Director, Head of Business Development EMEA (Financial Institutions)
Chris Perceval is Director, Head of Business Development EMEA (Financial Institutions) at Trucost, part of S&P Global. Chris is a sustainable development expert working at the intersections of climate change, natural capital, business and finance. He has been involved in several agenda-shaping initiatives at a global level – he was involved in the UN process to establish data and metrics for measuring progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), has supported development a mandatory carbon market for the global aviation industry, helped to establish the WBCSD-led Action 2020 platform, and played a central role in the design of the World Resources Institute’s Global Strategy. He has also worked on developing financing mechanisms to protect ecosystems and increase water security. Chris has worked with senior leaders at Goldman Sachs, Bloomberg, GE, Shell, IKEA and many others to develop ESG research that creates opportunities for strategic investment. Prior to Trucost, Chris was an Industry Director at South Pole Group and for several years was Director of Corporate Relations at WRI. Chris holds an MSc from Oxford University’s Said Business School and BSc in Natural Sciences from Durham University.