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Emma Harvey-Smith

Emma Harvey-Smith

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-faceted programme that catalyses and scales green building finance markets through industry collaborations, product development, place-based partnerships, and strategic engagement with local, devolved and national, government.

Emma sits on the UK Government’s Solar Taskforce, Scottish Government’s Green Heat Finance Taskforce, and is a non-executive director of Trustmark and the Future Homes Hub.

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.