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Annelisa Grigg, M.A., M.Phil – Director

Annelisa has more than 20 years of experience advising companies and civil society on the business risks and opportunities associated with the loss of nature. She combines a technical background in conservation biology with financial accounting knowledge. She started her career as a sustainability consultant with accounting firm KPMG, later working in leadership roles within environmental groups Fauna & Flora International and the United Nations Environment Programme World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC).

Annelisa recently spearheaded efforts to create broad agreement on corporate biodiversity indicators creating the Aligning Biodiversity Measures for Business Initiative.

Annelisa now specialises in the integration of biodiversity into natural capital assessments, corporate biodiversity indicators and disclosure and the integration of biodiversity into business strategy and financial decision making. She is a long term advisor to Aviva on the inclusion of biodiversity criteria within its stewardship fund range. Annelisa has an M.Phil. in Environment and Development and a B.A. in Zoology from Cambridge University.