James Spencer

Associate Director, Climate Change & Sustainability Services

KPMG Australia

James is a member of the Climate Change & Sustainability Services team and spends the majority of his time with an array of clients in the financial services sector.

James has more than 14 years’ experience in the financial services industry, in both the UK and Australia, spanning investment banking, funds management and superannuation across legal, investment governance and ESG roles.

James is also a graduate member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. He specialises in the integration of ESG themes – especially climate – into investment decision-making, strategy and reporting. James is passionate about the impact that sustainability can have on the allocation of capital and value creation for an organisation.

  • Asset Management
  • Climate Change and Sustainability
  • Climate change
  • ESG
  • Ethical business and governance
  • Financial Services
  • Private Equity
  • Strategy
  • Sustainability
  • LLB Hons Law (UK university)

  • Cambridge Institute of Sustainability Leaders (CISL) Sustainability Strategy & Circular Economy

  • Australian Institute of Company Directors

  • Graduate of Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD)