External speakers

Michelle Kosmidis

Team Leader Financial Services Policy and International Affairs & Green Finance Lead, European Commission

Michelle Kosmidis is a Team Leader in Financial Services Policy and International Affairs, and Sustainability in DG FISMA of the European Commission. She represents the European Commission at the G20 Green Finance Study Group (GFSG). Before that she played a key role in drafting and negotiating EU legislation on disclosure requirements on a country-by-country basis, and worked on non-financial reporting.

In the past, Michelle has worked at the European Commission on telecommunications liberalization, the full postal services liberalization, research and development, and auditing issues.

She holds a BA in Economics from Grinnell College in Iowa, USA, an MA in International Affairs from The American University in Washington, DC, USA, and a PhD in Political and Social Sciences from the European University Institute in Florence, Italy.