Environment Initiative