Shelagh Whitley

Senior Director, Sustainable Finance

    Shelagh Whitley is the Senior Director of the Sustainable Finance Program at ClimateWorks Foundation. She leads collaboration with philanthropic, public, and private sector partners to explore, implement, and scale climate-related finance strategies.

    Shelagh brings two decades of experience working on sustainable finance, carbon markets, and climate policy. She previously was the chief sustainability officer at Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI), where she led PRI’s work on environmental, social, and governance issues and sustainability outcomes. Shelagh also served as head of the climate and energy programme at the Overseas Development Institute and worked on carbon market development and climate finance at organizations such as Camco and The Climate Group.

    Shelagh received her Masters in Environmental Policy and Finance from the Fletcher School at Tufts University and her Bachelors at Dalhousie University in Canada.