High-level appointments to UNEP FI’s Global Steering Committee

4 May 2018

We are pleased to announce three high-level appointments to UNEP Finance Initiative’s Global Steering Committee.

Ms. Brandee McHale, Director of Corporate Citizenship at Citi and the President of Citi Foundation in the USA has taken up the position of Co-Chair of the Global Steering Committee. Ms. McHale will Co-Chair the Committee with Dr. Christian Thimann, Group Head of Regulation, Sustainability and Insurance Foresight at AXA Group Management Services. Ms. McHale was elected onto the Committee in January 2018.

UNEP Finance Initiative also welcomed two new Global Steering Committee members. Mr. Erik Solheim, UN Environment Executive Director and Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations and Dr. Ma Jun, Director of the Center for Finance and Development, Tsinghua National Institute of Financial Research in China, and UN Environment’s Special Advisor on Sustainable Finance. Mr. Solheim takes up the UN Environment representative position on the Committee. Dr. Ma occupies the Appointed Position upon accepting the appointment by existing Committee members.

These new appointments strengthen the Global Steering Committee, positioning it to provide the leadership needed for UNEP FI and its membership to fully integrate sustainability considerations into financial practice.

The biographies of all the Committee members including the three members above are available here.