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Brian Scott-Quinn

Emeritus Professor of Finance, ICMA Centre, University of Reading

Professor Brian Scott-Quinn who formerly worked in the City of London in the international bank credit and capital markets, is the founder, and chairman, of the ICMA Centre for financial markets at Henley Business School, University of Reading. He is also a director of a fintech and was a founding NED and Chair of the Audit Committee of a challenger bank. He is also involved in advising on digital transformation, 'agility' and on non-financial reporting of ESG factors for banks and other companies, in line with TCFD principles on climate risk reporting.

He is an invited member of the Brussels based High Level Group (HLG) of industrialists, regulators, central bankers and financiers on Financing the Sustainable Industrial Transition chaired by the former Dutch Finance Minister and Chairman of the Eurogroup of central bankers. In 2019 he was an invited participant in an invitation only, group of 30 people from the global energy industry at the World Energy Council’s Hydrogen Innovation Forum held in London.

He was a Member of the Advisory Board of Penultimate Power UK Ltd, a company working on a project for Small Modular Nuclear Reactors (SMR) for the generation of process heat, district heating and the production of hydrogen and ammonia. He also provides executive education to senior managers from BOC’s global branches on financing of renewable projects & hydrogen production in emerging markets. His book entitled “Financing the Energy Transition” will be published in 2022.

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    Emeritus professor, University of Reading