David Postlethwaite

Associate Director, ESG

KPMG Crown Dependencies

David joined KPMG in the Crown Dependencies in 2023 from Jersey Finance, where he was Sustainable Finance Lead. In this role, he worked with industry stakeholders, policymakers, regulators and sustainability experts to develop a sustainable finance strategy for Jersey as a finance centre. He acted as an advocate for Jersey's role in supporting the sustainable deployment of capital, both in a local financial services setting and within international networks such as the UNDP-hosted Finance Centres for Sustainability (FC4S).

David’s previous experience includes a decade as a lawyer with firms in London, Paris and Jersey, supporting financial institutions and corporates on their capital markets transactions.

He also sits on the Management Board of the Jersey Teachers’ Superannuation Fund. 

  • Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL), Sustainable Finance course (2021)

  • PGDip in Legal Practice, BPP Law School (2007)

  • English and French Law LLB, University of Kent (2006)

  • Licence en Droit, Universite Bordeaux IV Montesquieu (2005)

  • Solicitor and member of the Law Society of England & Wales

  • Member of the Institute of Directors

  • Working towards accreditation as a Green and Sustainable Finance Professional by the Chartered Bankers Institute