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Richard Burrett

Richard's extensive financial services expertise represents an important contribution to the Aerice management team, reflecting the consultancy's dynamic activity in this sector.  With his career spanning over 25 years in international banking, Richard 's CV includes posts with both NatWest and ABN AMRO - joining AMRO Bank in 1988, where he became Managing Director and Global Head of Project Finance in 2001. In this role, he was instrumental in the development of the Equator Principles, creating a market-recognised standard for the management of environmental and social risk within project financing.

Richard's in-depth understanding of the risk agenda in business, and of managing risk in transformation projects in particular, relates closely to Aerice's growing reputation in this niche area.  He also has wide experience at Board level across a diverse cross-section of industry types - including private and public sector, as well as non-profit organisations, with a particular emphasis on governance. 

Key Sectors/Experience

  • Financial Services
  • Governance
  • Transformation
  • Risk Management
  • Sustainability

Outside of his activity for Aerice, Richard is currently a Partner at Earth Capital Partners LLP, a sustainability-focused investment group, and is also a  Fellow of the University of Cambridge Programme for Sustainability Leadership. He was until recently Co-Chair of the UNEP Finance Initiative, leading their Biodiversity and Ecosystems work stream.  Richard is also a Non Executive Director of Union Bank of Nigeria, Lagos.

Career Highlights

1988-2008 ABN AMRO Bank NV, with posts including:

  • Managing Director, Sustainability, Group Public Affairs
  • Managing Director, Sustainable Development
  • Global Head and Managing Director of the Project Finance and Structured Debt
  • Head of UK Corporate Banking
  • Head of Structured Finance Unit
  • Head of Project Finance

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