Julien Martin

Julien Martin

Digital Climate Group Limited

CEO and Founder

Julien Martin has 25 years in financial services in sell side and infrastructure organizations of which 18 in Asia.

He is the CEO and founder of Digital Climate Group, a financial service company working on democratizing access to green finance products for issuers and investors leveraging blockchain, Web3 and AI.

Previously, Senior Managing Director for HKEX and CEO of the Bond Connect Company Limited, a joint venture established by China Foreign Exchange Trade System (CFETS) and HKEX. Leading the development of Fixed Income products (Cash, derivatives, and post trade), Data & ESG initiatives including regulatory disclosure, data monetization, ESG products development, index, rating and carbon, digital assets build up. Julien is the key architect that led to the launch of Bond Connect in July 2017, delivering policy breakthroughs and market efficiencies in pre-trade admission, trading, and settlement for the China interbank bond market.

A total of 17 years capital market experience in BNP Paribas group, in FICC trading sales, risk management and platform build up. Julien holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from ESSEC Business School, Paris.

My Sustainability Goals for 2024:

  • I wish for the creation of a real group of impact investors in HK
  • I wish for a greater fight against poverty in HK
  • I wish for our ocean to be clean and healthy with biodiversity