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Speakers at Implementing ESG London 2019 Include:

Anthony Murphy

Anthony Murphy, Prime Advocates

Anthony is the founder and Managing Director of specialist impact advisory firm Prime Advocates. Anthony is an industry leading impact finance lawyer, impact strategist and social entrepreneur. He advises asset owners, hedge funds, corporates, foundations and financial organisations on social finance / financial innovation. Formerly, Anthony was the EMEA principal of Prime Services and Equity Finance legal for J.P. Morgan and Bear Stearns.

Anthony has a wealth of experience in the alternatives and social finance space, having implemented responsible investment practices (legal, operational and commercial strategies) and impact structures for numerous asset owners, investors and credit institutions for over 18 years. He is also an expert in UK regulatory, hedge fund finance and impact commerce.

Anthony is a practising UK solicitor having qualified at the global US law firm Weil, Gotshal & Manges, specialising in Securitisation. He holds a higher LLB in Law from Bristol University.


Peter Babudu

Peter Babudu, Prime Advocates

Peter is an Executive Director of specialist impact advisory firm Prime Advocates. He is a leading social impact expert and has designed and delivered projects with a wide range of asset managers, social impact funds, banks, national and regional government departments, private organisations and charitable foundations. He has advised on responsible investment and impact reporting for a wide range of managers, impact programmes, accelerators and government funds. His work has also included providing strategic advice on impact measurement approaches to large UK social investors.

Peter previously qualified as a corporate (M&A) solicitor at the magic circle law firm Clifford Chance. Peter holds a BA in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from Oxford University and an MSc in International Development from Birkbeck, University of London.


James von Claer

James von Claer, Arabesque S-Ray

James has over 25 years’ experience in asset management and financial services. Prior to joining Arabesque S-Ray he was with Notz Stucki, a well-known alternative investment manager, developing investment products around sustainability themes, notably renewable energy assets. Before this, James worked for a JP Morgan affiliate in Paris, where he was responsible for credit management and structured products.

Using the combination of experience in sustainable asset management and credit, James is advising asset owners and managers on the benefits of integrating quantitative analysis of ESG-related risks across both the capital and credit markets.

James is a seasoned conference speaker addressing issues such as the relevance of integrating ESG metrics across the full spectrum of asset classes, as well as on the advantages of using the power of machine learning and big data for enhanced risk management.