Sustainable Finance

Tobias Lindbergh Appointed to Head Sustainable Finance SPO Business in EMEA & APAC by Moody's

Published on: 1 February 2022 07:15 PM
by KnowESG

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ESG Solutions Group of Moody's Appointed Tobias Lindbergh as Senior Vice President Sustainable Finance, who now heads Moody's Second Party Business (SPO) in EMEA & APAC.

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Moody's offers SPOs for sustainable finance issuances such as green, social, and sustainability-linked bonds and loans, evaluating the issuances' sustainability effect and compliance with strategy frameworks and market norms. The firm has recently announced plans to shift its SPO business from Moody's ESG Solutions Group (MESG) to Moody's Investors Service (MIS).

Lindbergh, in his new role, will become the regional head for Moody's SPO Businesses in EMEA and APAC, He now leads the present analytical team and expands it to meet opportunities across the region.

Lindbergh Joins Moody's after serving at Handelsbanken Capital Markets for 14 years. He served as Head of Sustainable Finance at the Debt Capital Markets Unit for 9 years, where he designed and implemented multiple topic loan offerings, extended the firm's thematic capital markets advice business, and advised clients on EU regulatory changes. He has also worked for the corporation in numerous capacities, including renewable energy, infrastructure, metals and mining, and pulp and paper.

Patrick Mispagel, Managing Director – Sustainable Finance at Moody’s ESG Solutions, said: “Tobias brings over 14 years’ experience in sustainable finance and debt capital markets, which will be invaluable as we continue to enhance our capacity to provide Second Party Opinions to meet growing global market demand for independent views on the credentials of labelled sustainable debt.”