London, 20th December 2023: Climate X, a leader in climate risk financial data, announces Manuel Vicente as Vice President of Commercial Strategy.
Manuel Vicente, an accomplished international C-suite finance executive, will spearhead the company's efforts to integrate cutting-edge climate risk technology and analysis into global financial strategies.
"Manuel's unparalleled expertise in applying climate change into business through a financial risk lens is a game-changer for our mission to equip customers with actionable climate insights" said Lukky Ahmed, CEO of Climate X. “Our mission is to bring the most relevant solutions and technologies to the professionals in the financial services market, and Manuel will build the bridge to get the voice of the risk professionals and create the most usable products in a fast-changing world.”
With strategic roles in global finance during 25+ years, Manuel’s career highlights a remarkable proficiency in navigating and leading within the volatile world of financial risks.
As a trusted strategic partner to stakeholders and clients, he led large-scale international operations, directing climate change strategy, IBOR reform, Brexit and the impacts of geopolitical events.
“I have worked side by side with clients, regulators, and board-level stakeholders through pivotal transformations, from geopolitical events to climate change. As such, I am delighted to join Climate X, an exceptional team with leading climate technology to ensure we bring the best insights and actionable data to my peers. I understand the complexity of the needs of the financial services industry, from getting the right data to implementing enterprise-wide solutions across different stakeholders” said Manuel.
I have worked side by side with clients, regulators, and board-level stakeholders through pivotal transformations. [...] I understand the complexity of the needs of the financial services industry, from getting the right data to implementing enterprise-wide solutions across different stakeholders."Manuel Vicente, VP of Commercial Strategy at Climate X
Manuel’s expertise in financial risk management and his strategic approach to sustainable finance are set to enhance Climate X's mission to deliver precise climate risk solutions.
"I am excited to apply my years of experience to help Climate X lead the way in redefining climate risk analysis, shaping the future of resilience and defining new investment opportunities" said Manuel.
About Climate X
Climate X is the world’s only fully integrated climate risk platform, helping financial institutions to price, manage, and build resilience to climate change impacts on the built environment. They provide climate financial risk data to global banks and asset managers, defending global economic stability against the impacts of climate change.
Climate X is redefining resilience against climate change. Their innovative solutions have transformed the approach of businesses towards climate challenges, enabling them to build and retrofit structures for a sustainable future. By translating carbon emissions pathways into financial impacts, they help drive a significant shift in the financial sector. Banks and asset managers are now using their insights to drive positive societal change, transforming investment strategies, risk assessments, and preparation for the financial effects of extreme weather.
They are reinforced by notable figures such as Robert Wigley, Jackie Bennet OBE and Craig Robinson, who serve as advisors and are supported by CommerzVentures, Deloitte, Pale Blue Dot and Bluewire Capital as some of its investors. Climate X has received numerous awards, including FinTech Germany, Chartis’ Rising Star, and Deloitte’s Fast 50.
Learn more about Climate X: http://www.climate-x.com