James CameronSenior Advisor
James is a recognised leader of the global climate change movement. He has extensive expertise and connections in mobilising change in civil society, government and business. He was the Co-founder of the Climate Change Capital, the world’s first green investment bank, and Co-founder of the Climate Change Practice at Baker McKenzie. James has worked extensively across a multitude of sectors. He is a Senior Advisor at Systemiq and Tulchan; on the Advisory Board for Neste (Finland), Green Finance Institute, AVAIO; and was a former Chairman of the Overseas Development Institute (ODI). He is also an Executive Fellow at Yale and a newly appointed Senior Research Fellow, Grantham Institute. James is a former member of the UK Prime Minister’s Business Advisory Group; former negotiator, UNFCCC and Kyoto Protocol; and former Senior Advisor to the Morocco and Fiji COP Presidencies. James was officially appointed as a ‘friend of COP26’ providing strategic advice to the UK Government on the COP ambition, with a particular focus on the nature strategy.