Josie Murdoch

Policy Fellow (Sustainable Finance and Central Banking)

Josie Murdoch

Josie is a policy fellow working on sustainable finance policy with a particular focus on aligning central banks and financial supervisors with net zero.

Background

Prior to joining the Grantham Research Institute, Josie spent two years working for the Aldersgate Group on UK policy to accelerate the private sector transition to net zero. She led the Group’s work on domestic green finance policy (particularly climate-related financial disclosures), as well as researching and advocating on additional policy areas including energy efficiency, nature-based solutions, planning reform and offshore wind. Before joining the Aldersgate she was a consultant for the International Institute of Environment and Development on local climate finance. Prior to working in policy, Josie spent 6 years in the arts and culture sector, including three years at Penguin Books. She holds a Bachelor of Music from the University of Sheffield and an MSc in Environment & Development from the University of Edinburgh.

Research Interests

  • Net zero-aligned central banking and macroeconomic supervision
  • Sustainable public and private finance
  • Climate risk management and asset pricing