Lise Pretorius

Chief Sustainability Analysis Officer, Matter

Lise is Chief Sustainability Analysis Officer, at Matter, a Danish fintech company specializing in sustainable investments. Previously, Lise was Vice President at WWF’s Asia Sustainable Finance team in Singapore where she supported financial institutions across the region with research and training on climate, biodiversity and water, and led stakeholder relations for multi-stakeholder platform Asia Sustainable Finance Initiative.

Prior to that, her work spanned corporate sustainability consulting, research, and financial journalism across South Africa, Bhutan, and the UK. She is responsible for developing all of Matter’s methods and frameworks, and the data solutions she helps design are currently used to analyse EUR +700bn in AUM by investors across Asia, Europe and North America. She also serves as non-executive director for South African shareholder activism organization Just Share. Lise holds a BComm Honours in Economics from the University of Cape Town and an MSc in Environmental Economics from the London School of Economics