As the future leader of a forward-thinking international finance centre, you have the power to help create a brighter and sustainable future for Jersey.

The live-streamed Future Connect event, entitled ‘Sustainably Speaking’, took place on Friday 9 April.

At this event, you can learn more about our Government’s response to our climate emergency, its sustainable transport policy and hear the discussion about how we can all be part of Jersey’s sustainable solution!

For any questions, please contact the events team.

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12.30 pm


  • David Postlethwaite, Strategic Projects Manager, Jersey Finance

What is our Government’s response to the climate emergency?

  • Louisa Phillips, Senior Policy Officer – Sustainable Transport, Government of Jersey
  • Jodie Le Marquand, Assistant Policy Officer – Sustainability, Government of Jersey
12.40 pm
1.10 pm

Have your say about our sustainable future!


Event ends

1.30 pm

David Postlethwaite › Sustainable Finance Lead, Jersey Finance
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As Sustainable Finance Lead, David helps Jersey to achieve its ambitions as a leading centre for sustainable finance. Prior to this David worked as a lawyer in London, Paris and Jersey.

David’s current role sits within the Strategy & Research team, which works with partners in industry, Government and the regulator to support the development of innovative thinking that fosters growth and resilience within the finance sector.

David has helped to build and deploy Jersey For Good – A Sustainable Future, a strategy developed in collaboration with our members, key external stakeholders and leading ESG experts. Focused on reinforcing Jersey’s capacity and credentials for sustainable finance, this puts the Island on an ambitious course that is aligned with the wider transition to a sustainable economy.

Before moving to Jersey in 2015, David worked as a Banking & Finance lawyer in London, Paris and Jersey, having qualified at international law firm Hogan Lovells. In 2021, he completed the University of Cambridge’s Sustainable Finance course, through the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL).


Louisa Phillips

Louisa Phillips Senior Policy Officer – Sustainable Transport, Government of Jersey

Louisa joined the Government of Jersey in December 2020 to take forward the sustainable transport policy. She started her career with Highways England (Previously Highways Agency) developing strategic policy in road safety of the motorways and major trunk roads in England, more recently through implementation of the Safe System Approach. Louisa is also a professional project manager, with experience across both technical and research transport projects and policy. In her current role she will be providing strategic advice on all aspects of sustainable transport whilst managing a programme of policy development to support development of active travel, bus service, parking and Mobility as a service on the Island.

Jodie Le Marquand

Jodie Le Marquand Assistant Policy Officer – Sustainability, Government of Jersey

Jodie graduated with a BSc in ‘Ecology & Environment’ from the University of Sussex in 2016. Then, after volunteering for several conservation projects, she began a career in environmental policy. Jodie joined the Government Sustainability & Foresight team in October 2020 just in time to assist with Jersey’s Climate conversation and the citizens’ assembly. Following on from this, she will be part of the team developing the carbon neutral roadmap. Before starting this role, Jodie was working in London for a campaigning charity, Wildlife & Countryside Link. In this role as ‘Information & Policy Coordinator’, Jodie was responsible for bringing together subject expert across the 50+ environmental and animal welfare organisations to coordinate campaigns, policy responses and reports.