Hannah Wood

Director Climate and Environment - UBS Optimus Foundation

Hannah is a committed and capable sustainable business and climate professional with a strong interest in nature based solutions, supporting the development of natural capital markets. She works for UBS Optimus Foundation as Director of the Climate & Environment program portfolio.

Previously she held the position of Group Sustainability Lead for the Elewana Collection in East Africa and was also both Director of Shanga, an artisanal social enterprise employing people with disabilities, and GM of Land & Life Foundation, a non-profit focusing on conservation, education, wildlife and community.

She worked with the FCO in Tanzania, managing climate change projects and sustainable business development for the High Commission, and also worked at the British Council, running the SubSaharan Africa Climate Change Programme across 10 countries.