Australia's path to emissions reduction

Australia's path to emissions reduction

Mar 14
CEDA NSW/ACT is delighted to welcome Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC), Chief Executive Officer, Ian Learmonth, to the 2018 Trustee program.


Ian Learmonth, Chief Executive Officer, Clean Energy Finance Corporation

Event overview

This briefing is by invitation only to CEDA Trustees. Trustees are senior leaders nominated by CEDA member organisations. At CEDA boardroom briefings Trustees hear from an informed, expert guest speaker in a private, small group setting. Invitations to boardroom briefings are a valued benefit of CEDA membership. Chatham House Rule applies.

Meet the speaker

Ian Learmonth
Chief Executive Officer, Clean Energy Finance Corporation

Ian joined the CEFC as Chief Executive Officer in May 2017, having previously served as an independent member of the CEFC Executive Investment Committee.

Ian has more than 20 years' experience as a financier and investor, working across clean energy and major infrastructure projects, as well as social impact investments.  

Ian joined Social Ventures Australia (SVA) in 2011 to establish its Impact Investing business and raised SVA's first Social Impact fund in 2012. Ian structured and launched Australia's first Social Impact Bond and was also instrumental in establishing a dedicated Social and Affordable Housing fund with large super fund HESTA.

Previously an Executive Director of Macquarie Group for 12 years, Ian has investment banking experience in Sydney, Hong Kong and London. He established and led various businesses, notably European renewable energy and carbon credit investments, as well a cross-border structured finance and asset financing in Asia and Europe. Earlier in his Macquarie career, Mr Learmonth established the bank's IT operating lease business and completed a number of securitisations for both Macquarie Bank and external clients.

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