Undergraduate degree in Geography, Oxford University; postgraduate studies in Management, Economics and Politics, St Andrews University, and in Agricultural Economics, The School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS). 2002, became a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA). Formerly: on the Climate and Energy desk, Liquid Capital Securities; over a decade working in finance, UBS and Deutsche Bank, London, in structuring, risk management and advisory roles in the Currency and Commodities division; worked on sustainable finance for WWF's Forest & Climate Initiative, Hong Kong. 2012, joined UNEP Finance Initiative, Geneva. Leads work on REDD+ and sustainable land use.