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1 March 2022

Neil Brown
Chief Risk Officer at Earth Capital


Neil is responsible for risk, compliance and operations at Earth Capital (EC). He is also Chair of the Investment Committee.
Established in 2008, Earth Capital is part of Earth Capital Holdings, a global private equity investment group with $1.7bn AUM. The company’s mission is to raise and deploy capital into sustainable technology businesses focused across the themes of energy, food and water.

Neil has over 35 years’ experience as a trader, broker, management consultant and asset management risk manager. He has previously worked at James Capel & Co, Hoare Govett, Lloyds Bank, HSBC and Credit Suisse. Prior to EC, Neil was Global Head of Risk Management for Credit Suisse Asset Management (CSAM), which had assets under management of US$335 billion when he left. At CSAM he established their independent risk function, sat on the Credit Suisse Group Risk Committee and was a trustee director of the Credit Suisse UK pension schemes. Previously to Credit Suisse, Neil was Global Head of Risk Management at HSBC Asset Management, where he established an independent risk function for that business.

Neil is a Chartered Fellow of the CISI. For the past fifteen years he has chaired the CISI diploma panel for the Financial Derivatives paper and chairs the CISI Bond Forum. He graduated from UCL with a degree in Economics.

Agenda Sessions

  • Investor expectations around climate-related disclosures