Mr Sebastian Godinot has worked in the environmental sector for over 18 years and is currently the economist of WWF European Policy Office and Head of the Sustainable finance unit. His area of expertise lies in public and private finance, corporate reporting, and the wider issue of sustainable economy.
He is leading a WWF programme aiming at reforming EU investment policies to integrate sustainability requirements (focusing notably on the EU Action Plan on sustainable finance). In the EU High Level Expert group on sustainable finance commissioned by the European Commission in 2017, he was sherpa of Pascal Canfin, the WWF representative, and as such involved in technical discussions on corporate reporting notably.
Mr Godinot holds a postgraduate degree in Environmental Law from the University of Strasbourg, a Master’s degree in Private and Economic Law at Lyon University and holds a diploma in Business Management from Lyon Business School, one of the most renowned French business schools.