People

Meet the people behind the Transition Plan Taskforce

Steering Group

Oversight of the TPT with high-level representatives from companies, financial institutions, regulators, policymakers, and civil society. The Steering Group has two co-chairs: a private sector CEO and a UK Government Minister.

Co-Chair: Amanda Blanc, Group Chief Executive Officer, Aviva , Transition Task Force.

Co-Chair: Amanda Blanc

Group Chief Executive Officer

Aviva 

Co-Chair: John Glen Economic Secretary to the Treasury, HM Treasury, transition plan taskforce.

Co-Chair: John Glen

Economic Secretary to the Treasury

HM Treasury

Sarah Breeden (Observer), Executive Director for Financial Stability, Bank of England, transition plan taskforce.

Sarah Breeden (Observer)

Executive Director for Financial Stability

Bank of England

Duncan Clark, Head of UK Region, Ørsted, transition plan taskforce.

Duncan Clark

Head of UK Region

Ørsted

Mark Fawcett, Chief Investment Officer, National Employment Savings Trust, transition plan taskforce.

Mark Fawcett

Chief Investment Officer

National Employment Savings Trust

Michael Izza, Chief Executive Officer, ICAEW, transition plan taskforce.

Michael Izza

Chief Executive Officer

ICAEW

Graeme Pitkethly, Chief Financial Officer, Unilever, transition plan taskforce.

Graeme Pitkethly

Chief Financial Officer

Unilever

Alison Rose, Chief Executive Officer, Natwest, Transition Task Force.

Alison Rose

Chief Executive Officer

Natwest

Sacha Sadan, ESG Director, FCA, transition plan taskforce.

Sacha Sadan

ESG Director

FCA

Michelle Scrimgeour, Chief Executive Officer, LGIM, transition plan taskforce.

Michelle Scrimgeour

Chief Executive Officer

LGIM

David Schwimmer, Chief Executive Officer, LSEG, Transition Task Force.

David Schwimmer

Chief Executive Officer

LSEG

Mary Schapiro, Vice Chair, GFANZ, transition plan taskforce.

Mary Schapiro

Vice Chair

GFANZ

Tanya Steele, Chief Executive Officer, WWF UK, transition plan taskforce.

Tanya Steele

Chief Executive Officer

WWF UK

Mardi McBrien, Managing Director, ISSB, transition plan taskforce.

Mardi McBrien

Managing Director

ISSB

Delivery Group

A group of experts who are leading and contributing to TPT workstreams. They include representatives from companies, financial institutions, regulators, policymakers, civil society, and academia.

Patrick Arber, Head of International Government Engagement, Aviva, transition plan taskforce.

Patrick Arber

Head of International Government Engagement

Aviva

Julie Baddeley, Chair, Chapter Zero, transition plan taskforce.

Julie Baddeley

Chair

Chapter Zero

Thomas Ball, Head of Business Advocacy, WWF UK, transition plan taskforce.

Thomas Ball

Head of Business Advocacy

WWF UK

Clara Barby

Senior Partner

Just Climate

Nicolette Bartlett, Chief Impact Officer, CDP, transition plan taskforce.

Nicolette Bartlett

Chief Impact Officer

CDP

Richard Crossick, Head of Public Affairs, Ørsted UK, transition plan taskforce.

Richard Crossick

Head of Public Affairs

Ørsted UK

James Close, Head of Climate Change, NatWest, transition plan taskforce.

James Close

Head of Climate Change

NatWest

Sarah Gordon, Chief Executive Officer, Impact Investing Institute, transition plan taskforce.

Sarah Gordon

Chief Executive Officer

Impact Investing Institute

David Harris, Group Head of Sustainable Business, LSEG, transition plan taskforce.

David Harris

Group Head of Sustainable Business

LSEG

Vanessa Harvard-Williams, Global Head of Environment & Climate Change, Linklaters, transition plan taskforce.

Vanessa Harvard-Williams

Global Head of Environment & Climate Change

Linklaters

Ingrid Holmes, Executive Director, Green Finance Institute, transition plan taskforce.

Ingrid Holmes

Executive Director

Green Finance Institute

Catherine Howarth, Chief Executive Officer, ShareAction, transition plan taskforce.

Catherine Howarth

Chief Executive Officer

ShareAction

Amy Jenkins

Deputy Director, Net Zero Strategy Directorate

BEIS

Tim Lord, Head of Climate Change, The Phoenix Group, transition plan taskforce.

