Simon ConnellHead, Sustainability Strategy at Standard Chartered
Simon is Head of Sustainability Strategy at Standard Chartered. In this role he leads the Bank’s external engagement and co-ordinates internal action on sustainability across the organisation with a specific focus on climate change and human rights.
Simon has over a decade’s experience in helping banks understand and manage environmental and social risks and opportunities presented by their client portfolios, holds a BSc in Politics with Economics and is a qualified Corporate Treasurer and Management Accountant. He is Chair of the University of Cambridge’s Banking Environment Initiative, and a member of the European Banking Federation’s ESG Taskforce.