Nick Harris

Account Director

Nick is the client relationship lead for the Carbon Trust's green finance team. Nick has worked on a range of green finance projects including green bond verification, sustainability training for bank relationship managers, tagging green assets in portfolios, and carbon footprinting of bank services (including the certification of the Bank of England’s polymer notes).

Nick has 20 years of experience working with the financial services sector. In the first half of his career he worked either client or agency-side on research led strategy development for a variety of financial services companies and agencies, including retail banks, credit card companies, pension funds and financial PR firms. Following that, through his involvement in a cleantech start-up, Nick has moved in to sustainability and has spent the second half of his career helping financial services companies develop their approach to sustainability

He works with the Green Finance Initiative, contributing to the Data, Risk and Disclosure Working Group, and the International Capital Markets Association, contributing to the development of the Green Bond Principles.  Nick also works with a number of financial services clients on their reporting to the Carbon Trust Standard.

Areas of focus

  • Green finance