Pierre Rousseau

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Pierre Rousseau

Senior Advisor for Finance and Sustainability

Pierre is an Independent Consultant for Finance and Sustainability. His main clients are large financial institutions, renowned corporations as well new disruptive entrepreneurship initiatives. Indeed, amongst several mandates, he is a Senior Advisor for BNP Paribas’s Corporate Engagement Department, Project Advisor for Deme Group and Senior Advisor to the CEO of innovative nature-based businesses such TerraGrn and Blue Finance.
Prior to this, Pierre has more than three decades of experience across the financial services industry, two thirds of which have been spent in Asia Pacific. For more than 16 years, he was a Senior Executive Manager for BNP Paribas, most recently Head of Global Markets and Financial Institutions Coverage in Asia Pacific from 2015 to 2018 before acting as Senior Advisor for Sustainable Business on his return in Europe from 2019 to 2021.

Forward-thinker and pushed by a practical and collaborative business drive, Pierre’s main achievement has been in leading BNP Paribas to be one of the main international finance players in Global markets in Asia-Pacific, mainly in Japan, but also in the newly-owned markets in China, India and the emerging South-East Asia. He also demonstrated a strong pioneer spirit by leading the creation one of the first electronic trading system in the late nineties and developing the first sustainable blended finance transactions for nature-based projects 5 years ago.

In addition, Pierre is contributing to the Advisory Board of several non-profit and innovative social business start up as well Think-Thank developing sustainable activities.
- Senior Advisor for Peaceparks Foundation (www.peaceparks.org)
- Senior Advisor for Green Arc Capital (www.greenarccapital.com)
- Senior Advisor for the ASPBAN (www.https://aspban.eu)
- Observer for CIF (www.climateinvestmentfund.org)
- Member of the Blended Finance Task Force (www.blendedfinance.earth) and G20 Sustainable Finance Working Group (https://g20stwg.org)


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Sessions

The Climate Emergency and the Role of Forest Investments

FAIS Nov 2022Watch session

Landscape Scale Investments

CIFB Sep 2022Watch session

The Institutional Investor panel

FAIS May 2021Watch session

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