SOAS University of London

Department of Economics

Jakob Thomae


Jakob Thomae
Department of Economics

Teaching Fellow

Centre for Sustainable Finance

Centre Member

Jakob Thomae
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Jakob Thomae is Managing Director of the 2° Investing Initiative. He co-founded the
2° Investing network in New York and Berlin and manages the think tank’s research
on 2°C scenario analysis for financial institutions and companies. Jakob led the
development of the first 2°C scenario analysis tool for financial portfolios, now
applied institutional investors, banks, and financial supervisors around the world.
Jakob also leads the organisation’s partnerships with a number of financial
supervisors and governments in Europe, including as Advisor to EIOPA and
previously as Academic Advisor to the Bank of England. He holds a PhD in Finance
from the Conservatoire National des Arts et Metiers. Jakob currently teaches a
Green Finance module at SOAS University of London.