MEET THE TEAM

We’re a team of experienced, committed and passionate people drawn from the worlds of climate science, finance and business. Our team is growing – see the latest vacancies below.

Emma Howard Boyd CBE, Chair of the Advisory Council at Climate Arc

Emma Howard Boyd

Chair, Advisory Council

Emma has had an extensive career in financial services at the forefront of the climate change, environmental and sustainable finance agendas. As our Chair she will steer the development of Arc as an inclusive, well-governed and impactful organisation.

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Meryam Omi, Climate Arc Chief Executive

Meryam Omi

CHIEF EXECUTIVE

Meryam has over 16 years of investment experience. She started her career as an investment writer and managed marketing and sales initiatives across a wide range of products and capabilities.

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Beate von Loo Born, Climate Arc Chief Operating Officer

Beate von Loo Born

Chief Operating Officer

Beate ensures Arc’s operations grow to scale, run smoothly, and deliver impact. She has 16 years of experience in financial services as COO and program manager running international regulatory, technology, organizational and efficiency programs.

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Bio picture of Stephanie Akinyelure, Climate Arc's Global Hubs Lead at Climate Arc

Stephanie Akinyelure

Global Climate Finance Hubs Lead

Stephanie leads the implementation and scale up of Arc's global network of climate hubs. She has a track record of developing new climate-focused programs and stakeholder engagement during her time at HSBC as well as Accounting for Sustainability.

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Kaye Bettney

People & Culture Lead

Kaye is responsible for all things that traditionally fall under the HR umbrella. Kaye’s background spans HR, operations and program management with 15 years’ experience in NGOs including the last six of those in the climate finance space.

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Nora Bouhadadda, Operations Manager

Nora Bouhadadda

Operations Manager

Nora ensures Arc & the Global Hubs are set up to run smoothly. She has worked in both non & for-profit sectors including finance, social impact and climate and mostly recently helped launch the Race to Resilience.

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Vi Bui is Climate Arc's Research Assistant

Vi Bui

research assistant

Vi supports the development of Arc’s Knowledge Centre, curating and developing materials for stakeholders to make climate-aligned financing decisions. Before her Master's in climate change science and policy, she was an activist, empowering young people to take climate action.

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Josh Dolin, Finance Manager

Josh Dolin

Finance Manager

Josh oversees the operational finance of Arc and provides financial management support to our programs and grantees. He has a background of working with international NGOs and in financial services.

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Julie Jackson

Team Executive Assistant

Julie supports the team with their administrative needs. She has spent a large part of her career in the financial industry.

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Madeleine Lewis

Communications Lead

Madeleine leads Arc's communications, brand building and community development. Madeleine has worked at the BBC, Unilever and Forum for the Future in various sustainability storytelling and communications roles.

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Bio piHannah Messenger is Climate Arc's Global Hubs Lead

Hannah Messenger

Events & Engagement Manager

Hannah leads our convening strategy, responsible for building engagement across a world tour of climate conversations. Her career has focused on developing and establishing multi-stakeholder event portfolios at the UN, ODI, for civil society and the private sector.

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Felix Preston

HEAD OF STRATEGIC RESEARCH

Felix is Arc's Head of Strategic Research. He was previously Director, Sustainability Impact and Research at Generation Investment Management.

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Paola Tello

Data & Impact Manager

Paola leads our data and impact workstreams, responsible for corporate climate data deliverables as well as tracking Arc's key impact metrics. Paola studied physics and has been working with data reporting for 12 years.

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Julia Tobias, Principal - Programmes & Partnerships

Julia Tobias

Principal – Programs & Partnerships

Julia leads Arc’s grantmaking strategy and partnerships focused on Europe/UK and emerging markets. Her career has focused on development finance and impact philanthropy including at British International Investment, the Global Innovation Fund, and the World Bank.

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Angela Whitney, Principal - Programmes & Partnerships

Angela Whitney

Principal – Programs & Partnerships

Angela leads the implementation of Arc’s strategy, program, and grantmaking in the United States. She also supports Arc’s donor relationships. Angela has worked both as a climate funder and running her own programs to catalyse investment in climate solutions.

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