Senior Specialist, UN Sustainable Stock Exchanges Initiative
Siobhan is currently working as a senior specialist with the UN Sustainable Stock Exchanges initiative, focused on topics of climate change and gender equality. Prior to joining the SSE, Siobhan served as a member of the Informal Technical Expert Group of the Task Force on Nature-related Financial Disclosures, and acted as technical editor for a book on “ESG Investing for Dummies”.
Previously, Siobhan was Director of Capital Markets Engagement for the Global Reporting Initiative, and Head of Research and Public Policy at the World Federation of Exchanges (WFE). During her time at the WFE she was responsible for promoting sustainability among the member exchanges and leading research on the role of stock exchanges in promoting sustainable development, in collaboration with UNCTAD. Siobhan is also a non-executive director on the Board of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), a position she has held since early 2020.
Siobhan has an LLB and an MBA from the University of Cape Town, an MA in International Relations and Economics from the Johns Hopkins University SAIS and an MSc in Climate Change from King’s College, London. She is also a Yale World Fellow of 2011.