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Managing Director and Head of Sustainable Finance, Institute of International Finance (IIF)
Sonja Gibbs leads the IIF’s work on sustainable finance and sovereign debt policy, focusing on research and advocacy for its global membership across the financial services industry.
Her research interests include the economic impact and financial market pricing of climate and ESG risks, sustainable investment and capital markets development in emerging markets. Her policy work includes outreach and liaison efforts with regard to the G20/G7, the multilaterals, global regulators and standard setters, and the Central Banks and Supervisors Network for Greening the Financial System, as well as the Glasgow Financial Alliance for Net Zero.
Sonja is a Chartered Financial Analyst and has an MBA and BA from the University of California, Berkeley. She also serves on the boards of the Integrity Council for the Voluntary Carbon Market, and of Egypt’s Regional Center for Sustainable Finance.