Founder and Managing Director

Thierry Senechal is Managing Director of Finance for Impact, a public policy and research firm promoting the integration of sustainability into mainstream finance and business practice. Thierry is an expert in sustainable finance and over more than two decades he has advised UN bodies, governments, financial intuitions, companies and NGOs on how to integrate environmental and social analysis into investment decision making. He has led projects in more than 40 countries, providing advice on how to set up sustainable business models, measure and communicate ESG performance, and quantify impacts based on performance metrics, and assess environmental risk.

Previously, Thierry was the Executive Secretary of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Banking Commission, where he developed standards and norms on responsible investment and financial inclusion. He began his career with the United Nations, valuing environmental and natural resource damage in the Middle East in the aftermath of the first Gulf war.

Thierry holds degrees from Columbia (BA), Harvard (MPA) and MIT (MBA). He teaches business ethics at Sciences Po Saint Germain, France.