Speakers

David Harris
Group Head, Sustainable Business, London Stock Exchange Group & Head of Sustainable Investment
FTSE Russell

David is responsible for sustainability and green finance integration into services across London Stock Exchange Group. David is also Head of Sustainable Investment at FTSE Russell which includes oversight across ESG Ratings, FTSE4Good, Green Revenues, and FTSE Environmental Markets. ‎ He has held industry positions, including Vice-Chair of UKSIF, serving on Advisory Committees for the PRI and EuroSIF, City of London’s Green Finance Initiative and Chaired the UN Sustainable Stock Exchange's Working Group developing Model ESG Reporting Guidance. He was also a member of the European Commission High Level Expert Group (HLEG) on Sustainable Finance, whose recommendations formed the basis of the EC Action Plan on Sustainable Finance, is a member of the UK’s PRA-FCA Climate Financial Risk Forum, and contributed to the UK Green Finance Taskforce. His academic associations include being a member of the Global Advisory Council for Oxford University’s Sustainable Finance Programme, and giving guest lectures including at Henley, Cass, Nottingham, Bocconi and LBS. David has worked in sustainable investment for almost 20 years. His career started with ADL’s Environment & Risk Practice, and with PwC's climate change consulting business.