Associate Director (Green Economy & Climate Action), European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
Policy Fellow Alumnus, Centre for Science and Policy
As Associate Director (Green Economy & Climate Action), Craig developed, launched and expanded EBRD’s climate resilience investment business model, building up a portfolio of more than 200 climate resilience investments with a business volume exceeding EUR 5 billion.
Previously Craig was Senior Manager (Climate Change Adaptation) EBRD working on mainstreaming climate resilience into EBRD’s investment operations in Central and Eastern Europe, Central Asia, the Caucasus, Turkey and the Southern & Eastern Mediterranean.
Craig has a particular interest in climate change impacts on emerging economies and in the integration of climate resilience into investment planning across a range of sectors (infrastructure, water, power and energy, manufacturing and financial services). He is also actively involved in a number of international climate finance mechanisms such as the Climate Investment Funds and the Global Environment Facility.
He joined EBRD in 2006 having previously worked at the UK’s Department for International Development (DfID). He completed his PhD in Environmental Technology at Imperial College London in 2001.
To read about Craig's experience as a Policy Fellow in Cambridge see here.