Alexander (Iskander) Erzini Vernoit is a Researcher at E3G, where his work centres around sustainable finance. In particular, he is focused on international financial institutions and how climate change policies are integrated in development finance.
Iskander has a background in climate change policy, especially issues of finance, diplomacy and the transition to a low-carbon, resilient economy. He began his career working as a climate negotiator and project officer for the Kingdom of Morocco on the Presidency of the 22nd UN Climate Change Conference hosted in Marrakech. Before joining E3G, he worked as a research assistant for the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment. Among other roles, Iskander has co-chaired the Dwight Hall Socially Responsible Investment Fund and also worked for the investor-focused non-profit ShareAction.
Iskander holds an MSc in Environmental Policy and Regulation from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and a BA in Political Science (Interdisciplinary Concentration in Climate Politics) from Yale University.