Emma Howard Boyd

Emma Howard Boyd

Chair, Environment Agency

Emma Howard Boyd is the Chair of the Environment Agency, an Ex officio board member of the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs, and has recently been appointed as the UK Commissioner to the Global Commission on Adaptation.

Emma serves on a number of boards and advisory committees which include ShareAction, Menhaden Capital PLC, The Prince’s Accounting for Sustainability Project and the Green Finance Institute.

She has worked in financial services for over 25 years, in corporate finance and fund management. As Director of Stewardship at Jupiter Asset Management until July 2014, Emma was integral to the development of their expertise in the corporate governance and sustainability fields.

Her previous board and advisory roles include: Vice Chair of Future Cities Catapult, a director of the Aldersgate Group and Triodos Renewables PLC, Chair of UKSIF (the UK Sustainable Investment and Finance Association), and a member of the Commission on Environmental Markets and Economic Performance and the Green Finance Taskforce.



Sessions with this Speaker

Resilient Infrastructure in a Changing Climate: The $90 Trillion Global Imperative

In the next fifteen years, an estimated $90 trillion USD will be needed in infrastructure investment for climate safe growth. Due to the lock-in effects of our infrastructure choices, economists have called the next two to three years a global “use it or lose it” window on climate action.

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Emma Howard Boyd Chair, Environment Agency
John Haley Chief Executive Officer, Willis Towers Watson