Emma Herd

Emma is Chief Executive Officer at the Investor Group on Climate Change (IGCC). IGCC is an association of institutional investors managing $1tr in assets that works to improve government policy and investment practice on climate change and participates in the Global Investor Coalition on Climate Change. Prior to IGCC, Emma spent 15 years at Westpac Banking Corporation where she had a range of roles across carbon finance and emissions trading, ESG Risk assessment, public policy and sustainability strategy development.
Emma has participated in a number of key public forums, government and industry bodies relating to climate change and the environment. Emma is a Non-Executive Director of the Carbon Market Institute and a member of the Cornerstone Capital Global Advisory Council. She holds a Bachelor of Asian Studies (Thai) Hons.