Partner and Chair, Responsible Investment, Mercer
About Jane Ambachtsheer
Jane Ambachtsheer is a Partner and Chair of Mercer’s Global Responsible Investment Business, which she established in 2004. Alongside working with investors in Europe and North America, Jane is responsible for overseeing the group’s strategy and developing intellectual capital across a range of topics – including climate change. Jane is a member of the FSB Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures, a Trustee of CDP, and a member of the PRI Academic Working Group.
Jane is an Honorary Research Associate at Oxford University’s Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment and an Adjunct Professor at the University of Toronto. She holds a Bachelor of Economics and English literature from York University and a Master of Social Science from the University of Amsterdam. She currently lives in Paris with her husband and two daughters. Award.
It is widely recognized that climate change poses systemic and systematic risks to global financial stability. Increasingly, investors, regulators, stock exchanges, rating agencies and others are seeking enhanced disclosure of climate-related risks and opportunities. The final recommendations of the TCFD were released in June 2017, receiving statements of support from over 100 companies worth over […]