Sustainable Finance Lead

About

Julie Emmrich is Sustainable Finance Lead at the World Green Building Council. Sustainable finance is key to enabling the systemic transformation towards a sustainable, emissions-free built environment. In this role Julie brings the perspective of sustainable finance to the activities of the WorldGBC, working with Green Building Councils and partners to drive industry and policy action on this crucial topic.


With a strong background in sustainable finance and climate policy Julie has worked at the nexus of finance, research and policy. Before joining WorldGBC Julie worked in leading climate policy think tanks, particularly on sectoral transformations, sustainable finance and the Sustainable Development Goals.

Julie has a Bachelor’s degree in International Business with a focus on international finance and a Master’s degree in Environmental Sciences, Policy and Management, where her thesis on “Tracking Climate Finance in the German Building Sector” garnered her the Swedish Foundation for Development of Building Energy Efficiency’s “Talent of the Year Award”.

Julie is based in Germany.