External speakers

Ingrid Holmes

Director, E3G, Third Generation Environmentalism

Ingrid Holmes is a Director at E3G, where she leads E3G’s work on finance and investment. She works at the interface between policy, finance and economics, with her team focusing on the UK, EU and Latin America.

Her focus is on how to better target public financing and market reforms to scale up private finance for the low carbon transition and how we can use finance as a tool to deliver a fair and inclusive transition. Previous roles have included Associate at asset manager Climate Change Capital; Energy and Environment Advisor in the UK Parliament; and Adviser at the Department for Environment. Ingrid also worked for 9 years in science publishing and journalism, with her last role based in New York working for Nature Publishing Group. She has a BSc in Biological Sciences from the University of Edinburgh, an MSc in Environmental Technology from Imperial College London and a CfHE in Macroeconomics from Birkbeck University of London.

Ingrid has held several government advisory roles including Adviser to the Prime Minister’s Special Representative on Energy Security (2009), Sherpa to the Green Investment Bank Commission (2010/2011) and Member of the UK Green Finance Initiative (ongoing).