Jersey Finance is delighted to invite you to our ‘Sustainable Finance Community of Interest Group’ taking place on Wednesday 6 July 2022 between 12.30 pm – 2.00 pm (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. Our external guest India Hamilton will give an introductory talk on the subject of sustainable food systems and regenerative economics.
If you have any questions, please contact a member of the events team.
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).
India Hamilton Co-founder, SCOOP
Co-founder of SCOOP, The Sustainable Food Cooperative, working to support marginalised, ecologically focused farming. She is a Cordon Bleu trained chef and has an MA in Food and Development from the Institute of Development Studies. She was a director of an award-winning catering and social arts organisation working on food centred community regeneration and future food projects. She went onto consult on an award winning regenerative food systems business in Hyderabad, India. She is currently working on her PhD at the University of Glasgow focusing on dynamics within food systems as the Adam Smith Business School Scholar. She has recently co-founded the community group, Jersey Food Systems Lab and is part of a collaboration between Northstar Transition and Global Soil Health Programme in Scotland. She is a NED for Really Regenerative Centre. She is an author for QUOTA.media.