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ING Americas Appoints Cindy Jia as Head of Sustainable Finance

ING Americas Appoints Cindy Jia as Head of Sustainable Finance

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  • Leadership Expansion: Cindy Jia and Ana Carolina Oliveira take on new roles, driving sustainable finance and TMT & Healthcare growth.
  • Strategic Vision: ING reinforces commitment to net-zero initiatives and sustainable financing.
  • Client Focus: Emphasizing tailored advisory, financing solutions, and sustainability in core business models.

Leadership Appointments

ING Financial Services LLC announced pivotal leadership changes. Cindy Jia is now head of Sustainable Finance for the Americas. Based in New York, she reports to Matt Rosetti, head of Sectors Americas, and Jacomijn Vels, ING’s global head of Sustainable Finance.

Cindy Jia’s Role

Cindy’s mandate includes enhancing the team’s top-tier position in providing customized advisory and financing solutions for sustainability projects. She will drive ING’s ambition of financing the sustainable transition and oversee the implementation of ING’s sustainability strategy in the Americas.

Cindy has been an integral part of the Americas Sustainable Finance platform over the past two years covering clients in the energy and energy-intensive sectors,” said Vels. “Her diverse experience in project finance, sustainable technology development, and business strategy adds immense value to our clients as they start exploring new technologies and partnership models to meet looming decarbonization targets.”

Cindy’s background includes managing sister energy technology startups and a strong educational foundation with a Bachelor’s in Economics from the Wharton School and a JD from St. Francis School of Law.

Ana Carolina Oliveira’s New Role

Ana Carolina Oliveira transitions from leading Sustainable Finance to head Technology, Media, Telecom (TMT), and Healthcare in the Americas, reporting to Matt Rosetti. Ana Carolina will shape the strategy and investments for this key franchise.

ING’s TMT & Healthcare franchise continues to evolve and expand in line with those industries’ increasingly dynamic and competitive landscapes,” commented Rosetti. “Ana Carolina’s experience in Sustainable Finance, an area of expertise that she has developed in the Americas since 2020, will be critical as sustainability becomes ever more prevalent and intertwined with our clients’ core business models.

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Commitment to Net-Zero

ING is committed to net-zero initiatives, exemplified by the Terra approach, aiming to align its lending portfolio with a 1.5 degrees Celsius temperature rise cap. This includes mobilizing €150 billion annually by 2027 for client transitions to a low-carbon society.


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