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Lise Pretorius

Head of Sustainability Analysis at Matter

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Lise is Head of Sustainability Analysis at Matter, a Danish fintech company specializing in sustainable investments. Previously, Lise was Vice President at WWF's Asia Sustainable Finance team based in Singapore where she supported financial institutions across the region with research and training on sustainable finance and managed stakeholder engagements for the Asia Sustainable Finance Initiative.

Prior to that, Lise headed up strategy at South Africa based corporate sustainability consultancy GCX; worked on a variety of projects around the topic of sustainable investment in South Africa and the UK, and in 2014 spent 6 months with WWF in Bhutan - a trip inspired by 'Beyond GDP' measures of wellbeing.

She has also been senior writer (energy and sustainability) at South African financial publication Financial Mail where she was awarded the South African National Energy Association journalism award in 2012 for advancing the understanding of national energy issues. Lise holds a BComm Honours degree in Economics from the University of Cape Town and a MSc in Environmental Economics from the London School of Economics.