Iggy Bassi

Founder and CEO


About Iggy

Iggy has a 20-year track record of building companies and advising global organizations (inc. Fortune 500 and sovereigns) on competitiveness, technology, and sustainability.

As CEO of Cervest, he spearheads the development of the world’s first AI-powered Climate Intelligence platform, designed to help organisations quantify physical climate risks down to the individual asset level.

An advocate for climate-smart innovations, his first impact led agribusiness, GADCO, was supported by Acumen Fund, Soros, BMGF/AGRA, World Bank, and Syngenta. Its impact featured in UNDP, World Economic Forum, FT, Guardian and Huff Post.

A thought leader in natural capital, agriculture, and analytics, Iggy has spoken at forums including UN-FAO, World Bank, ICRD, Harvard, and the UK Government. His earlier career included investment banking, strategy consulting, and analytics software. He holds a master’s from the University of Cambridge (ESRC Scholar) and is a member of BMW Responsible Leaders.

Their Sessions

12:00 pm - 12:40 pm 15th June 2021

Climate change, population shifts and increasing conflicts all mean that the world’s disaster risk is rising. Natural disasters, extreme weather and environmental degradation can cause...

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