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Tom Herbstein

Founding Partner


Tom has been involved in sustainable finance for most of his career. Previous roles have included leading the University of Cambridge’s ClimateWise network, the largest insurance industry group on climate change risk and as a senior advisor to the UK Government on green finance, fintech, and resilience. He led early designs of the Taskforce on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) and has delivered numerous studies into the finance sector’s responses to climate change risk and resilience. This includes modelling the impact of physical and transition risks for investment and lending portfolios. Support for the finance sectors alignment with the Sustainable Development Goals has seen Tom work across Africa, Asia, and Latin America promoting the role of technology in deepening access to financial services, and engaging cities across the Global South to invest in more sustainable, resilient, and bankable public infrastructure projects. Tom is currently the founding partner and Executive Director of WeESG Group, a global strategic advisory and bespoke training provider which regularly advises industry, governments, and regulators on all aspect of sustainable finance.

Media Partners

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SPS Fiduciary, OCIO and Investment Governance for Pension Funds
July 11, 2024
The View at the Royal College of Surgeons, London
SPS Dutch Pension Fund & Institutional Investors’ Annual Conference
September 17, 2024
Rosarium, Amsterdam
SPS Nordic Institutional Investors’ Summit, Helsinki
September 26. 2024
Hotel Kämp, Helsinki
SPS Sustainable Investments & Current Issues Conference
October 9, 2024
Farmers and Fletchers in the City, London
SPS Local Authority Pension Funds' ESG & Current Issues Conference
October 22, 2024
The View at the Royal College of Surgeons, London
SPS Nordic Institutional Investors' Annual Conference, Stockholm
November 13, 2024
7A Strandvägen, Stockholm
SPS DC Pension Funds Update
December 3. 2024
Farmers and Fletchers in the City, London
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