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.

Speakers

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).

 

Rochelle Pastana Ribeiro Pasiani

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

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.