Shaun Kingsbury was the first CEO of the UK Green Investment Bank plc, the world’s first green investment bank. Shaun established the bank in 2012 with the backing of the UK Government and it quickly became the leading investor in renewable energy in the UK financing over £12 billion of clean energy projects. The bank was successfully privatised through a sales process in 2017.
Prior to establishing GIB, Shaun was responsible for leading the European activities at Hudson Clean Energy Partners and prior to that held senior positions at both Shell and Centrica. Shaun holds a number of advisory, non-exec director and chair roles in the green mobility, clean energy and green finance sectors and has been a leading investor in sustainable companies for many years. Shaun holds a BA (hons) in Business Studies from Ulster University.