Hugues Chenet co-founded the 2° Investing Initiative [2°ii] think tank in 2012 and has been Non-Executive Director since 2016. 2°ii develops climate and long-term risk metrics and related policy options in financial markets. He is a climate and sustainability interdisciplinary researcher, holding an honorary senior research associate position at University College London (UK), and a research associate to the Chair of Energy and Prosperity at X/ENSAE/ENS (France).
Dr. Chenet worked as a sustainability and risk expert for a finance and management consultancy from 2007 to 2012 and holds a PhD in geophysics. He started his career on planetary science at the Institute of Earth Physics of Paris and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency. He will be teaching a course on sustainable business development to our doctoral candidates in the spring of 2019.