Staff | John Hodges
Director, Financial Services | New York
John leads BSR's financial services practice, which assists banks, investment firms, insurance companies, and credit card companies to improve the sustainability of their corporate operations, implement new approaches to socially responsible investing, and adhere to environmental, social, and governance (ESG) standards. With 15 years of sustainable finance experience, John is a global expert on impact investing, carbon markets, public-private partnerships, and infrastructure development.
Most recently John served as the founder and president of SunOne Solutions, a leading carbon project developer. He managed the company's staff across five offices in North and South America and led the company's efforts to assist its corporate clients in becoming more environmentally sustainable and reduce their greenhouse gas emissions. Previous to SunOne Solutions, John served as a staff member in the World Bank's Sustainable Development Group, where he managed energy, transport, and environmental infrastructure projects in Asia, Eastern Europe, and Latin America. During his time at the World Bank, John also managed the vice president for sustainable development's front office and served in the World Bank's Thailand and Kosovo country offices. He has also held positions with a private infrastructure project developer in Santiago, Chile, and an impact investing fund in Sofia, Bulgaria. John has authored several publications on infrastructure development, competition policy, and climate change issues.
John holds an MPA from Harvard University, an International MBA from the University of South Carolina, and a BS in International Trade and Finance from Louisiana State University.
Impact investing, carbon markets, public-private partnerships (PPPs), infrastructure transactions, emerging markets, environmental, social, and governance (ESG) standards.