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Advisory Group

An Advisory Group has been established to advise Ministers on the establishment and strategic direction of the GIB. Chaired by Sir Adrian Montague of 3i, the group comprises nine additional financial experts with a wide range of experience and capability in finance, from building and running institutions to project finance and investing in the green economy.

The members of the group are:

  • Sir Adrian Montague, non-executive Chairman of 3i, Anglian Water Group Ltd, CellMark Investments AB and non-executive director of Skanksa AB
  • Simon Brooks, UK Vice President, European Investment Bank
  • John Burnham, Former Managing Director and Global Head of Infrastructure, Citigroup
  • David Gregson, Chairman, Phoenix Equity Partners
  • Melville Haggard, Managing Director, Quartermain Advisers Limited, former advisor to Defra
  • Dima Rifai, Managing Partner, Paradigm Change Capital Partners LLP
  • Penny Shepherd, Chief Executive, UKSIF (UK Sustainable Investment and Finance)
  • James Smith, Former Chairman of Shell UK
  • Lord Stern of Brentford, Professor of Economics and Government, London School of Economics
  • Bob Wigley, Chairman, Yell Group, former Chairman of Merrill Lynch Europe, Middle East and Africa and chaired the Green Investment Bank Commission which reported in July 2010


Minister responsible

Mark Prisk is the minister responsible for this policy area.


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