Ferdinand B.

Ferdinand B.

WellingtonNew Zealand
Rising Talent

Managing Director at Balfour and Associates Ltd

Ferdinand is a global professional advisor in the areas of Impact/ESG Advisory, governance, compliance, financial and sustainable impact reporting and accounting. He is practically experienced in implementing and ensuring compliance with a wide range of international regulatory and stock exchange rules, as well as auditing and investigations. He currently focusses on the global challenge of climate change, at international, national and organisational levels. Ferdinand works extensively with environmental technology and digital start ups to achieve green technology symbiosis deployment, using reporting frameworks like the UN SDG, IRIS and GIIN reporting frameworks, to guide and support the achievement of global climate goals and objectives. He is the Managing Director of Balfour and Associates Ltd, an Impact Advisory and Capital raising boutique with offices in London and Wellington. He is also the Chief Value Officer for a New Zealand digital start up, Mutu Limited, which focusses on the Library of Things (LoT) and circular sharing economy, where he is responsible for integrated Financial and Sustainable reporting. Prior to specializing in sustainability and ESG, he spent 25 years globally auditing, consulting and investigating on different continents, as a senior GRC partner or CAE. Ferdinand also holds a position as a Lay Member, Regulatory Tribunal, Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors UK. In 2012 he earned his Master of Commerce and Accounting at Victoria University of Wellington on the topic of corruption, culture and financial reporting in China and Indonesia, based on his work in those countries, which was followed by an AAAJ published academic article on culture and financial reporting in 2017.
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Chief Value Officer, Mutu Ltd - Sustainability Reporting, Accounting
Chief Value Officer, Mutu Ltd - Sustainability Reporting, Accounting
Integrated Sustainability Impact report for Maritime Decarbonization
Integrated Sustainability Impact report for Maritime Decarbonization
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Ferdinand B.

Ferdinand B.

WellingtonNew Zealand
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Managing Director at Balfour and Associates Ltd

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Ferdinand is a global professional advisor in the areas of Impact/ESG Advisory, governance, compliance, financial and sustainable impact reporting and accounting. He is practically experienced in implementing and ensuring compliance with a wide range of international regulatory and stock exchange rules, as well as auditing and investigations. He currently focusses on the global challenge of climate change, at international, national and organisational levels. Ferdinand works extensively with environmental technology and digital start ups to achieve green technology symbiosis deployment, using reporting frameworks like the UN SDG, IRIS and GIIN reporting frameworks, to guide and support the achievement of global climate goals and objectives. He is the Managing Director of Balfour and Associates Ltd, an Impact Advisory and Capital raising boutique with offices in London and Wellington. He is also the Chief Value Officer for a New Zealand digital start up, Mutu Limited, which focusses on the Library of Things (LoT) and circular sharing economy, where he is responsible for integrated Financial and Sustainable reporting. Prior to specializing in sustainability and ESG, he spent 25 years globally auditing, consulting and investigating on different continents, as a senior GRC partner or CAE. Ferdinand also holds a position as a Lay Member, Regulatory Tribunal, Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors UK. In 2012 he earned his Master of Commerce and Accounting at Victoria University of Wellington on the topic of corruption, culture and financial reporting in China and Indonesia, based on his work in those countries, which was followed by an AAAJ published academic article on culture and financial reporting in 2017.
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Chief Value Officer, Mutu Ltd - Sustainability Reporting, Accounting
Chief Value Officer, Mutu Ltd - Sustainability Reporting, Accounting
Integrated Sustainability Impact report for Maritime Decarbonization
Integrated Sustainability Impact report for Maritime Decarbonization
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"Ferdinand has been hired as Mutu's Chief Value Officer and he immediately became an integral and invaluable part of our team. Ferdinand's knowledge and insights of ESG, sustainability and global climate issues has enabled him to take the lead in most of our sustainability-driven projects. Some of the work Ferdinand has done includes completing complex grant funding applications, assisting in our seed capital raise, financial and sustainability modelling and AI development project management. He is an excellent communicator and is has phenomenal time management. We are beyond stoked to have Ferdinand as part of our team and anyone who is able to work with him is incredibly lucky. "

Toby S. | Founder and Managing Director
Integrated reporting for financial and non financial sustainability results
Feb 2021
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