IIGCC's team work closely with members in shaping priorities, delivering activity across work programmes and representing the sector on climate related issues.

CEO

Stephanie Pfeifer

CEO

spfeifer@iigcc.org

Stephanie has led the IIGCC since 2005 and has overseen its expansion into a pan-European investor group during that time. She continues to chair the Policy Programme and sits on the Steering Committee of the Climate Action 100+ initiative.

Prior to her role at IIGCC, Stephanie worked in investment banking for over 7 years, including as senior economist at Morgan Grenfell and a VP at Deutsche Bank in London. She holds an MSc with distinction in Environmental Studies and a BA in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from Oxford University and an MA in Economics from Exeter University.

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Rest of team

Charlotte Jones

Operations and Finance Manager

cjones@iigcc.org

Charlotte looks after IIGCC’s business operations, including leading on its HR, finance, office management and governance functions, to support the daily administration of the organisation. As part of her role, she also administers IIGCC’s membership and provides event management support.

Charlotte joined the IIGCC in 2017 after nine years in project and event management roles for the Institute of Cancer Research, The Law Society of England and Wales, The Economist, Reed Business Information and Euromoney PLC and has worked across multiple industries (including Law, Social Work, Chemicals and Energy, Aviation and Finance). Charlotte studied at King’s College London and holds a BA in Mathematics and Philosophy.

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Lewis Ashworth

Programme Manager

lashworth@iigcc.org

Lewis supports the management of IIGCC’s corporate and investment practices programmes. He graduated with a physics degree from the University of Sheffield in 2016, and then went on to work at the Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century (REN21) in Paris.

He undertook his master’s degree in 2017 in environmental technology at Imperial College London, where he specialised in energy policy and worked on his dissertation in collaboration with the UK Government Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS).

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Nathalie Bergere

Operations and Finance Manager (maternity cover)

nbergere@iigcc.org

Nathalie covers IIGCC’s business operations and provides support on daily administration across the organisation. She joined IIGCC in 2019 as maternity cover, having previously worked at EDF Trading Limited for over 18 years in various administrative and operational roles. Nathalie studied at Belle Beille University in France and holds a Bachelor Degree in Foreign Language and Civilisation.

Oliver Grayer

Project Director

ograyer@iigcc.org

Oliver coordinates IIGCC’s corporate engagement programme which includes our work on shareholder resolutions and research on companies and climate risk. As part of his role, he also co-chairs the global implementation working group of the Climate Action 100+.

Oliver joined IIGCC in 2016 having previously worked in consultancy with DNV, AECOM and JLL where his work included green bond assessment and sustainability strategy. Oliver studied at the University of St Andrews and University of Surrey and holds an MA in Geography and an MSc with distinction in Environmental Strategy.

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Rachel Ward

Head of Policy

rward@iigcc.org

Rachel supports IIGCC's membership by building consensus and identifying key topics on which to engage and influence policy makers in national capitals, Brussels and globally. Rachel also leads the policy work of The Investor Agenda.

Rachel joined IIGCC in 2017 having previously worked for the UK Civil Service for over ten years on EU and international climate change, energy and transport policy, including four years in Brussels with the European Commission and the UK Diplomatic Service, and as part of the UK delegation to COP21 in Paris. Rachel holds a BSc in International Management with French from the University of Bath, and an MA with distinction in European Interdisciplinary Studies from the College of Europe in Natolin, Poland.

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Tom Fern

Head of Communications

tfern@iigcc.org

Tom leads IIGCC's communications activity. Profiling IIGCC’s work on key issues and topics, he also plays a leading role in delivering communications activity for global collaborative initiatives the organisation is part of. Tom joined IIGCC in 2018 from the sustainability team at Brunswick, a leading global corporate advisory firm.

He draws on 14 years’ experience gained in corporate, sustainability and climate change communications, strategy and campaigns work. Past roles include time with the European Climate Foundation, Burson Cohn & Wolfe, APCO and Greenpeace. Tom holds a BA in Sociology with Anthropology from the University of Hull.

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