Chairman, Permian Global
Stephen Rumsey is Chairman of Permian Global, an investment company focused on climate mitigation through forest protection and recovery. Mr. Rumsey is a life-long conservationist and an experienced financier. He has served on the board of a number of environmental non-profit organizations, and over the last thirty years he has developed a substantial nature reserve at his farm on the south coast of England. He has also been involved with tropical forest conservation projects in Brazil, West Africa and South-East Asia. Stephen Rumsey has spent almost 40 years in the financial sector. He successfully designed and managed businesses for Barclays and Merrill Lynch, before designing and managing an innovative asset management business, ECM, which grew from zero to $30 billion in six years.