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Dr Simon Zadek

Chair, Finance for Biodiversity Initiative

Dr Zadek is Chair of Finance for Biodiversity and Advisor to the Task Force on Nature Related Financial Disclosure. He led the UN Secretary General’s Task Force on Digital Financing of the SDGs, was Finance Advisor in the Executive Office of the UN Secretary-General, and led the G20 green finance secretariat under the Chinese, German and Argentinian Presidencies. He was on the International Advisory Board of Generation Investment Management, had advisory roles at the World Economic Forum, was CEO of AccountAbility, Visiting Professor at the Singapore Management University, and a senior fellow at Tsinghua School of Economics and Management and Harvard`s Kennedy School of Government. He has advised corporations, governments and multi-stakeholder initiatives, and published extensively, including the award-winning book, The Civil Corporation.