In today's episode of The Green Investor podcast, we speak with Chris Lewis, head of Global Infrastructure at EY, to talk about the ways governments are investing in sustainable infrastructure projects. Chris talks about which countries are doing it right, which industries have the most wind and money at their backs, and what governments need to do in order to accelerate progress. Plus, Big Money is putting big money to work in ESG funds and ETFs despite the backlash against the theme. We'll name names, and follow the money.
Meet Chris Lewis
Chris Lewis leads the global infrastructure team at EY (Ernst & Young), working closely with governments as the key advisor to major projects in nuclear, carbon capture, water, road, rail and renewables. With more than 25 years of industry experience, he is helping private and public sector organizations take projects from inception to financial close.
Chris completed a Master’s degree in Economics at Cambridge University. Early in his career, Chris advised oil and gas clients on investment programs across their downstream and upstream operations. He joined EY in 2006 to establish the organization’s new consulting business and focus on building an infrastructure advisory practice.
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