The International Climate Finance Accelerator Luxembourg continues to strengthen its team with the addition of Ambre Laisney.
The International Climate Finance Accelerator Luxembourg (ICFA), the unique platform designed to support impact fund managers in the set-up of their investment vehicles to fight climate change, announced that Jekabs Vinauds has joined ICFA as Analyst on April 1st, 2022.
In her new role, Ambre will support the rest of the team with programme management, finance, and administrative support.
Ambre holds an International Bachelor Degree from the esteemed Ecole Hôtelière de Lausanne. In addition to her passion for sustainability, Ambre brings her valuable experience in finance and audit to the team.
“In the current landscape, finance plays an indispensable role in advancing sustainability.
I am really enthusiastic about the opportunity to collaborate with the entire ICFA team, its partners, and to discover more about the ambitious and innovative fund managers. The significance of initiatives like ICFA has reached new heights. In the present climate, it is crucial to provide sustainable projects with the necessary support and funding to mitigate emissions and tackle the ongoing and anticipated impacts of climate change.” said Ambre Laisney.
About the International Climate Finance Accelerator Luxembourg
The ICFA Luxembourg supports fund managers in their start-up phase who have a strong focus on innovative climate finance investment strategies, high environmental and social impact, and a strategy for scale.
The ICFA Luxembourg is a public-private partnership set up in 2018 by the Luxembourg Ministry of Finance, Luxembourg and the Ministère de l’Environnement, du Climat et de la Biodiversité and 10 private entities of the Luxembourg financial sector (Arendt & Medernach, Deloitte, Elvinger Hoss Prussen, EY, Innpact, Investing for Development, KPMG, LuxFLAG, PwC, and 4Climate). Since 2018, TIIME and Opportunity Financial Services has also joined as a partner of the ICFA.
The ICFA Luxembourg works in collaboration with the European Investment Bank (EIB) and Spuerkeess.