Edward Baker
Job Title
Head of Climate Policy
Speaker Bio
Edward is responsible for PRI’s climate policy programmes at the PRI. Including, leading PRI’s work on climate disclosure, the secretariat lead for the UN net zero Asset Owner Alliance, GFANZ, the Investor Agenda and the Inevitable Policy Response programme. He has represented PRI in government taskforces and consultations responses in Australia, China, EU, Japan, the US and UK.

Prior to joining PRI, he was the UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office’s lead for green finance in China. Edward designed bespoke UK – China collaborations on green bond market development, low carbon indices, climate risk, carbon disclosure, green infrastructure investing as well as acting as a key interface between the Bank of England and the Peoples Bank of China in the run up to high-level bilateral dialogues and China’s 2016 presidency of the G20. He speaks Chinese and Japanese and studied environmental economics at SOAS, the University of London.