Nigel Beck

Executive and Head: Sustainable Finance
Standard Bank

Nigel Beck


Nigel is the Global Chair of the Equator Principles Steering Committee, lead at the International Chamber of Commerce on Sustainable Trade Finance and a member of the Impact Investing National Task Force. Within Standard Bank, he partners with businesses to better serve clients, drive sustainable innovation and capture emerging opportunities within this growth area. He leads a dedicated team with a full range of knowledge, skills and experience necessary to enable the development of sustainable business opportunities (green/social/climate products and services).

Prior to working in banking, he was a consultant on large and small infrastructure/resource transactions and worked within the British Public sector.

He is a Member of the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (MIEMA) and is a Chartered Environmentalists. Nigel has a BSc from the University of Cape Town, BSc (Hons) from Pretoria University, MSc & DIC (Environmental Technology) from Imperial College, University of London, and an MBA (Finance) from Wits Business School and Executive Leadership Programme from Duke Fuqua School of Business.

Speaker at these events:

Bonds, Loans & Sukuk Africa 2020

Bonds, Loans & Sukuk East Africa 2019