Richard Newman

Richard Newman co-leads the CGIAR Hub for sustainable finance. He has spent 13+ years in the financial industry across corporate finance, financial advisory and direct investment. More recently his area of expertise has been on impact investing and blended finance within food, land and water systems in developing & emerging economies. Richard is registered as a chartered financial analyst (CFA) and as a chartered accountant (CA). He holds an MBA from the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland as well as a bachelor’s degree and an Honours degree in finance from the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa.