Gemma James joined Chronos Sustainability in February 2022 where she leads the firm’s biodiversity and nature programmes with investors, companies and NGOs. She advises clients on a range of nature related topics such as on data and disclosure, integrating nature with climate, deforestation and the circular economy. Prior to that, Gemma spent almost seven years at the Principles for Responsible Investment where she held positions including Senior Lead and Head of Environmental Issues where she was responsible for overseeing investor initiatives, research and engagements on environmental themes including biodiversity, plastics and water. Gemma previously worked for the International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM). She worked on water, biodiversity and climate change issues with mining companies to develop and share good practice.