Advisory Board

Our advisory board is composed of leading experts from industry and academia.

Alberta Di Giuli

Professor of Finance and Dean of Turin Campus, ESCP Europe; Research member at the European Corporate Governance Institute

Prof. Di Giuli’s research focuses on ESG, Climate Finance, Corporate Governance, Media Coverage, and Political Connections. Her papers have been published in leading finance journals such as the Journal of Financial Economics and the Journal of Financial Intermediation.

Ralph De Haas

Adjunct Professor of Finance at KU Leuven; Director of Research at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development; CEPR Research Fellow

Prof. De Haas’s research lies at the intersection of empirical banking and development economics. His research interests include firms’ and households’ access to financial services; the stability aspects of global banking; finance and green growth; and the role of gender in the economy. His research has been published in leading finance journals such as Journal of Financial Economics; Review of Financial Studies; Management Science among others.

Philipp Krüger 

Professor of Finance at University of Geneva (GSEM, GFRI); Senior Chair at the Swiss Finance Institute; Research Member at the ECGI; Co-Director, Master of Science in Wealth Management

Prof. Krüger’s research interests are in corporate, sustainable, and behavioral finance. His research has been published in all three major academic Finance journals. He received a number of awards for his outstanding research in the field of sustainable finance including the Moskowitz Prize in 2015, the Best Quantitative Paper Prize at the Principles for Responsible Investment Academic Network Conference in 2017 and the ICPM Climate Change Research Award in 2018. He also serves on the board of experts for Inrate AG, Zurich.

Lorna Logan

Senior Investment Analyst & Co-Portfolio Manager, Stewart Investors 

Ms Logan is Co-Portfolio Manager of the European Sustainability strategy at Stewart Investors since July 2017. Her investment strategy targets companies with robust and competitive franchises, exceptional talent, unique cultures, and resilient financials, while creating social impact. Lorna holds a Masters in Sustainability Leadership from the University of Cambridge and a BA (Hons) in Business and Psychology from the University of Strathclyde.

Roni Michaely

Professor of Finance and Entrepreneurship at The University of Hong Kong; Founder & Executive Director, HKU-TLV Innovation Hub

Prof. Michaely’s current research focuses on how frictions in capital markets affect managers’ corporate decisions and new product developments; with a particular focus on corporate payout policy, the effect of competition in firms’ behavior, and on the impact of Fintech on capital market efficiency. With a large of number of high-impact publications in top finance journals, he was recently recognised as one of the most prolific researchers in finance with over 25,000 citations.

Graeme Pitkethly

Prior Chief Financial Officer of Unilever plc; Prior Vice-Chair of the Financial Stability Board Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures; Non-executive director of Pearson Plc

Mr Pitkethly was Chief Financial Officer and a Board member of Unilever plc until December 2023. He also held a number of senior financial and commercial roles within Unilever for more than two decades. He was the Vice-Chair of the Financial Stability Board Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures, which was created to develop consistent climate-related financial risk disclosures for use by companies, banks, and investors. He currently is non-executive director of Pearson Plc.

Ben Taylor

EY Global Strategy and Markets Leader, Climate Change and Sustainability Services

Mr. Taylor brings a wealth of expertise in finance, technology, and sustainability to the table, focusing on strategic planning for large global organizations, notably in the Energy and Telecoms sectors. He spearheaded the global expansion and growth of EY's $500 million climate change and sustainability business. He has worked with clients and led EY businesses in ESG, Risk Management, Finance, Technology and Data Consulting. He is also an Advisor to Cambridge Judge Business School's Masters of Accounting programme.

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