Sam GillCEO & Co-Founder
Sebastian HoegCFO & Co-Founder
Greg FonaiHead of Corporate Engagement
Pekka PiirainenSenior Engagement Manager
Kasper BrandtSenior Analyst
Natalia FlormanAccounts and Operations Manager
Chris HuhneSenior Advisor
James is a partner at SystemiQ and Chairman of the Overseas Development Institute. He is also an adviser to the Climate Bonds Initiative and Carbon Tracker, and a trustee member of the UK Green Building Council. Previously, he was a non-executive director of Solarcentury and co-founder and chairman of Climate Change Capital (CCC), which grew to be a thriving banking business employing 150 people with $1.5 billion under management. Whilst at CCC, James was named Leader of the Year 2013 at the BusinessGreen Leaders awards.
After starting his career at Google, Sam led the Environmental Investment Organisation (EIO), a not-for-profit research body to become the first and only organisation in the world to rank the world’s largest listed companies by their greenhouse gas emissions and disclosure. In 2014 he co-founded Engaged Tracking to commercialise the work of the EIO. Sam is author of Environmental Tracking 3.0 and serves on the Board of a human rights NGO. He also mentors several other young companies in the climate change sector. Sam holds a first class degree in French from the University of London Institute in Paris.
Sebastian co-founded Engaged Tracking with Sam Gill and Jonathan Harris. He was an Executive Director at the company until 2016 and continues to serve as a Strategic Advisor and Board member for the Environmental Investment Organisation, the incubating think tank that gave rise to Engaged Tracking. Before setting up the company, Sebastian spent fours years as an investment banker between Paris and London. He is a non-executive director and investor in several start-up businesses, and also owns an IT consultancy firm. Sebastian holds a Double Honours degree in Political Science and French.
Greg is a specialist in environmental economics and greenhouse gas emissions reporting. He is responsible for the compilation of the data for the ET Carbon Rankings each year, and works closely with our product team to ensure our analytics tools for investors and corporates are best-inclass. He leads our corporate engagement activities, where he responds to corporate queries and helps companies to improve their greenhouse gas emissions reporting and disclosure. Greg holds a Bachelor’s in Ecology and a Master’s in Environmental Technology from Imperial College, London.
Pekka is an experienced climate and investment professional with a broad range of experience from international climate negotiations, renewable energy, and finance. He has been responsible for the development of ET’s cutting-edge TCFD-aligned scenario analysis work, which enables investors to make asset allocation decisions in line with the latest climate science. Prior to joining Engaged Tracking, Pekka headed campaigns for the Environmental Investment Organisation (EIO), worked on onshore wind deployment at RenewableUK and represented the UK as a delegate at COP21 for the UK Youth Climate Coalition (UKYCC). He completed his military service in the Finnish Defence Forces and holds a First Class degree in History from University College London.
Kasper has a passion for climate science and a background in data analysis, statistics, scientific research and ecology. At Engaged Tracking, Kasper runs data analysis on client portfolios and leads on index backtesting for client investment strategies. He also analyses the ET Carbon Rankings data to find new and compelling statistical insights e.g. the link between corporate emissions and corporate profitability. Kasper holds a Bachelor’s in Marine Biology, Ecology & Biodiversity and Statistics, as well as a Master’s in Marine Biology from Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand.
Natalia has worked at a number of Corporate Finance and Private Equity firms prior to joining Engaged Tracking, including Permira, where she worked with the Head of ESG. Whilst at Arup, Natalia developed an econometric model to forecast European electricity demand. She has a Master’s degree in International Development from King’s College London and a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Bristol University.
Chris Huhne is a director and adviser at a number of businesses in renewable energy and climate change. He is currently a Senior Adviser at Engaged Tracking. Formerly the UK Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, as well as a member of the UK and European Parliaments, he was responsible for a UK political party’s first comprehensive zero-carbon change programme. Before politics, he was group managing director of the sovereign group at IBCA and Fitch Ratings. Chris holds a first class degree in Politics, Philosophy and Economics from Oxford University.