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October 14, 2020

This morning Mark Carney, UN Special Envoy for Climate Action and Finance Advisor to UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson for COP26, joined Taskforce Chair Bill Winters, Group Chief Executive of Standard Chartered, Operating Lead Annette Nazareth, a partner at Davis Polk and former Commissioner of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, and Sonja Gibbs, Operating Team Member and Head of Sustainable Finance at the Institute of International Finance (IIF), for a panel during the IIF’s Annual Membership Meeting to provide updates on the Taskforce’s progress:



During the event, it was also announced that the Taskforce has expanded and developed a Consultative Group to further broaden and diversify the Taskforce’s expertise. New members of the Taskforce include:

Jonathan Dean, AXA Investment Managers

Abyd Karmali, Bank of America

Ricardo Laiseca, BBVA

Amy Bann, Boeing

Aliyu Suleiman, Dangote

Jane Ashton, easyJet

Uday Senapati, Geely/Lotus

Jonty Rushforth, S&P Global Platts

Max Scher, Salesforce

Rasmus Bach Nielsen, Trafigura


And the Consultative Group includes:

Phillipe Richard, Abu Dhabi Global Markets

Mark Cutis, ADNOC

Mostyn Brown, AFRY Management Consulting

Ali Adnan Ibrahim, Al Baraka Banking Group

Bill Kentrup, Allinfra

Kirstin Munro, Ashurst

Ilona Millar, Baker McKenzie

Vedant Walia, Barclays

Anna Ozga, BHP

Ben Massie, BlueSource

David Wei, BSR/Transform to Net Zero

Jonathan Goldberg, Carbon Direct

Angela Churie Kallhauge, Carbon Pricing Leadership Initiative

Mike Knight, Carbon Tracker

Johan van Vuuren, Carbon Transparency Core Ltd

Andrea Maggiani, Carbonsink

Nicolette Bartlett, CDP

Paula DiPerna, CDP

Tim Atkinson, CF Partners

Dougal Corden, Citi

Lee Beck, Clean Air Task Force

Nasser Saidi, Clean Energy Business Council

Tim Stumhofer, ClimateWorks Foundation

Sandip Saha, CLP India

Julie Winkler, CME Group

Ben Jordan, Coca Cola

Agustin Silvani, Conservation International

Edwin Aalders, DNV GL

Ivano Iannelli, Dubai Carbon Centre of Excellence

Steve Zwick, Ecosystem Marketplace

Eron Bloomgarden, Emergent Forest Finance Accelerator

Srdan Susic, Emirates Nature

John White, EMTEC

Pavan Kumar, EnKing

Kelley Kizzier, Environmental Defense Fund

Jan-Willem van de Ven, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

Walt Lukken, FIA

Jay Dessy, Gates Ventures

Ariel Perez, Hartree Partners

Jinny Yan, ICBC Standard Bank

Dirk Forrister, IETA

Sacha Thacker, Intercontinental Energy

Alzbeta Klein, International Finance Corporation

Thaïs Drozdowski, INUK

Scott O'Malia, ISDA

Liz Willmott, Microsoft

Karen Kochonies, Morgan Stanley

Tatjana Greil-Castro, Muzinich

William Swetra, Oxy Low Carbon Ventures

Matthias Krey, Perspectives Climate Group

Greg Sharenow, PIMCO

Ian Milborrow, PwC

Domenic Carratu, Rabobank

Louis Redshaw, Redshaw Advisors

Steffan Kram, Santander

Jonny Gilson, SCB Group

Morten Rossé, SYSTEMIQ

Duncan Scott, T. Rowe Price

Josh Brown, Tasc

Leslie Durschinger, Terra Global Capital

Christopher Webb, The Nature Conservancy

Johan Krebbers, The Open Group

Derya Sargın Malkoç, TÜRKİYE İŞ BANKASI

Aymeric de Conde, Vertis

Marc Sadler, World Bank

Claire O’Neill, World Business Council for Sustainable Development

Brad Schallert, World Wildlife Fund


About the Taskforce:

The Taskforce on Scaling Voluntary Carbon Markets is a private sector-led initiative working to scale an effective, efficient and functioning voluntary carbon market to help meet the goals of the Paris Climate Agreement. The Taskforce is chaired by Bill Winters, CEO of Standard Chartered, and sponsored by the Institute of International Finance (IIF) under the leadership of its President and CEO, Tim Adams. Annette Nazareth, a partner at Davis Polk and former Commissioner of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, serves as Operating Lead, and McKinsey & Company provides knowledge and advisory support. The Taskforce’s more than 50 participants represent the financial sector, market infrastructure providers and buyers and suppliers of carbon offsets.