In this episode, Emily Farrimond is joined by David Willock from Lloyds Banking Group and Rebecca Teasdale from Baringa to discuss the significant social and just transition implications of greening the built environment. They delve deep into the roles of banks, breaking the circle of blame and the impact of leaky, inefficient homes on individual's quality of life. 


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About our host:

Emily Farrimond

Emily Farrimond, ESG and sustainability lead, Baringa

Responsible for building the ESG & Sustainability practice for Financial Services at Baringa, Emily is passionate about creating a more sustainable world. As a trusted advisor to the C-suite, Emily helps shape and deliver critical change initiatives, including setting ESG and net zero strategies, creating credible transition plans, and the avoidance of greenwashing.

About our guests:

David Willock

David Willock, Managing Director, ESG Finance & Structuring, Lloyds Banking Group

David leads the team to support clients across all corporate sectors with a turnover in excess of £100m+, delivering over £22bn of sustainable finance transactions since founding the business in 2021. He represents Lloyds on a number of industry forums such as the Loan Market Association’s ESG Committee, The UK Green Building Council’s Member Advisory Group and Next Generation Initiative Executive Committee (housebuilding sustainability standards). He has a specialism in the built environment and is both a soon to be Masters graduate and lecturer at the University of Cambridge in this area. 

Rebecca Teasdale

Rebecca Teasdale, expert in heat decarbonisation, Baringa

Rebecca leads Baringa’s heat and home decarbonisation team and works with clients to develop detailed business cases for the decarbonisation and electrification of heat across the value chain. Coming from industry, she has a deep understanding of implementation of heat decarbonisation. Rebecca has significant experience working globally across the full decarbonisation eco-system with energy businesses, Financial Institutions, Investors, Government, and others from commercial strategy to implementation and delivery

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