Mark Campanale

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Mark Campanale

Mark Campanale is the founder and executive director of Carbon Tracker and conceived the ‘unburnable carbon’ capital markets thesis in 2011. Since then Carbon Tracker has grown cementing further terms such as carbon budgets and stranded assets in the financial and environmental lexicon. Mark is responsible for management strategy, board matters and developing the capital markets framework analysis.

Mark has twenty-five years experience in sustainable financial markets working for major institutional asset management companies.

Mark Campanale is a popular speaker on climate finance, energy transition and investor risks and opportunities. Mark and his colleagues conceived the ‘unburnable carbon’ capital markets thesis in 2011 and since then have grown Carbon Tracker cementing terms such as carbon budgets and stranded assets in the financial and environmental lexicon.

Mark speaks widely on the work of Carbon Tracker across the world to governments, policy makers, investor groups, energy industry and academic audiences at COPs, climate action weeks, investor and energy industry conferences.
Mark spoke in the context of COP21 in Paris, answering the questions “What are stranded assets and why should we care about them?” And “What is the role for Governments in Paris and beyond?”

  • www.youtube.com/watch?v=SmRtNP7z_so
  • www.youtube.com/watch?v=poNyU8e-33c

At New York Climate Week 2016 Mark spoke during the Sustainable investment Forum explaining Carbon Tracker’s approach to limit future carbon emissions by linking the climate change risk to the world financial markets

  • www.youtube.com/watch?v=_wDXjhOb_-I

Media Coverage

Mark and the work of Carbon Tracker has been widely covered. In 2017, The New Yorker referenced the carbon bubble and Mark in their piece There’s a dangerous bubble in the fossil fuel economy and the Trump administration is making it worse. www.newyorker.com/tech/annals-of-technology/theres-a-dangerous-bubble-in-the-fossil-fuel- economy-and-the-trump-administration-is-making-it-worse
Business Green profiled Mark in their Secrets of the Pioneers series.
www.businessgreen.com/bg/interview/3020086/secrets-of-the-pioneers-mark-campanale- on-why-its-okay-to-get-angrier-as-you-get-older

Speaking Engagements

Mark speaks and attends events across the world from high-level international events such COP and Climate Weeks, to more investor and energy sector focused events. A full list of events that Mark has participated in at Carbon Tracker can be found on our website here www.carbontracker.org/?s=mark+campanale.

September 2019

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