Emma Herd

Emma Herd

Chief Executive Officer, Investor Group on Climate Change

Emma Herd has been Chief Executive Officer at the Investor Group on Climate Change since August 2015. She has worked in climate change, sustainability, public policy and finance for almost twenty years.

Prior to IGCC, Emma spent 15 years at Westpac Banking Corporation where she worked at the vanguard of climate change and finance. She held a range of roles across carbon finance and emissions trading, ESG Risk assessment, public policy and advocacy, sustainability strategy development and corporate affairs across Westpac Institutional Bank and Westpac Banking Corporation. She started her career working in Parliamentary Committees (Senate and House of Representatives) in Parliament House, Canberra.

Emma is a Non-Executive Director of the Carbon Market Institute and a member of the Queensland Climate Change Advisory Council. She holds a Bachelor of Asian Studies (Thai) Hons.


Parallel session

3E: Impact investing 5.0 – harnessing the latest thinking
Thursday 30 November
, 2.40pm – 3.40pm
Meeting rooms C3.4 – C3.5 (Level 3)