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

Introduction

  • David Postlethwaite, Strategic Projects Manager, Jersey Finance
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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
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Have your say about our sustainable future!

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David joined Jersey Finance in December 2017. Prior to this David worked as a transactional lawyer in London, Paris and Jersey. He has also worked for a Jersey trust company, assisting with the management, support and development of the Corporate team.

David was admitted as an English Solicitor in 2009. Between 2010 and 2015 he was also admitted to the Paris Bar as an Avocat.

Before moving to Jersey, David worked for Hogan Lovells in the firm’s International Debt Capital Markets team in Paris. His practice focused on automotive securitisation, structured finance and banking transactions. He advised leading French and UK financial institutions as well as corporates on pan-European finance deals. David also spent time on secondment to several high-profile clients.

David’s role at Jersey Finance is to assist with the development and delivery of new financial services legislation, supporting the consultation process and performing strategic research into legislative and regulatory issues.

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.