David Uzsoki

Senior Advisor & Lead, Sustainable Finance

David Uzsoki works as a Senior Advisor & Lead, Sustainable Finance in IISD’s Economic Law and Policy Program. He applies his financial industry experience to demonstrate that sustainability can indeed improve the financial performance of investments.

His recent projects include the development of the Sustainable Asset Valuation (SAVi) tool and its application to a wide range of projects globally. Within the context of SAVi, David is responsible for modelling the financial impact of the environmental and social externalities and climate risks associated with the projects under review.

David leads IISD’s engagement with investors and other financial stakeholders on demonstrating the business case for sustainable investments. He covers a wide range of topics in sustainable finance, including environmental, social and governance impact investment reporting; green bonds; blended finance solutions; de-risking instruments; digital finance; and the role of blockchain technology in financing high-impact projects.

David is a well-established finance professional. Prior to joining IISD, he spent several years working with Morgan Stanley in wealth management. As a client advisor, he provided advisory, execution and custody services to family offices, high net worth individuals and asset managers.

David holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration and a master’s degree in international finance. He is based in Geneva, Switzerland.

Additional information

Areas of expertise
Public Procurement
Big Data
Green Bonds
Green Economy Strategies
Investment (Energy Efficiency)
Local Currency Financing in Frontier Countries
Risk Management for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprise Loan Securitization
Sustainable Finance
Staff type
Master of Science in International Finance , France, SKEMA Business School, 2006
Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration , International Studies Centre, Hungary, Corvinus University of Budapest, 2005