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RiskMinds International
18 - 21 November 2024
InterContinental O2London

Elree Winnett Seelig
Managing Director, Global Head of ESG at Citi


Elree Winnett Seelig is a Managing Director and Global Head of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) for Citi’s Markets business. Elree, who has worked at Citi for ten years, was previously Head of Strategy for Commodities at Citi. Prior to joining Citi, Elree was Head of Energy Client Management for Commodities at BNP Paribas, and also worked in Natural Resources Investment Banking at Lehman Brothers and Utility Project Finance at NationsBank (now Bank of America). In the middle of her career, she spent 10 years working in conservation and community development in southern Africa and consulting for venture capital firms investing in renewable energy.

Elree regularly speaks to the largest asset managers, asset owners, corporates, industry bodies, regulators, and journalists on ESG, climate and biodiversity risk integration and energy transition, including voluntary carbon markets and assets re-pricing. She is a Fellow of the Linnean Society, the world's oldest society dedicated to the study and dissemination of information concerning natural history, evolution, and taxonomy. In 2022 she was also a Turner Fellow at the Cambridge Conservation Initiative, a collaboration that brings together the University of Cambridge with ten leading conservation organisations to help transform the global understanding and conservation of biodiversity.

Agenda Sessions

  • Closing the Gap: What are the associated risks of sustainable finance in emerging markets?