CEO and Founder, Climate Strategy & Partners
Peter Sweatman is the Chief Executive of Climate Strategy & Partners (@ClimateSt and www.climatestrategy.com), a strategic consulting group in Clean Energy, Clean Technology, Energy Efficiency and Climate Change Strategies, counting among its clients some of Iberia’s largest firms and among its partners Bloomberg New Energy Finance and S&P/Trucost. Peter is also Chairman of Energy Efficiency Capital Advisors (www.eecapadvisors.com) an expert solution provider to firms looking for a one-stop shop to structure and finance energy savings. For 5 years directly prior to this, Peter was Managing Director responsible for Iberia and Latin America for Bunge-Climate Change Capital that was one of the world’s leading specialist fund manager and advisors in the low carbon economy. Peter holds an MA Cantab degree in Engineering and Management Studies from Cambridge University. In 1991, he joined JPMorgan in Corporate Finance where he spent 9 years responsible for client business, mainly in debt capital markets, for Spain, Portugal, Austria and Switzerland based in London and then for Mexico and other Latin American countries from New York. In the year 2000, Peter became a social entrepreneur to found three successful and high impact NGOs: Technology Trust (www.ctt.org), New Philanthropy Capital (www.philanthropycapital.org) and Catalyst Climate Change Trust. Peter has published eleven white papers and given over 275 public lectures and conferences on the transition to a low carbon economy. Peter is a founder advisor to the Climate Bond Initiative, an active member of the Ashoka Support Network, a member of the Network for Sustainable Financial Markets, advisor to the Climate Lab, rapporteur for EEFIG and G20’s EEFTG, member of the steering committee of the Global Alliance for Energy Productivity, Build-Upon and the Investor Confidence Project Europe and lecturer at IIT-Comillas university, IE University IMBA programme and European University Institute. Peter regularly presents at public forum on the economics, finance, markets and regulatory matters pertaining to climate change, clean energy and energy efficiency – full list available.
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