Mats Olausson was appointed as Senior Advisor to the Climate & Sustainable Financial Solutions team at SEB in February 2014. His primary responsibilities include raising the awareness about Green Bonds – a financial solution for institutional investors that was developed by SEB and the World Bank in 2007/08 – among issuers, investors, officials and the general public.
Within the Climate & Sustainable Financial Solutions team, Mats is primarily responsible for the Nordics and the Baltics and has provided structural advice to numerous green bond issuers within various sectors. Mats is also project manager for SEB’s Strategic Alliance with GIZ to promote the development of robust Green Bond markets in G20 Emerging Economies. Before 2014, Mats was Chief Strategist for Emerging Markets at SEB from 2000 and prior to that he worked for UNDP in Bolivia and at SIDA.
Mats has a Bachelor of Social Science with a major in Economics (coupled with Development Studies and Spanish) from the Stockholm University.