Jon Williams

Lead Partner, Biodiversity & Ecosystems, Sustainability & Climate Change, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Jon Williams

Jon Williams is Lead Partner, Biodiversity & Ecosystems, Sustainability & Climate Change at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

He oversees PricewaterhouseCoopers’ extensive work on biodiversity & ecosystems as well as being the financial services leader in PwC’s Sustainability & Climate Change practice.

He has extensive experience working on sustainable forestry finance, biodiversity and ecosystems markets, including working with FSC, RSPO and a number of conservation NGOs in developing markets. He led the PwC/WBCSD Forest Finance Toolkit project, PwC’s team contributing to TEEB, and PwC’s team advising the World Economic Forum on biodiversity. He has also overseen the forest fund and forest carbon/REDD+ projects, and is currently leading a project with the UNDP exploring the potential to establish biodiversity markets in Central and South America.

A former banker, Jon was head of sustainable development at HSBC where he developed and implemented their forest sector lending policy. He is also on the Advisory Board of the Ecosystems Marketplace.