Rob Nash is a Policy Adviser in the Private Sector Advocacy Team at Oxfam GB, specialising in the finance sector. Oxfam works with responsible investors, investor networks and civil society organisations to build awareness of the impact of investment on poverty and the important potential role of the financial sector in mobilising resources in ways that reduce poverty. Oxfam also advocates for policies that generate positive impacts and help move towards a more sustainable and responsible financial system.
Before joining Oxfam Rob was a Policy Officer at WWF-UK, working on issues including carbon reporting and carbon risk, corporate reporting on environmental and climate change factors, and investment risks surrounding the expansion of unconventional fuels. He has also held positions as a Research Editor at the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) at the University of Sussex and as a Researcher for the Overseas Development Institute (ODI), researching subjects including environmental regulation, climate change and the political and governance context for development policy. He previously worked for a number of years at Lehman Brothers in the securities lending division.
He holds an LLB Law from University College London and an MA with Distinction in Global Political Economy from Sussex University.