Kelly Clark

Kelly Clark, Director, Finance Dialogue

Kelly Clark is the Founder and Director of the Finance Dialogue; a philanthropically funded think tank and re-grantor hosted by the European Climate Foundation. In this capacity she works with investors, asset owners, central bankers, regulators, supervisors, policy makers, NGOs and philanthropists to design and deliver strategies that leverage the role of capital markets in addressing climate change.

She is an advisor to the Tellus Mater Foundation and serves on the advisory committees of WHEB Asset Management, Sustineri, Carbon Tracker, the Asset Owners Disclosure Project and the Smith School for Enterprise and Environment at Oxford University.

She founded Marmanie Consulting, an impact investing advisory firm that delivers best in class solutions for commercial, private and philanthropic clients globally.

Previously, Kelly spent 10 years as a banker in the US, London and Hong Kong, culminating in her role as the Head of South East Asian Private Banking for UBS out of Hong Kong. 

Kelly is a regular speaker on leadership, innovation, sustainable finance and the role of capital markets in addressing climate change. She has written and contributed to key publications on impact investing and mainstream finance, and has extensively mapped the capital markets and pension fund industry in order to identify the key leverage points for market reform.

She lives in London and is the proud mother of  4 year old twins.