Jersey Finance is delighted to invite you to our ‘Sustainable Finance Community of Interest Group’ taking place on Wednesday 26 January 2022 between 9.30 am – 10.30 am (GMT) via Microsoft Teams.
At this event you will hear updates about the sector and Jersey Finance’s plans for 2022 from David Postlethwaite, our Sustainable Finance Lead. This will be followed by a discussion on global standards and best practice in relation to the fight against laundering of environmental crime, with expert speakers on this important topic.
If you have any questions, please contact a member of the events team.
David joined Jersey Finance in December 2017. As Sustainable Finance Lead, he 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 at Jersey Finance, which supports the development of strategic thinking to foster growth and resilience within Jersey’s financial services sector. Working closely with our industry members, he provides insights and thought leadership that enhance the sector’s ability to respond to emerging trends and opportunities.
As Jersey Finance’s lead on sustainable finance, David is now helping to build and deploy a new strategy for Jersey, developed in collaboration with industry, key external stakeholders and leading ESG experts. Focused on reinforcing Jersey’s capacity and credentials for sustainable finance, this strategy puts the Island on an ambitious course to a position of leadership as a sustainable international finance centre.
Before moving to Jersey, David worked for Hogan Lovells in the firm’s International Debt Capital Markets team in Paris. His practice focused on securitisation, structured finance and banking transactions, advising leading French and UK financial institutions as well as corporates on pan-European deals. On moving to Jersey, he worked as a Senior Associate with a leading Jersey law firm, before gaining experience as an Associate Director within the Corporate team at a Jersey trust company.
David qualified as an English Solicitor in 2009 and was admitted to the Paris Bar as an Avocat in 2010 (currently non-practising / omis du tableau). He holds an LLB in English and French law from the University of Kent and a French law degree from the University of Bordeaux. In 2021, David completed the University of Cambridge’s Sustainable Finance course, delivered by the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL).
Rochelle Pastana Ribeiro Pasiani General-Coordinator of Financial Intelligence, Council for Financial Activities Control (COAF- BRAZIL)
LLM Advanced in Public International Law at Leiden University. Former General Coordinator responsible for the Executive Secretariat of National Strategy Against Corruption and Money Laundering at the Ministry of Justice.
John Edward Conway Head of Financial Crime Compliance Framework & Policies, Banco Santander
J. Edward Conway is the Global Head of Financial Crime Compliance Framework & Policies for Banco Santander. He is also the Chair of the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) Private Sector Dialogue on the Financial Disruption of Forestry Crime. Prior to working in the private sector, Mr. Conway worked for the US Department of Defense. He is the author of Counterterrorism and Threat Finance Analysis During Wartime (2015) and A Less Vivid Future (2017). Mr. Conway regularly works with the UNODC, training financial intelligence units and related government agencies in the Americas, East and West Africa, the Middle East, and Southeast Asia, and he has worked directly in Colombia and Indonesia on the financial disruption of forestry crime. He has a PhD in International Relations from the University of St Andrews in Scotland.