Sustainability Regulatory Reporting 4 week Short Course

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Sustainability Regulatory Reporting Short Course 







4 Weeks





Start Date: Wednesday 25th October 2023

Programme Overview

This Certified Sustainability Regulatory Reporting program will provide attendees with an overview of sustainability, current and future regulatory reporting requirements and expectations.


Who should attend: Those in Governance Roles including Directors, and Compliance and Audit professionals.



4 hours LCI, FCI (Compliance), QFA, CPD Member, RS CPD Member, Savings & Investments MCC

3 hours Professional Banker, Chartered Banker, Certified Bank Director, Wealth Management Professional, Retirement Planning Professional, Accredited Funds Professional 

2 hours FCI (Ethics), CECA

Course Content: Overview of Sustainability, Current and Future Regulatory Reporting Requirements and Regulatory Expectations.


Course Overview: 

  • Week 1: Evolution of Sustainability, Framework of Regulations and Supervisory Expectations 
  • Week 2: Existing Reporting Requirements (SFDR / Mifid / EUT etc.)
  • Week 3: Future Reporting Requirements (CSRD / voluntary)
  • Week 4: Integration, Risk Management, Regulatory Framework

How you will benefit: Participants who complete this course, will be better prepared to engage with the rapidly growing field of sustainable finance, make informed investment decisions, and contribute to the promotion of sustainability in the financial industry and beyond.

Taking up an ACOI Designation:

Upon completion of a short assignment successful participants will receive a Compliance Institute digital badge and a certificate of completion.



Eilís Griffin, Compliance & Governance Coach, Consultant, Lecturer

Eilís is a senior compliance and governance practitioner with 25 years’ experience in the Financial Services sector, ranging from a global bank to a technology start up to a pillar bank. Eilís has extensive experience and expertise in regulatory compliance, governance and financial crime compliance - 15 years at Leadership level. Eilís is currently a Compliance and Governance Consultant working with a variety of clients in Financial Services.

Sarah Moran, Director at KPMG Sustainable Futures

Sarah joined KPMG Ireland in 2016 as a manager within the Risk Consulting financial modelling team. Prior to joining the firm, Sarah worked for 10 years to Financial Controller level in a variety of sectors including Financial Services, Property, Private Healthcare and Consumer Goods, which has driven a deep understanding of commercial client-side perspectives regarding strategic and operational challenges and opportunities.

Andrew Farmer,  Director, Sustainable Futures, Head of Asset Management & Private Equity, KPMG

Andrew is a Director in KPMG Ireland’s Sustainable Futures practice, where he leads on Investment Management and Private Equity. He has nearly two decades of deep experiential knowledge of the business of institutional investment management, global fund structuring and specialized innovation.  Over his career, Andrew has served in senior roles within hedge funds, long-only managers, venture capital and institutional investment consulting firms. 


Noel Moloney, Director, Risk Consulting, KPMG

Noel joined KPMG Risk Consulting specialising in Asset Management. He has over 17 years’ experience in the Financial services sector which includes fund accounting, fund reporting and consulting. During this time he has developed a deep understanding of financial services, products and respective regulations.


Kevin Barry, Sustainable Finance Manager, KPMG

Kevin, a manager in KPMG Sustainable Futures,  has gained extensive experience across various financial services and corporate sectors, including Sustainable Finance, Climate Risk, Financial Modelling, Investment Management,  External Audit, and Assurance.


Eva Sheehy, ESG Reporting and Assurance Director, KPMG 

Eva is a Director in the ESG Reporting & Assurance team in KPMG Ireland. She has worked with a wide variety of public and private clients including those in the Retail, Food & Agri and Transport and Construction industries. Eva joined KPMG in 2013 and has extensive experience working on audit and assurance engagements.

Eva assists clients completing ESG reporting readiness assessments and advises clients on current and future ESG reporting standards relevant to their business and sector.


Dr. James Fitton, Associate Director, KPMG

Dr James Fitton is a climate risk scientist with 10+ years’ experience working in the area of climate change risk and adaptation, spatial analysis and earth observation and joined KPMG Sustainable Futures in November 2022. James led the Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation Research Group at the SFI-Centre for Energy, Climate and Marine (MaREI) in University College Cork (UCC), where he managed the development and delivery of Climate Ireland, Irelands national climate adaptation platform, and supported the development of the Local Authority Climate Action Plan guidance and semi-quantitative risk assessment methods for the Climate Action Regional Offices. At UCC, James was part of the Met Éireann TRANSLATE project, which aimed to standardise future climate projections for Ireland and develop climate services that meet the climate information needs of decision makers. James has experience working in England, Scotland, Mexico and Denmark on a range of climate change and climate risk projects, including the award-winning Dynamic Coast project to assess current and future coastal erosion and flood risk across Scotland on behalf of the Scottish Government.


Thomas Ball, Director, Sustainable Futures, KPMG

Thomas Ball joined KPMG as a Director in the Sustainable Futures team in early 2023. He is building the team’s work on integrated corporate transition planning, with a focus on nature and biodiversity. A scientist by training with a 20 year career spanning corporate sustainability strategy, communications, policy and advocacy. Prior to KPMG he was Head of Business Advocacy at WWF (The World Wide Fund for Nature) where he led a technical team working with global financial institutions and real economy businesses to drive the transition to a net zero and nature positive economy. Alongside this he was a core technical member of the UK Government’s Transition Plan Taskforce – developing a gold standard for integrated corporate transition planning. Before this he headed up WWF’s sector leading corporate partnerships team and was responsible for a multi-million-pound portfolio of innovative partnerships and on the ground environmental programmes with some of the world’s largest businesses and financial institutions.

At KPMG Thomas is working with a diverse range of public and private sector clients in Ireland and is leading on projects on Science Based Targets for Climate, Nature and Land Use, Circular Economy standards, agri-food sector transformation, financial services sector risks and dependencies on nature and biodiversity, and corporate transition planning in response to EU CSRD and other market and regulatory expectations.

Any Questions?

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Contact: [email protected]

25/10/2023 - 15/11/2023
Registration is closed.