Clarisse A. Simonek, CFA
Executive Director & Co-Founder, WeESG
Clarisse specializes in sustainable finance, with both executive and non-executive experience. She has worked for asset owners, fund managers, social enterprises, and universities across Europe, Asia, Middle East and Americas.
By bridging academia and practice Clarisse is able to deliver ambitious yet pragmatic change. Clarisse sat on the UK Prosperity Fund’s Brazil Green Finance Innovation Committee and is a member of Standard&Poor’s Global Sustainable Finance Scientific Council.
Clarisse is part of the Editorial Board of London Institute for Banking and Finance, and is the academic advisor of the CFA’s ESG Investing certification. She also contributes to academic programs for University of Cambridge and ESSEC Paris-Singapore.
Clarisse holds a joint MBA-MSc on sustainability from HEC Paris / FGV.
Interim CFO, Earthly; Managing Partner, Ambo Ventures; Board Member, Natrify