SEB appoints head of Norwegian Climate & Sustainable Finance business (Investment Europe)

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Nordic bank SEB has appointed Ben Powell, formerly of the World Bank, to head its Climate & Sustainable Finance business in Norway.

Powell was previously head of Funding for the International Finance Corporate, the private sector arm of the World Bank, which involved working on bond offerings. He managed the IFC’s Green and Social Bond issuance programmes, and worked on launching the IFC’s first Indian rupee green bond programme worth some $1bn. Before that he was deputy head of Funding for Kommunalbanken in Norway.

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