Andrew Mitchell
Andrew Mitchell
Senior Advisor
Ecosphere+

Andrew Mitchell is an international thought leader on natural capital finance and tropical forests. In 2017, he established the consultancy Equilibrium Futures, to provide strategic advice to Family Offices, Asset Managers, and Banks on risks and opportunities linked to natural capital in their philanthropy and finance. He is the Senior Adviser to Global Canopy, an international think tank he founded in Oxford in 2001 and leads its work on developing landscape green bonds. As Founder and Senior Adviser to the Natural Capital Finance Alliance, he helps design tools for banks, investors and insurers worldwide on natural capital. He Chairs the Advisory Board of Ecosphere Plus (E+), a company specialising in environmental assets, and advises its parent Mirova-Althelia, an impact investment company. In 2014, he was named as one of the world’s 100 ‘Most Influential Investors’ by the Journal of Environmental Investing. Prior to Global Canopy in Oxford, Andrew was Vice President of Programme Development and International Relations at Earthwatch Institute in Boston, USA, managing 130 field research projects in 30 countries. In the 1980’s he pioneered the scientific exploration of rainforest canopies. Andrew is a Distinguished Fellow of YES Global Institute in India, a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society, and is the Emeritus Rufford Fellow in Environmental Understanding at Green Templeton College, Oxford.

Email: andrew.mitchell@incisive-events.com