Fellow to the International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB); Technical Advisor to the United Nations Environment Programme
Simon Messenger is a Fellow to the International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB) where he works on corporate, investor and regulatory engagement with a particular focus on Europe, having previously held the same roles for the Value Reporting Foundation (VRF) and the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) prior to their merger and consolidation into the ISSB.
He has over 15 years of technical and professional experience and is the founder and CEO of 1Planet Advisory, a sustainability consultancy. He has held a number of senior roles in the broader field of sustainability reporting and sustainable finance, having been Managing Director of the Climate Disclosure Standards Board (CDSB) and Director of the 2 Degrees Investing Initiative (2Dii).
He currently also works as a technical advisor to the United Nations Environment Programme where is an advisor to the Net Zero Banking Alliance (NZBA) and was previously Head of Consulting at the Energy Saving Trust and a sustainability consultant at PwC and Deloitte. Simon holds a Masters with Distinction in Ecological Economics and a First Class BSc (Hons) in Environmental Geoscience, both from the University of Edinburgh.