Annabel Ross
Annabel Ross
Head of Banking Environment Initiative
Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL)

Annabel Ross works at the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) leading the Banking Environment Initiative. The group brings together global banks and academics to progress sustainable banking practice through horizon-scanning applied research. Recent themes include client engagement, SME climate finance, deforestation and nature-related financial risks. Prior to joining CISL, Annabel worked in investment banking, where she managed corporate relationships across lending, capital markets and transaction banking. Annabel is an econometrician by background and her early career focused on the natural resources sector. Since then, she has lived and worked in Spain, Brazil, Nepal and Colombia, running her own business designing social impact sports campaigns with NGOs and companies.