Session Speaker

Sean Kidney


Sean Kidney

Biography

Sean Kidney is CEO of the Climate Bonds Initiative, an investor-focused NGO based in London. The initiative works to mobilize debt capital markets to fund a rapid, global transition to a low-carbon, climate-resilient economy. Projects include a green bonds definitions and certification scheme with investors representing US$22 trillion on its board and some 50 organizations involved in its development and governance structure, helping organize a green bonds workstream for the UN Secretary-General’s Climate Summit, and working with the Chinese Government’s State Council on how to grow green bonds in China. Kidney was previously marketing advisor to a number of the largest Australian pension funds.

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