Stephen Porter

Stephen Porter was senior researcher, Climate Change, until July 2019

Stephen is a researcher, educator, and investor. Holding an MBA and CFA charter, he worked in the institutional investment management industry for nearly 20 years at some of the leading global firms. During that time, he engaged with asset owners such as sovereign wealth funds, public pension funds and charitable foundations to create custom solutions to meet their specific requirements.

In 2013, he began teaching on the same MSc in carbon management he had recently completed while undertaking a PhD in atmospheric and environmental science at the University of Edinburgh.


investment management; carbon management; carbon accounting; sustainable development; communication; strategy development; agri-food supply chain emissions; climate change resilience

Current work

Focusing on public policy to promote investment in equitable climate resilient development.