Based in London, IASE is chaired by the Spanish Javier Manzanares Allen, a senior executive with great recognition in the sector worldwide and who currently holds the position of Deputy Executive Director of the Green Climate Fund, and two vice-presidents, the South African, Godfrey Nti, a professional with 22 years of experience in strategic consultancy to companies , Chief Executive of Financial Planning Institute (FPI) and who, at an international level, has held positions such as Chair of the Global Financial Planning Standards Board (FPSB)’s CEO Committee; and the representative of Romania and vice president, Carmen Micu, CEO of Envisia, a senior Romanian executive with over 25 years of experience in business and marketing and communication with great recognition to her profile as an entrepreneurship woman.
In the words of Javier Manzanares, “IASE seeks to be the reference in ESG at an international level that aspires to deepen the sustainable development of our society by certifying professionals in ESG matters and in an environment of continuous innovation“.
“The Association will initially have two types of certification, the first (International Sustainable Finance) aimed at the financial sector, with specialisations in the banking, insurance, savings banks and microfinance sector, and the second (International Sustainable Business) aimed at the business sector. The IASE qualifications have been designed in collaboration with highly experienced ESG professionals from multiple geographies and industries around the world. “