8th OECD Forum on Green Finance and Investment


Robert Youngman


Team Leader, Green Finance and Investment, Environment Directorate,



Robert Youngman is Team Leader for Green Finance and Investment (GFI) in the Environment Directorate of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). He manages the development of the OECD Centre on Green Finance and Investment, a major platform to engage private actors and governments to accelerate green investment. The GFI team leads the organisation of the Centre’s flagship event, the annual OECD Forum on Green Finance and Investment. The team has developed qualitative and quantitative analysis on topics ranging from investment-grade policy frameworks, green investment banks, green bonds and other channels for green investment, project pipelines, institutional investment in sustainable infrastructure and sustainable finance taxonomies, among others. Prior to joining the OECD, Robert was Director of Economic Analysis at Natsource LLC, a leading asset manager in global carbon markets, from 2000-2011. He holds a master’s degree in international and public affairs from Princeton University.