Aligning financial markets with a sustainable future

Planet Tracker is a non-profit financial think tank. It was launched in 2018 by the Investor Watch Group whose founders, Mark Campanale and Nick Robins, created the Carbon Tracker Initiative.

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Our mission

To generate breakthrough analytics

To redefine how financial and environmental data interact

To change the practices of financial decision makers to help avoid ecological collapse

Our goal is to embed the true value of nature into global financial flows

What we do

Identify and prioritise environmental flashpoints for financial markets
Quantify:

Environmental stock & flows

Environment-related financial risk

Develop data driven narratives
Run Tracker Programmes across a number of key issues
Engage with the financial community

The need for change

Critical ecosystems

are dangerously close to collapse

Financial markets

are failing to translate the true value of nature into valuation models

Urgent need

for rapid integration of natural capital valuations into financial risk management in capital markets

Team

Board members

Alice Chapple

Chair

Alice is an economist and specialist in impact investment and impact assessment. In 2012, she founded Impact Value, a specialist consultancy helping investors use capital to create social and environmental change while meeting expectations regarding financial returns. She is the former Director of Sustainable Financial Markets at Forum for the Future and is a chartered accountant.

Mark Campanale

Founder and Director

Mark is co-founder of Investor Watch and Planet Tracker, co-founder and Executive Director of Carbon Tracker and advises financial institutions including Tribe Impact Capital and Consilium Capital. He was co-founder of the UK’s first responsible investment fund, at Jupiter Asset Management in 1989 and has more than 30 years of experience in sustainable financial markets.

Nick Robins

Founder and Director

Nick is co-founder of Planet Tracker, Investor Watch and Carbon Tracker and Professor in Practice for Sustainable Finance at the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at LSE. From 2014 to 2018, he was co-director of UN Environment’s Inquiry into a Sustainable Financial System. Prior to this, he was Head of HSBC’s Climate Change Centre of Excellence and Head of SRI Funds at Henderson Global Investors.

Jon Grayson

Director

Jon is Director General and Chief Operating Officer at Carbon Tracker. He is also Director of EnviroMarket, a financial consultancy dedicated to the sustainable management of natural ecosystems. His previous business background includes working as a management consultant advising blue-chip firms on strategy and in finance as a cash equities research analyst.

Cary Krosinsky

Director

Cary is a leading advisor, author and educator, teaching sustainable investing at Brown and Yale, and serves on the Faculty Advisory Committee on Energy Studies at Yale College. He is Co-Founder of Real Impact Tracker, Sustainability Advisor, Deep Green, and Member, NY State Common Decarbonization Advisory Panel whose recommendations informed the fund’s Climate Action Plan.

Management team members

Robin Millington

Executive Director

Robin brings deep experience of working on global issues requiring transformative change. She has worked extensively in the climate, land-use and food sectors, most recently with EAT and European Climate Foundation. She brings senior management experience in philanthropy and industry, having headed organisations including the Centre for European Policy Studies and Wetlands International.

Matthew McLuckie

Director of Research

Matt is a former partner at Conservation Capital and brings a blend of institutional financial market, conservation finance and investment experience. He has led investment and advisory programmes across Africa and Europe and managed investments on behalf of institutional investors, including the European Investment Bank, as well as for foundations and family offices.

Gabriel Thoumi, CFA, FRM

Director of Financial Markets

Gabriel is a CFA and FRM qualified research manager in debt, equity, and commodity markets. He brings over 15 years of experience with extensive technical knowledge on integrating scientific and ESG data into financial models to determine pricing signals and asset allocation strategies. He has led many successful global investment research programs and engagement strategies.

Graham Webb

Chief Operating Officer

Graham has more than 20 years of experience working across energy, climate change and sustainability. Graham has worked in various roles in energy efficiency, the UK electricity market, the strategy team at the Carbon Trust and, most recently, as an independent strategy consultant helping small, growing organisations across the sustainability sector.

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