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Arlene McCarthy

​Arlene McCarthy OBE is Executive Director of AMC Strategy. She is Special Advisor to the Chairman of Bloomberg on Strategic affairs, and to Bloomberg Philanthropies specifically supporting the UN Special Envoy for Climate on Climate Finance and Environment programmes. Arlene is a Non-Executive Director for Bloomberg MTF (Multilateral Trading Facility).

Arlene was a member of the European Commission High-Level Expert Group on Sustainable Finance (Jan 2017 – Feb 2018). During 20 years as an MEP, she chaired the European Parliament's Internal Market Committee (2006-2009) and was Vice Chair of the Economic Committee and Monetary Affairs Committee (2009-2014). She was named as one of the top 100 influential women in European finance in 2010, 2011 and 2012 and was awarded MEP of the year in 2014 for her work in financial services. She was also awarded an OBE in the Queen's 2015 New Year's Honours List for Parliamentary and Political Services.