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Dr Nina Seega

Postdoctoral Associate
Research Director for Sustainable Finance at the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL)
Economics
Sustainable Finance

Dr Nina Seega is a Research Director for Sustainable Finance at the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL). She is an expert in the use of risk management tools to address environmental sources of risk in the financial sector.

Academic interests

Nina Seega's academic interests include:

  • Sustainable finance
  • Financial risk management
  • Sustainable development goals
  • Risk and resilience
  • Financial innovation.

Degrees obtained

  • BSc, State University of Management, Moscow.
  • MSc, London School of Economics.
  • MPhil, Cantab.
  • PhD, Cantab.

Biography

In 2016 and 2017 Nina co-led the CISL team serving as Knowledge Partner for the risk analysis track of the G20 Green Finance Study Group. Previously, Nina was the Head of the London Traded Products Desk for Dresdner Kleinwort, where she was responsible for credit risk management of traded products.

In addition to her role at University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership, Nina is an academic visitor at the Bank of England, as well as a member of the Strategic Advisory Board on Sustainable Finance at the British Standards Institute and the Academic Advisory Board on Hughes Hall Centre for Climate Change Engagement.

Nina has defended her PhD on strategic practices that drive resilience in finance at the University of Cambridge. She also holds an MPhil in Innovation, Strategy and Organisation from University of Cambridge, an MSc in Information Systems from the London School of Economics, and a BSc in Mathematical Methods in Economics from the State University of Management in Moscow.

Nina is a McKinsey Risk Prize finalist. She has taught at Cambridge, London School of Economics and State University of Management in Moscow, and spoken before the Russian Parliament. In addition to English, she is fluent in Russian, German and Japanese.

Other interests

Hiking, travel, reading.

Publications, links and resources

  • Rudgley, G., Seega, N. (2020). Biodiversity Loss and Land Degradation: An Overview of the Financial Materiality. University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership.
  • Rudgley, G., Enderle, J., Seega, N. (2020). Bank 2030: Accelerating the transition to a low carbon economy. Cambridge: University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership.
  • Stillwell, D., Skylark, W., Pantazi, M., Reynolds, J., Dembele, F., Quigley, E., Czyz, K., Seega, N. (2019). Walking the talk: Understanding consumer demand for sustainable investing. Cambridge, UK: University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership.
  • Seega, N. (2018). Embedding environmental scenario analysis into routine financial decision-making in Mexico. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership.
  • Seega, N., Andrews, J. (2018). Embedding environmental scenario analysis into routine financial decision-making in South Africa. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership.
  • Seega, N. (2018). Sailing from different harbours: G20 approaches to implementing the recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures. Cambridge, UK, The Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership.
  • Bank of England, UNEP Enquiry and University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (2017) ‘Enhancing environmental risk assessment in financial decision-making.’ Background paper for the G20 Green Finance Study Group.
  • Andreeva, N, Voysey, A. (2016). ‘Environmental risk analysis by financial institutions: a review of global practice.’ Cambridge, UK: Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership.

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