Alexandra is a Policy Fellow, Conservation Finance. The objective of this role is to lead programmes and projects on sustainable finance, particularly in relation to the conservation of nature and biodiversity.
Alexandra is an environmental economist with experience in finance for sustainable land use, financial supervision and investment analysis. Before joining the Institute she worked at Global Canopy leading their Financing Sustainable Landscapes program with an especial emphasis on increasing the flows of finance towards sustainable land use in Latin America. Previously, Alexandra has conducted risk analysis for the Colombian financial regulator and also worked in a risk analyst capacity to support the management of portfolios for a large oil and gas company. Alexandra is an economist with an MSc in Environmental Economics.
- Sustainable Finance
- Sustainable Land Use
- Zero Deforestation Agriculture
- Sustainable Development
Policy - 2020
The transition to sustainability is the strategic challenge sovereign bonds face in the 2020s. Overcoming this challenge requires that the... Read more
Policy - 2019
This paper was submitted to the Dasgupta Review on the Economics of Biodiversity – Call for Evidence, an independent global review to assess the economic value of biodiversity and to identify actions that will enhance biodiversity and deliver economic prosperity. Read more
News - 2020
Alexandra Pinzon, Nick Robins and Gabriel Thoumi explore how investors in sovereign bonds can take action to confront the risks of deforestation, with a focus on Brazil. Read more
Against the backdrop of the COVID-19 crisis, a trio of sustainable finance innovations could enable emerging economies to overcome sovereign debt problems and support their delivery of the Sustainable Development Goals, write Alexandra Pinzon, Nick Robins and Mike Hugman Read more
Article makes reference to a report by the Grantham Research Institute and Planet Tracker which says that countries need to protect their natural capital or face increased sovereign credit risk. Read more
News - 2019
Investors are demanding that companies disclose and implement zero deforestation policies. This commentary outlines three further steps sovereign investors can take. Read more