Principal Advisor Green Finance and Investment
European Commission

Thomas Verheye is Principal Advisor at the European Commission’s Directorate General for the Environment on matters relating to sustainable finance and investment. He advises the Director General and senior managers on strategic directions and actions necessary for promoting greening the financial system and the economy. His prior positions include several other managerial responsibilities at the Commission including for EU policies on air quality, ozone depleting substances and fluorinated gases, innovative financing solutions relating to climate and energy, technology transfer under the UNFCC, the auto-oil programme, etc. Previous employers include the Bank of New York (VP corporate action at the bank’s global custody branch), the International Monetary Fund (Treasurer’s department), and Ernst & Young (Audit). He holds a bachelor and master’s degree in business economics from the University of Ghent, and an MSc in audit and tax from the Vlerick Business School.

Last updated: August, 2019