Justine Sefton

Justine Sefton 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, Justine has operated at the cutting edge of the shift to a zero-carbon, sustainable economy, and re-directing capital for that purpose.

Justine formerly led KPMG New Zealand’s sustainable finance practice and recently worked with the Treasury on funding and financing the net-zero transition.

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.


Justine was a key contributor to The Aotearoa Circle’s Sustainable Finance Forum Roadmap.