Chief Executive and Founder, Climate Strategy & Partners
Peter Sweatman is the Chief Executive of Climate Strategy & Partners, a strategic consultant in Clean Energy, Clean Technology, Energy Efficiency and Climate Change Strategies, counting among its clients some of Iberia’s largest firms and among its partners Bloomberg New Energy Finance and Trucost. For five years directly prior to this, Peter was Managing Director responsible for Iberia and Latin America for Bunge-Climate Change Capital, one of the world’s leading specialist fund manager and advisors in the low carbon economy which also remains in partnership with Climate Strategy.
Peter holds a Masters degree in Engineering and Management Studies from Cambridge University. In 1991, he joined JPMorgan in Corporate Finance where he spent 9 years responsible for client business, mainly in debt capital markets, for Spain, Portugal, Austria and Switzerland from London and then for Latin America from New York. In the year 2000, Peter became a social entrepreneur joining with other ex-bankers to found and run three NGOs: Charity Technology Trust (www.ctt.org), New Philanthropy Capital (www.philanthropycapital.org) and Catalyst Climate Change Trust.
Peter has published a number of white papers and is a visiting professor at IE University in Madrid, an active member of the Ashoka Support Network, a member of the JCI Institute for Energy Efficiency Global Expert panel, lecturer at IIT-Comillas university, European University Institute and is an advisor to the UK Trade & Industry in Spain. Peter regularly presents at public forum on the economics, finance, markets and regulatory matters pertaining to climate change, clean energy and energy efficiency.