Sustainable Development

Richard Burrett, Partner and member of Investment Committee

Richard leads implementation of the sustainability strategy.  He has over 30 years City experience in investment banking, project finance and sustainability.  He spent 20 years at ABN AMRO Bank, starting in credit analysis and working through project finance, corporate banking, Head of Project Finance, Head of Structured Finance, UK Head of Corporate Banking, Global Head of Project Finance and Structured Debt Organisation and ultimately originated the Sustainable Development Strategy for the group.  He is a Fellow of the Cambridge University Programme for Sustainability Leadership and is a former external board member of Forest Renewables (part of the Scottish Forestry Commission) working on the development of the renewable energy potential of its national forestry estate.  He was also Co-Chair of the United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative (UNEPFI) 2009-2012.