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Banking & Fintech veteran Sunil Kappagoda aligns with Climate X to lead Climate Resilience in Finance

London, 6th February 2024: Climate X, a global leader in climate risk data, welcomes Sunil Kappagoda to its Advisory Board.

Sunil Kappagoda is the current Chair of Corvia and InterPayments in the US, a Board Director of Cennox in the UK, Linkly in Australia and Onafriq in South Africa. Prior to this, he served as the President of Verifone Asia Pacific and held the role of Senior Partner and Managing Director at The Boston Consulting Group.

His 23 years of consulting with leading global banks and extensive Advisory and Board experience with various fintech companies reflect Mr Kappagoda’s commitment to fostering innovation in the fintech sector.

Sunil Kappagoda joins Climate X as Board Advisor

Now, as a Climate X Advisory Board member, Mr Kappagoda brings his wealth of experience and expertise to the rapidly scaling tech company at the forefront of climate risk solutions.

His role is poised to contribute significantly to Climate X's growth strategy and development as it continues to revolutionize risk management in the face of climate challenges.

I am eager to work with Climate X and contribute to its mission. The innovative solutions offered by Climate X have the potential to revolutionize risk management and to drive new business opportunities in the financial markets, and I look forward to playing a role in this transformative journey."

Sunil Kappagoda, Climate X Board Advisor

"Sunil's impressive track record of driving strategic growth in diverse markets and navigating the complexities of the financial industry will undoubtedly elevate our capabilities at Climate X" Lukky Ahmed, CEO and Co-founder, continues, "Sunil's wealth of experience adds a layer of strategic depth to our team, reinforcing our commitment to becoming a leading force in the climate risk data industry. His presence further solidifies our position as leaders in providing innovative solutions to financial institutions in the face of climate challenges".

Climate X, a leading climate risk data provider, aims to redefine resilience against climate change by providing financial institutions with cutting-edge solutions to manage and build resilience to climate change impacts.

With a stellar lineup of advisors and investors, including notable figures like Robert Wigley, Jackie Bennet OBE, and Craig Robinson, Climate X is poised for continued success in the industry.

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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, cities, and nations 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, 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.

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