Aila Aho

Executive Adviser, Nordea

Aila Aho has extensive experience in banking and finance after working with the largest international companies in the Nordic area for over 30 years. For the last five years she has focused on sustainability related risks and opportunities in Nordea Wholesale Banking, advising and arranging green bonds, developing ESG risk evaluation tools and reporting, as well as following the regulatory development in sustainable finance. In addition, she is a member of the EU Technical Expert Group (TEG) on Sustainable Finance and the rapporteur for the Green Bond Standard subgroup and chairs the Sustainability Committee in Finance Finland.

She has held multiple positions in Nordea: Head of Sustainable Financing Wholesale banking, Global Head of Export and Project Finance and Client Executive. She has complemented her Master’s degree from Aalto University with a Postgraduate Certificate in Sustainable Business, Cambridge University, in 2015.