Team

Dylan is Executive Director and Co-Founder of InfluenceMap. Prior to this, Dylan established a market-leading environmental consultancy in Tokyo which is now ERM Japan. Dylan grew and led a 50-person team engaging in a wide variety of corporate and technical advisory work in Japan and Asia covering environmental audits, land remediation, corporate sustainability and climate strategies. Dylan grew up in Japan and is currently living in London. He holds a MSc in Environmental Technology from Imperial College and a PhD in Theoretical Physics and Mathematics from Kings College London.

Eden joined InfluenceMap in 2019 after spending six months in Australia working in ethical finance and climate policy advocacy. She holds a BSc in Geography from the University of Bristol and specialized in climate change science and impacts. At InfluenceMap, Eden project manages FinanceMap's assessments of financial institutions on climate and leads on the qualitative analysis of financial institutions' climate policies, governance and company stewardship.

Laurie joined InfluenceMap in October 2019. He holds a BA in History from the University of Durham and, prior to joining InfluenceMap, worked for KPMG. As an analyst in the FinanceMap team, Laurie has contributed to data on the platform, particularly that of companies' thermal coal holdings. Laurie is also a contributor to the Finance and Climate Change report, working with InfluenceMap partner organisation 2 Degrees Investing Initiative to assess financial institutions investment banking and corporate lending practises.

Advisory Group

Andreas is Full Professor of Operational Risk, Banking & Finance at the Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School and the Lochlann Quinn School of Business of University College Dublin (UCD) and serves on the schools’ management team as Vice Principal for Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI). Prof. Hoepner is serving on the European Union’s Technical Expert Group (TEG) on Sustainable Finance as one of three independent members (i.e. appointed in personal capacity instead of representing a legal entity). In his TEG role, he co-invented ‘EU Climate Transition Investing’ by aligning investment strategies across asset classes with the IPCC’s 1.5°C trajectory (with no or limited overshoot). In August 2019, he was furthermore commissioned by the EU’s Joint Research Centre to draft a report scoping out further options for the development of the EU Ecolabel.

Yasmine is an analyst in LGIM’s Investment Stewardship team, where she is focused on ESG integration and managing climate-related stewardship engagements. She is involved in both engagement execution and leads on development of methodology and assessment criteria, across sectors. Yasmine joined LGIM from a communications consulting firm specialised in sustainable finance, where she worked with both investors and corporates on ESG impact measurement and reporting. Yasmine graduated from UCL and holds an MSc in global governance & ethics.