Tim Lord

Head of Climate Change

The Phoenix Group

Katharine Lindmeier, Senior Responsible Investment Manager, National Employment Savings Trust, transition plan taskforce.

Katharine Lindmeier

Senior Responsible Investment Manager

National Employment Savings Trust

Thomas Lingard, Global Sustainability Director, Unilever, transition plan taskforce.

Thomas Lingard

Global Sustainability Director

Unilever

Mark Manning, Technical Specialist, FCA, transition plan taskforce.

Mark Manning

Technical Specialist

FCA

Adam Matthews, Chief Responsible Investment Officer, Church of England Pensions Board, transition plan taskforce.

Adam Matthews

Chief Responsible Investment Officer

Church of England Pensions Board

Sean de Montfort, Technical Specialist, FCA, transition plan taskforce.

Sean de Montfort

Technical Specialist

FCA

Nick Molho, Chief Executive Director, Aldersgate Group, transition plan taskforce.

Nick Molho

Chief Executive Director

Aldersgate Group

Alexander Nick

Director, Climate Action

WBCSD

Tim Rawlings, Co-Head of the Climate Hub, Bank of England., transition plan taskforce.

Tim Rawlings

Co-Head of the Climate Hub

Bank of England

Tony Rooke, Executive Director for Real Economy Transition Planning and Sectoral Pathways, GFANZ, transition plan taskforce.

Tony Rooke

Executive Director for Real Economy Transition Planning and Sectoral Pathways

GFANZ

Nick Robins, Professor of Practice, London School of Economics, transition plan taskforce.

Nick Robins

Professor of Practice

London School of Economics

Matt Scott Senior Director, Climate Resilience Hub, Willis Towers Watson, transition plan taskforce.

Matt Scott

Senior Director

Climate Resilience Hub, 

Willis Towers Watson

Richard Spencer, Director of Sustainability, ICAEW, transition plan taskforce.

Richard Spencer

Director of Sustainability

ICAEW

Nick Stansbury, Head of Climate Solutions, LGIM, transition plan taskforce.

Nick Stansbury

Head of Climate Solutions

LGIM

Sally Springer, Senior Policy Advisor, Investment Association, transition plan taskforce.

Sally Springer

Senior Policy Advisor

Investment Association

Chris Stark, Chief Executive Officer, Climate Change Committee, transition plan taskforce.

Chris Stark

Chief Executive Officer

Climate Change Committee

James Vaccaro, Executive Director, Climate Safe Lending Network, transition plan taskforce.

James Vaccaro

Executive Director

Climate Safe Lending Network

Faith Ward, Chair, IIGCC, transition plan taskforce.

Faith Ward

Chair

IIGCC

Helen Wildsmith, Stewardship Director, Climate Change, CCLA, transition plan taskforce.

Helen Wildsmith

Stewardship Director, Climate Change

CCLA

Secretariat

The Secretariat to the TPT is provided by the UK Centre for Greening Finance and Investment (CGFI) and E3G, with funding from philanthropy. The Secretariat Co-Heads are Dr Ben Caldecott and Kate Levick. The Secretariat Team Leader is Jacques Morris and the Secretariat Technical Lead is Dr Gireesh Shrimali.

Dr Ben Caldecott, Director and Principal Investigator, CGFI, transition plan taskforce.

Dr Ben Caldecott

Director and Principal Investigator

CGFI

Kate Levick, Associate Director – Sustainable Finance, E3G, transition plan taskforce.

Kate Levick

Associate Director – Sustainable Finance

E3G

Jacques Morris, Secretariat Team Leader and Head of Policy, CGFI, transition plan taskforce.

Jacques Morris

Secretariat Team Leader and Head of Policy

CGFI

Dr Gireesh Shrimali, Secretariat Technical Lead, CGFI, transition plan taskforce.

Dr Gireesh Shrimali

Secretariat Technical Lead

CGFI

Riona Bowhay, Senior Associate, E3G, transition plan taskforce.

Riona Bowhay

Senior Associate

E3G

Ben Gilbey, Senior Researcher, E3G, transition plan taskforce.

Ben Gilbey

Senior Researcher

E3G

Ira Poensgen, Research Assistant, CGFI, transition plan taskforce.

Ira Poensgen

Research Assistant

CGFI

José Reséndiz Garcia, Research Assistant and DPhil Student, CGFI, transition plan taskforce.

José Reséndiz Garcia

Research Assistant and DPhil Student

CGFI