World’s First Green Finance Certificate™ showcased at COP24

  • 7 December 2018
  • News | Press release | Green Finance

The Institute is delighted to be showcasing its Green Finance Certificate™, as part of the UK Pavilion, at the COP24 Climate Summit in Katowice, Poland from 9th to 14th December.

The Green Finance Certificate™, the world’s first benchmark qualification for Green Finance:

  • Encourages financial services professionals to enhance their knowledge of Green Finance
  • Develops the pool of Green Finance professionals; and
  • Positions the UK as the global hub for Green Finance.
Matthew Ball

Matthew Ball

Chartered Banker Institute | Head of Public Affairs, Policy & Communications


Matthew is responsible for leading the implementation of the Institute’s strategic and operational plans for public affairs, key stakeholder engagement and communications.

Matthew has over 25 years’ experience working as a senior Parliamentary/Political Affairs Professional with a wealth of skills across all areas of public affairs, joining the Institute in 2015 to help raise its profile, impact and influence. Matthew has worked for MPs, co-founded a public affairs agency and run think-tanks providing him with considerable knowledge of the operations of regulators and government. He is also an expert in the UK Parliamentary Process.

Matthew was Administrative Secretary to the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Building Societies and Financial Mutuals between 2003 and 2013 and immediately prior to working for the Institute, was Chief Executive of the financial services think-tank, New City Agenda.

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