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Michael Adams
President at Ocean Assets Institute


D. Michael Adams established the non-profit
Ocean Assets Institute (OAI) to help finance
solutions for sustainable maritime industries,
healthy oceans and coastal communities. He
is active on several investment initiatives for
sustainable oceans, including the EC Blue
Economy Investment Platform, Pacific Ocean
Finance Program and Marine Assets
Standards for Green Bonds. Michael began
his career by founding The Journal of
Investing in 1987 and Pedigree Investments
Ltd in 1992. He raised capital for alternative
investments until 2010, when he became
active in sustainable finance. Michael and his
family lived in the Bahamas (2006-9) where
they funded coral reef studies and
participated in the launch of a marine reserve
and the Bahama Lobster FIP. Michael holds
a MSc Business Policy from Columbia
University, a BA from Bates College and lives
with his family in Switzerland.

Michael Adams's Network

Agenda Sessions

  • PANEL DISCUSSION The role of Shipping in ‘The Blue Economy’

  • Financing Tools to Speed the Transition to Green Ports


Speakers at this event