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“What are the lessons of the global financial crisis?” James Vaccaro of Triodos Bank asks the question at the Bristol Green Week Schumacher Lecture 2012.
James Vaccaro is Head of Market and Corporate Development, Triodos Bank NV http://www.triodos.co.uk
He is a specialist in environmental and social finance. Since joining Triodos Bank in its early days in the UK, James has managed equity investments and project finance for renewable energy projects; advised on bond issues and share offers for leading social enterprises including Ecotricity, Ethical Property Company and Cafedirect; worked as an analyst for microfinance institutions in Asia and Africa; and managed equity investments in a range of early stage business including organic food businesses, recycling companies and environmental technology companies. In 2005, he started Triodos Bank’s investment activity in the UK and was Managing Director of Investment Management (incorporating Corporate Finance and Fund Management). James was also the Managing Director of Triodos Renewables plc from 2005-2012 and was a director of the world’s largest operational offshore wind farm. James is a member of the Markets Committee of UKSIF, a Fellow of the RSA and a Trustee of a Community Development Association in South Bristol.
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