Marine de Bazelaire
Group Advisor on Natural Capital
Working in sustainability for over 20 years, Marine joined HSBC as Head of Sustainability for France in 2004. She then oversaw the function for Europe before acting as HSBC’s Group Advisor on Natural Capital since January 1, 2021. In this newly created position, she coordinates the Group’s response to nature related risks and opportunities, liaising with business lines and functions and bringing in insights from external working groups such as TNFD, Accountability Alignment, CISL Biodiversity working groups. Marine is also professor at Sciences Po Paris, a leading Higher Education Institution in France, where she teaches “Finance & Biodiversity” to student enrolled in the Environmental Policy Master. A Board member of Friendship, a Bangladeshi nonprofit, and of the Fondation Egalité des Chances she is also Colonel of the citizen reserve of the French Air Force and acts as Auditor of IHEDN (Institute of higher studies in National Defense) and CHEE&DD (Institute of higher studies in Environment and in Sustainable development). Marine holds a MSc from University Paris IV, a MSc and a BBA from Pace University, New York.