Nick Robins

Professor in Practice, Grantham Research Institute, LSE

Nick Robins is Professor of Practice, Sustainable Finance, and a leading researcher on mechanisms to finance climate action to support just transition. His work focusses on the role of banking institutions and financial systems in sustainable development. He previously served as the co-director of UN Environment’s Inquiry into a Sustainable Finance System and as head of the Climate Change Centre of Excellence at HSBC. He has published widely and is the author of the Road to Net Zero Finance for the UK’s Climate Change Committee, among other publications. He has a BA in History from Cambridge University and an MSc in International Relations from LSE.