Andrea Finegan

Andrea Finegan



If you made any changes in Pure these will be visible here soon.

Personal profile


I joined NBS in September 2011 as a part-time lecturer in Finance. Previously I spent 20 years in investment banking and investment management for European financial institutions.  I moved from structured finance lending at Deutsche Bank to infrastructure financial advisory work with Barclays Capital into investment management with Innisfree, ING and Climate Change Capital.

I graduated from Loughborough University with a first class BA (Hons) in Business Administration with a modern language and also hold an MBA in Strategic Carbon Management with distinction from UEA.

I am a Fellow of the Institute of Directors and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

Teaching Interests

I teach on the following modules:

UG Corporate Sustainability

MSc Accounting and Finance for Start-ups

MBA - Accounting and Finance

Renewable Engineering (School of Engineering)

Wind Energy Engineering (School of Engineering)

Low Carbon Energy (School of Environmental Sciences)

Energy and Climate Change (School of Environmental Sciences)


External Activities

I chair Greencoat Capital LLP's Valuation Committee.  Greencoat Capital is a renewable energy sector focused investment manager with over £3billion of assets under management across private and listed funds in the UK and Europe.

I provide consultancy services for investment/fund managers in the renewable energy sector, advising on the set-up of funds (listed and GP/LP structures) and the portfolio/asset management activities.  Clients have included Climate Change Capital, Temporis Capital and Greencoat Capital.

I also hold a number of non-excecutive director positions and am a Fellow of the Institute of Directors.



Key Research Interests and Expertise

I am interested in research in the areas of responsible investment, renewable energy, project finance.


Publication of Book Chapter:

Diaz-Rainey, I, Finegan, A, Ibikunle, G, Tulloch, D (2014) ‘Institutional Investment in the European Union Emissions Trading Scheme’, In: Hawley, J, Hoepner, A, Johnson, K, Sandberg, J, Waitzer, E (Eds.), Handbook of Institutional Investment and Fiduciary Duty, Cambridge University Press & UN Principles For Responsible Investment (with foreword by Al Gore)

Administrative Posts

Academic Lead for PhD Business Boost Programme


Research Group Membership

Accounting, Finance and Governance Research Group

Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research

External positions

External Examiner, KMU Akademie & Management AG

2017 → …