Hortense Viard
Director Sustainability and Climate
Baringa Partners
Hortense is Responsible for Climate and Sustainability strategy at Baringa, Hortense is committed to societal and organizational change. She is based in New York City where she assists Baringa’s clients in their Sustainability and Climate Risk journeys.

She has 14+ years of experience in Financial Services advising clients in the Risk Management space. Since she joined Baringa, Hortense has worked with Financial Institutions to design and embed Climate Risk and ESG frameworks. Her client advisory work ranges from climate risk, training, TCFD and other relevant ESG disclosures or frameworks.

Her recent experience includes helping a US Global Bank to enhance their climate risk program and respond to climate regulatory review: providing strategic advisory, building the climate risk target state, and providing industry best practice and regulatory trends. She also supports Mid-Tier banks in the development of their ESG strategy and implementation of ESG priorities (including GHG emissions calculation climate risk embedding etc.) She has also recently helped a large US Asset Manager implement climate change scenario analysis capabilities to inform their first TCFD report. Hortense holds a GARP Sustainability and Climate Risk Certification.
Hortense Viard