NEWS5 January 2024

Climate X hires former HSBC climate risk lead

Finance News People Sustainability UK

UK – Climate risk financial data platform Climate X has appointed Manuel Vicente as vice-president of commercial strategy.

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Vicente will help to lead Climate X’s efforts on integrating climate risk technology and analysis into global financial strategies in his new role.

Before taking up his new role, Vicente was an associate at CS&A International, and also had a 21-year spell at HSBC, including helping to lead the firm’s climate risk work.

Lukky Ahmed, chief executive officer at Climate X, said: “Manuel’s unparalleled expertise in applying climate change into business through a financial risk lens is a game-changer for our mission to equip customers with actionable climate insights.

“Our mission is to bring the most relevant solutions and technologies to the professionals in the financial services market, and Manuel will build the bridge to get the voice of the risk professionals and create the most usable products in a fast-changing world.”