Programme Director, Green Finance Institute
An experienced and passionate green finance specialist, Emma Harvey-Smith leads the Green Finance Institute’s built environment programme. Since joining the GFI in 2019, Emma has chaired the 400+ member Coalition for the Energy Efficiency of Buildings (CEEB), and now oversees a multi-strand programme that catalyses green home finance markets through place-based partnerships, industry collaborations, and strategy engagement with HM Government.
Emma previously worked across several areas within Barclays Bank including product development, portfolio management and corporate debt structuring. Throughout this period she championed the green finance agenda, supporting the bank’s first green bond issuance and pioneering the Barclays’ green home mortgage.