Tonia Plakhotniuk

Vice President, Climate & ESG Capital Markets

Joined the Bank

September 2021

Responsibilities

Tonia supports NatWest Markets clients with the structuring and execution of sustainable finance transactions, developing sustainable finance strategies, and engaging with clients, investors, industry associations, regulators and other relevant stakeholders on ESG topics.

Previous Experience

Tonia joined from the Association for Financial Markets in Europe (AFME) representing the pan-European wholesale capital markets industry. In her previous role as an Associate Director, Tonia was leading AFME’s work programmes in ESG/Sustainable Finance and Financial Reporting for 3 years, helping to bring industry insights into the development of European, as well as global, policy in these thematic areas. In the past, Tonia has worked for large public accounting and consulting firms for more than 8 years. She has managed a wide spectrum of external assurance and consulting projects across both emerging and developed markets and has been specialising primarily in banking and capital markets sector.

Education

Tonia holds a BBA in Marketing with a concentration in Accounting from the International Christian University in Kyiv. She is also a Certified Public Accountant in the US.