Sian Ferguson

About Sian Ferguson

Sian Ferguson is the trust executive of three of the Sainsbury Family Charitable Trusts (Ashden Trust, JJ Charitable Trust and Mark Leonard Trust) and is a member of the trusts’ Impact Investment Committee. She also manages the Climate Change Collaboration—a group of four of the Sainsbury Family Charitable Trusts formed in 2011 to support pilot and research projects to find ways of reducing CO2 emissions quickly.

Sian has worked with other trusts and partners in the US and Europe to establish Europeans for Divest Invest. Sian has a background in Natural Science and 25 years’ experience working in environmental sectors. She is chair of the Yorkshire and Humber Forestry and Woodland Advisory Committee, and sits on the boards of Centre for Understanding of Sustainable Prosperity and Empower Community Foundation.


Tackling Climate Change in Asia

04 Jun 2018

Read session notes here.  Session Description Climate change presents a serious threat to Asia’s economy, its people and ecosystems. Solutions exist to help transform Asian economies into a low carbon future but they need to be deployed at an unprecedented…Read More


Financing Solutions to Climate Change: An Action Planning workshop

04 Jun 2018

Read session notes here. Session Description Asia is considered to be one of the most threatened and vulnerable regions to the impacts of climate change, is possibly the least prepared and least able to cope compared to OECD countries. Yet,…Read More

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