Technical Advisory Group

A Technical Advisory Group guides TPI’s assessment work. The Group’s expertise ranges from academia, asset management to other relevant fields. It undertakes regular reviews of the methodology and provides technical advice regarding TPI’s evolution. It is made up of the following members:

Membership

Chair: Professor Simon Dietz (Grantham Research Institute, LSE)*
Deputy Chair: Dr Rory Sullivan (independent consultant to TPI)
Carlota Garcia-Manas (Royal London Insurance)*
Jaakko Kooroshy (FTSE Russell)*
Euan Stirling (Aberdeen Standard Investments)
Anita Green (Fisher Investments)
Helena Vines Fiestas (BNP Paribas)
Nick Robins (Grantham Research Institute, LSE)
Michael Marshall (LGPS Central)
Pedro Faria (Science-Based Targets Initiative; CDP)
Alex Bowen (Grantham Research Institute, LSE)
Jakob Thomae (2° Investing Initiative)


* Ex-officio member


Terms of reference

  • To advise on all aspects of the TPI methodology, including general approach, specific sources of data, presentation of data, etc., in order for the TPI to achieve its overall objectives, acting as a critical friend.
  • To keep the TPI project team appraised of new developments in the field of climate change and financial markets, e.g. new sources of data, related initiatives, etc.
  • To comment on TPI methodology reports and notes as they are produced.
  • To help answer questions from the TPI project team as they arise.
  • To attend occasional meetings of the TPI Technical Advisory Group, either in person or electronically. We expect that the TPI Technical Advisory Group will typically meet/convene twice a year, with an agenda and relevant briefing papers provided by the Chair.
  • In exceptional circumstances, to communicate directly with the TPI Steering Group on any matter arising from the Terms of Reference.
  • Membership will normally be reviewed once a year, however there is an expectation that members will serve for at least two years.
  • The role of member is unpaid.