Elisa is an award-winning Sustainable Finance and Green Bonds professional. Over the past decade, her focus has been on helping foster heart-connected, regenerative cities and radical carbon removal through deal structuring & tech for good partnerships.
She is the Director of FLOWi, an Impact Finance Advisory firm which helps companies & municipalities with Green Bond turnkey services, impact disclosure and private investor outreach.
Prior to forming FLOWi, as ESG/bonds advisor at Sustainalytics, she helped advance the Sustainable Bonds market with issuers and underwriters by executing bond frameworks & second party opinions. Elisa was also responsible for advising a portfolio of 30+ asset owners & asset managers across asset classes. Before this, with Paris Urban lab, she led pilot-testing programmes with 80+ startups in service of vulnerable populations and the planet during the COP21 period. Elisa started her career 14 years ago in London with a Stewardship focused think tank and in the project finance space with banks Intesa Sanpaolo & Natixis. There, she appraised & executed 25+ deals valued at € 3.5 billion in the transport, utilities & social infrastructure space.
She recently moved to Brussels with her family and is a respondent to the new EU Green Bond Standard & EU taxonomy consultations.
- Moderator - Panel EU Green Week 2021 - Redirecting sustainable investment: green bonds and beyond with Panelists from EIB, European Commission, International Green Finance Institute, Brussels online, 2021
- Speaker representing Sustainalytics at 7 external events in Paris, Brussels & Madrid: speaker at ING -NN IP clients workshop, Brussels, 2017// moderator at a KBC conference, Brussels, 2017 // speaker at Spainsif Green Bond event, Madrid, 2016 // presenter of ESG portfolio review for two Employee Pension Fund committees, BBVA, Madrid Municipality, Madrid, 2016-2017 // participant at the GBP ICMA 2017 AGM and the EU Practitioners Workshop on Green Bonds, Paris, 2016-2017
- Organizer - sourced 50 projects for the Climate Urban Innovations Open-air Showcase for COP21, Paris, 2015
- 5 additional experiences as speaker since 2005