We are an independent non-profit organisation, working cross party with Parliamentarians in both houses and leaders from across the private sector to shape an enabling regulatory and legislative environment that allows sustainable finance to flow at the pace and scale that science demands.

Our approach is to convene and catalyse conversations that deliver strategic paths to ensure that financial institutions are empowered to deliver on their commitments and to accelerate green finance flows to support a just and resilient transition to net zero in the real economy.

Heather Buchanan
Chief Executive and Co-Founder

Heather co-founded Bankers for Net Zero in 2019 and continues to work as Chief Executive across all business functions and core work streams. 

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Elliot Cyriax
Head of Strategy and Programmes

Elliot leads the organisation's key strategic and operational functions, including overseeing the development of our three core workstreams and managing our relationships across industry and civil society.

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Hattie Turner
Head of Government Affairs

Hattie leads on government and parliamentary engagement for Bankers for Net Zero.

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Elena Pérez Celis
Head of Policy and Public Affairs

Elena leads our approach to policy and regulation as well as the delivery of our public affairs strategy. 

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Francesca ONeill
Head of Corporate Engagement

Francesca manages the day-to-day engagement with our corporate members whilst delivering a long-term membership roadmap. She leads all strategic communication, branding and content. 

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Sangeeta Laudus
Strategic Communications & Engagement Advisor

A former capital markets lawyer and marketing professional, with over 25 years-experience, working in the financial services industry, Sangeeta now acts as a Strategic Communications Advisor for a number of clients, including B4NZ, with a particular focus on ESG, conservation and the environment. 

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