Ed Baker
Ed Baker
Technical Head – Climate Change and The Energy Transition
PRI (Principles for Responsible Investment)

Edward is responsible for climate disclosure and climate scenario planning projects at the PRI. Including, co-authoring PRI’s Asset Owner guide to TCFD, the 2019 climate risk indicators (a part of the PRI’s reporting framework), providing secretariat support for the UN net zero Asset Owner Alliance, and represented PRI on the PRA – FCA Climate Financial Risk Forum and the DWP Pension Climate Risk Industry Group. He also initiated a UK & Chinese government backed climate and environmental risk disclosure pilot with 10 financial institutions. Prior to joining PRI, he was the UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office’s lead for green finance in China. Edward designed bespoke UK – China collaborations on green bond market development, low carbon indices, climate risk, carbon disclosure, green infrastructure investing as well as acting as a key interface between the Bank of England and the Peoples Bank of China in the run up to high-level bilateral dialogues and China’s 2016 presidency of the G20. He speaks Chinese and Japanese and studied environmental economics at SOAS, the University of London.

My Sessions
PANEL: The inevitability of change - a practical guide
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Panel discussion Stream 1