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Charlie Donovan
Office: 577
Phone: 206-616-7705
Fax: (206) 543-7472

Foster School of Business
University of Washington
Box: N/A
Seattle, Washington 98195

Decarbonization, digitalization, and climate shocks are reshaping capital markets around the world. Investors need new tools to assess novel risks and massive opportunities.

Charlie Donovan

Visiting Professor of Finance and Business Economics


BA University of Washington (1995)
MBA Vanderbilt University (2001)
DBA IE Business School (2013)

Academic Expertise

asset valuation
esg investing
natural capital accounting
risk management
sustainable finance

Positions Held

Professor of Practice, Imperial College London
Executive Director, Centre for Climate Finance and Investment, Imperial
College London
Academic Director, Master of Science in Climate Change, Management and Finance,
Imperial College London
Head of Structuring and Valuation, Global Power, BP plc
Co-founder and Chief Financial Officer, Cleandrone
Energy Policy Analyst, US Environmental Protection Agency

Academic Service

Honorary Fellow, Imperial College London
Advisor, Riskthinking.ai
Academic Co-Chair, Coalition for Climate Resilient Investment
Trustee, Active Earth Foundation