Vice President - Sustainability
Fabian Huwyler is a Vice President with Credit Suisse’s global sustainability group based in Zurich, Switzerland. He has been with Credit Suisse for over nine years in various business and corporate center roles.
Currently, Fabian applies his educational background in political science, macroeconomics and international law to originate and execute on impact product and service solutions for the Bank’s clients, with a particular focus on conservation finance. Most recently, he was part of the core execution team responsible for the Credit Suisse Nature Conservation Notes, the Bank’s first environmental impact investing product and the first conservation finance product of any kind launched by a big bank. The Notes have received the Sustainable Forestry Deal of the Year 2015 Award by Environmental Finance.
Fabian is also the first author of the 2014 research report on Conservation Finance. Moving beyond donor funding to an investor-driven approach that was developed in cooperation with the global WWF network and McKinsey & Company. The awarded report has analysed the investor perspective in conservation finance in an attempt to bring together the demand side (i.e., the need for conservation funding) and the supply side (i.e., the availability of investments with conservation impact).
Fabian serves on the Althelia Climate Fund Advisory Board, the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation’s Financial Institutions Advisory Group, and the IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas Young Professionals Group.