Jane Ambachtsheer is a Partner and Chair of Mercer’s Global Responsible Investment Business, which she established in 2004. Alongside working with investors in Europe and North America, Jane is responsible for overseeing the group’s strategy and developing intellectual capital across a range of topics – including climate change. Jane is a Trustee of CDP, a member of the FSB Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures, and a member of the PRI Academic Working Group.
Jane is an Honorary Research Associate at Oxford University’s Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment and an Adjunct Professor at the University of Toronto. Jane holds a Bachelor of Economics and English literature from York University and a Master of Social Science from the University of Amsterdam. She currently lives in Paris with her husband and two daughters.