Thomas Verheye, Head of Unit DG Environment. European Commission.

Thomas Verheye is Head of Unit in the European Commission’s Environment department responsible Green Finance and Investment, economic analysis and SDGs.   Prior to taking up his present function mid-2010, he held several other responsibilities in the Commission including for EU policies relating to air quality,  ozone depleting substances and fluorinated gases, climate change and technology transfer, renewable energies  and innovative financing mechanisms in the climate and energy area.  His previous employers include the Bank of New York (Vice President corporate action at the bank’s global custody branch), the International Monetary Fund (Treasurer’s department), and Ernst & Young (Auditing branch). He holds a bachelor and master’s degree in Business Economics from the University of Ghent.