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IMpower incorporating FundForum
27-28 June 2023
The Grimaldi ForumMonte Carlo, Monaco

Michael Ridley
Director, Responsible Investment, Senior Responsible Investment Specialist | Sustainable Finance Strategy at HSBC Global Asset Management


Michael is a Director and Senior Responsible Investment Specialist at HSBC Asset Management where he leads on green bonds, sustainable infrastructure and biodiversity. Prior to HSBC AM, Michael was Global Head of ESG Fixed Income Research at HSBC from 2015 to 2020 where he led research on green bonds and ESG integration. Michael was twice voted no. 2 green bond analyst in the Euromoney global fixed income research poll. Michael has previously held senior credit research roles for Citigroup and for Mizuho International, covering the utility, energy and mining sectors. He has also worked as a consultant to the UK’s Carbon Trust and the German government development agency GiZ. Michael holds a PhD in Environmental Economics from University College London and Masters degrees from Yale University and the London School of Economics. Michael is a published author on sustainable finance and has lectured on this topic at the Cambridge University Judge Business school.

Agenda Sessions

  • Natural capital and biodiversity: Why Natural Capital accounting is set to dominate corporates minds and investors portfolio in the future