Louise has been a sustainable finance and disclosure specialist with IFC, part of the World Bank Group, since 2005. At the global level, she has been part of the Secretariat of the IFC-facilitated, Sustainable Banking Network (SBN) since 2012. SBN is a voluntary learning platform for financial sector regulators and industry associations from 43 emerging markets. She is currently Working Groups and Africa Coordinator for SBN, leading a comprehensive global benchmarking of national sustainable finance initiatives across emerging markets. She was previously Green Bond Working Group Coordinator and managed the 2018 SBN report “Creating Green Bond Markets”. Since 2011, she has worked closely with South African financial sector regulators and industry associations to catalyze sustainable finance in South Africa. Since February 2020, she has supported the National Treasury to develop a green finance taxonomy for South Africa, to unlock new investment opportunities in a green, low-carbon, and inclusive economy.
Africa Coordinator, Sustainable Banking Network - IFC