Meet The BwB Team

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Angus Forbes

Chairman / Board

Angus worked in the City for 20 years, at James Capel, Smith New Court / Merrill Lynch and GLG

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Alexander Wiese

Managing Director, Global Head Biodiversity, Food & Agriculture

Alexander is sector lead for Biodiversity and Food & Agriculture he is a member of the Operations & Strategy

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Rufus Grantham

Managing Director, Global Head Urban Transition Finance

Rufus is sector lead for Retrofit and Built Environment. Rufus spent two decades working in investment

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Jennifer Faust

Managing Director

Jennifer has nearly twenty years of institutional investment, development finance and international private equity

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Harald Kinzler

Executive Director

Harald has gained considerable experience, in a variety of roles, during a 25 year career across three

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Steven Bowen

Executive Director

Steven worked at Berenberg, setting up and running the sustainability team within the Investment Bank.

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Rajni Kumar

Executive Director

Rajni has over 15 years of experience in cross-asset derivatives trading. Currently, she is a Senior Director

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Jeremy Davies

Executive Director

Jeremy spent 16 years in the investment industry in both public and private markets, latterly running global special situations.

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Lesley Warren

Vice President Operations

Lesley is a member of the Operations & Strategy Group of the firm.

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Yang Zhou

Vice President

Yang has over 12 years of professional experience in various advisory and asset management roles..

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Gunjesh Jain

Finance Associate

Gunjesh is a practicing Chartered Accountant in India. He has an experience of over 6 years working in the fields of finance, accounts, auditing

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Harry Wain

Analyst

Harry has previously held roles in a Morgan Stanley-backed ABS structuring and asset management company and as a portfolio manager at

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Tommaso Buso

Analyst

Tommaso previously worked in the ESG retail practice of Amundi AM and the sustainable finance division of Deloitte France where he advised large

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Christopher Czura

Analyst

Chris studied Geography at the University of Colorado and received his MBA in Responsible Investment and Finance from SUMAS.

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Rupesh Madlani

CEO, Global Head Nature & Circular Finance / Board

Rupesh is sector lead for Nature Based Solutions and Circular Economy, he is a member of the Operations & Strategy

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Asen Charliyski

Managing Director, Global Head Sustainable Cities Finance

Asen is sector lead for Cities. He brings diverse experience in structured finance, corporate finance

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Tenke Zoltani

Managing Director

Tenke Zoltani, Founder of Better Finance, is an expert in the field of impact investing, focusing on

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Vuk Srdanovic

Managing Director

Vuk spent eight years building the international business of Dutch asset management house Kempen Capital

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Mark Buisseret

Executive Director

Mark's career in financial markets spans equities, derivatives and fixed income trading, capital markets

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Andrew Hughes

Executive Director

Andrew worked in the City of London as a sell side analyst for 35 years, covering the Retail sector. He was latterly a MD and team head at UBS.

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Sumbo Eludire

Executive Director

Sumbo has 5+ years of trading experience in the emerging markets FX space with a focus on

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Sonal Biyani

Executive Director

Sonal has over 12 years of experience in capital markets, fund raising (IPO, PE) and Mergers & Acquisitions in India.

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Christine Zhou

Vice President

Christine has spent six years in front office roles at a couple of major investment banks. Most recently, she

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Alex Shapiro

Vice President

Alex works in Impact Venture Capital at the Conduit Connect, leading due diligence seed and series A impact deals globally.

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Emre Eren

Senior Analyst

Emre previously worked with PwC in the corporate finance department, as an Insurance broker at ESL insurance, as Head of marketing.

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Prerna Sukhija

Analyst

Prerna previously worked as an analyst with the Technology and Disruptive Commerce banking team at JP Morgan Chase & Co., and with the Government

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Mansi Dixit

Analyst

Mansi has previously held a role as a Senior Analyst in the Corporate Finance-GF&BM team in JPMorgan Chase and Company.

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Rumbi Chikowero

Marketing Analyst

Rumbi has over 11 years of experience working in marketing, sustainability consulting, programme coordination, and editing in Sweden, Canada

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Chris Smith

Managing Director, Global Head Debt Finance

Chris is sector lead for Debt and is a member of the Operations & Strategy Group of the firm.

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Stephen Smith

Managing Director, Global Head Carbon & Forestry

Steve worked at Morgan Stanley for 28 years in European and then Global equity sales.

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William Watts

Managing Director

William had a long career in traditional money and bond markets in the UK, US and European Rabobank.

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Iain Torrance

Managing Director

Iain has over thirty five years experience of working in the City with various institutions in lending and corporate

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Johannes Haubrich

Executive Director

Johannes Haubrich is Head of Product Management for Fixed Income & Equity Solutions at Nordea Asset Management (NAM).

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Julien Roques

Executive Director

Julien worked at Santander as vice president in their investment banking division based in Paris.

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Christian Zenner

Executive Director

Christian spent over 15 years in cross-asset derivatives sales roles for international investment banks.

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Fiona Blythe

Executive Director

Fiona has over 20 years’ experience in financial markets primarily in institutional and hedge fund sales

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Jade Bouhmouch

Vice President

Jade was previously a senior analyst at Bank of America Merrill Lynch in San Francisco.

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Barbara Truyers

Vice President

Barbara started her career in finance as an investment advisor in 2007. In 2019, she joined the myclimate foundation to

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Matteo Scalabrino

Senior Analyst

Matteo spent one year working in financial risk and sustainable finance for MLAdvisory, an international consulting company.

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Isaac Caiger-Smith

Analyst

Isaac graduated in 2021 from the University of Sussex, with a first-class degree in philosophy, politics, economics.

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Wilfred Simon

Analyst

Wilfred previously worked as a product management trainee in fixed income and equity, focusing on responsible investment at Nordea Asset Management.

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Shrikant Kadavergu

Finance Analyst

Shrikant has over a decade of experience into Investment Banking & Finance domain.