Julian Metherell is a director [and shareholder] of Natural Capital Research. He is a partner of MW&L Capital, a private investment firm he co-founded in 2018. MW&L has investments in the energy, shipping, agriculture and fintech sectors. In addition, Julian farms in East Anglia where he is investing to restore the habitat and ecology of an estate which includes an important SSSI. Julian spent the majority of his career in investment banking. He was a partner of Goldman Sachs and served as Chief Executive of the UK Investment Bank from 2006 -2011 advising clients in the natural resources and utility sectors on M&A and financing. He currently sits on the board of Gaslog, a leading international LNG shipping business where he chairs the Sustainability Committee. In addition, he is chair of the Advisory Board, at the Cambridge Judge Business School and a Trustee of the Royal Opera House.