Nick Silver is an actuary and economist whose specialities include risk management, social insurance and environmental finance. Nick is a director of Callund Consulting, a specialist consultancy which advises governments on developing social insurance, pensions and capital markets, in which capacity he has worked in over 30 countries. Nick is on the Council (the governing body) of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries, and recently won The President’s Award for outstanding contribution to the Profession. Nick is a founder and director of the Climate Bonds Initiative (CBI), an NGO focused on mobilising the bond market to fund climate change solutions.
He is a visiting fellow at the London School of Economics, Anglia Ruskin University and Cass Business School and also lectures at Trinity College, Dublin. He has written a number of papers and articles on economics, government debt, and climate change. Nick has been widely quoted in the media and two separate papers he authored have been cited in parliamentary debates. Nick has an MSc in Public Financial Policy from the London School of Economics.