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Karen Degouve is appointed Climate Director of the French Banking Federation

Karen Degouve joined the FBF on 3 January 2022 as Climate Director. Karen has over 15 years of experience in sustainable finance. She was previously Head of Sustainable Business Development at Natixis, a subsidiary of Groupe BPCE focused on Asset & Wealth Management and Corporate & Investment Banking, where she led several key initiatives in the field of environmental and social responsibility, including the Green Weighting Factor scheme.

A graduate of HEC Paris, Karen Degouve joined Natixis in 2005 as manager of the European Carbon Fund, a climate investment fund dedicated to clean energy and infrastructure projects aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions in emerging markets. She headed the climate finance team of asset manager Natixis Environnement & Infrastructures (now Mirova) and was a board member of the International Emissions Trading Association (IETA) until 2012.

Before joining Natixis, Karen was a project finance manager at ABB, covering France, the Middle East and Africa. She also worked in emerging capital markets for UBS and Nomura Group.

Karen Degouve devient directrice en charge du climat de la Fédération bancaire française

FBF Press release – Karen Degouve is appointed Climate Director of the French Banking Federation

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