Justine Sefton

Justine is an Associate Director at KPMG New Zealand. She leads the Firm’s sustainable finance practice and thought leadership, in collaboration with KPMG’s global network.

Justine is a climate change and sustainability specialist, and former UNFCCC negotiator, with more than 20 years’ experience across public and private sectors internationally. 

Throughout her career, she has been at the cutting edge of the shift to a zero-carbon, sustainable economy, and re-directing capital for that purpose. 

Justine has worked for the New Zealand Superannuation Fund, AMP Financial Services (NZ) and Australian industry pension fund, Cbus, on climate change and broader responsible investment policy development, implementation and reporting and product design. She also advised New Zealand electricity ‘gentailer’, Mercury, on corporate sustainability leadership.