Emma Herd


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Chief Executive Officer, Investor Group on Climate Change (IGCC)

For nearly fifteen years, Emma has worked at the vanguard of sustainability across CSR & ESG risk management and corporate affairs in the Australian financial services industry.

Emma currently leads the Investor Group on Climate Change (IGCC) as Chief Executive Officer, representing members with over $1 trillion in funds under management, focused on managing carbon exposure. Prior to her appointment at IGCC, Emma drove Westpac Bank’s strategic response to sustainability challenges as Executive Director, Emissions & Environment and Head of Sustainability.

Emma is a member of Cornerstone Capital’s Global Advisory Council and holds a Bachelor of Asian Studies (Hons).