Aleksandra Palinska

As former Senior Research and Advocacy officer, Aleksandra Palinska worked, amongst other topics, on sustainable finance.

Aleksandra Palinska is a seasoned professional with more than 10 years of experience in strategic EU public affairs. Her expertise covers sustainable finance, corporate governance and capital markets regulation. She acts as a sherpa on the European Commission’s Platform on Sustainable Finance.

Prior to joining Finance Watch, she worked for EFAMA, EuropeanIssuers and BetterFinance, which represent the interests of asset managers, publicly-listed companies and individual investors, respectively. Hence, she has a very good understanding of the financial industry, the challenges and expectations of the buy and sell side, and how capital markets work.

Aleksandra holds a masters’ degree in economics from the University of Economics in Katowice and a post-graduate diploma in European studies from the Warsaw School of Economics.

Areas of expertise:

  • Corporate governance
  • Sustainable finance

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Aleksandra Palinska

Participated in these publications

Consultation response

Feedback on the EFRAG exposure drafts on the European Sustainability Reporting Standards

Finance Watch welcomes the EFRAG proposals for ESRS. However, some...
Open letter

Letter to the ISSB on its proposals for International Sustainability Reporting Standards

In its letter to the ISSB on the exposure drafts...
Consultation response

Response to consultation on IDD guidelines for sustainability preferences in suitability assessment

The assessment of suitability is a crucial protection for customers...
Consultation response

Response to the ESMA consultation on guidelines for MiFID II suitability requirements

The assessment of suitability is a crucial protection for investors...
Joint statement

Joint statement – European Parliament leaves SMEs out of CSRD scope

In the joint statement below, Finance Watch raises the alarm...
Position paper

Joint NGOs and consumer recommendations for minimum criteria for Art. 8 & 9 products under SFDR

This paper sets out recommendations put forward jointly by a...
Joint statement

Multi-stakeholder letter calling to broaden the scope of the EU Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive

In the multi-stakeholder letter below, sent to Members of the...
Joint statement

Joint Statement- NGOs express deep concerns on the upcoming Sustainable Corporate Governance initiative

Finance Watch co-signed today a joint letter to European Commission...
Open letter

Multi-stakeholder statement on the CSRD reform and EU standards

Investors, asset managers and civil society organisations jointly call for: Reaching...
Open letter

Open Letter: Risking Effective Sustainable Corporate Governance

Finance Watch co-signed on 20 December 2021 with seven other...
Open letter

Finance Watch letter to the European Commission on sustainable corporate governance

In a letter dated 15 December 2021 and addressed to...
Position paper

NGO Policy Briefing on Sustainable Corporate Governance

Finance Watch co-signs today a joint policy briefing on how...
Consultation response

Consultation Response on the Draft Delegated Act on Art. 8 of the Taxonomy Regulation

An appropriate calibration of Art. 8 of the Taxonomy Regulation...
Consultation response

Response to the ESAs consultation on EU taxonomy-related sustainability product-level disclosures

Our response to the ESAs consultation on EU taxonomy-related sustainability...
Joint statement

Joint NGO statement on the Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (formerly NFRD)

Finance Watch has signed the following joint statement on the...
Consultation response

Establishing ESAP: EU Commission consultation response

Response to the European Commission consultation on the establishment of...
Consultation response

Response to Commission Consultation Document Proposal for an Initiative on Sustainable Corporate Governance

Finance Watch calls for an EU framework on director duties...
Consultation response

Response to EU Commission on review of Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD)

Finance Watch calls for allowing both qualitative and quantitative approaches...
Consultation response

Response to EIOPA consultation on Taxonomy Regulation Article 8

Finance Watch published on 11 January 2021 its response to...
Consultation response

Feedback on the draft Delegated Acts on climate mitigation & adaptation (EU Taxonomy)

On 18 December 2020, Finance Watch published its feedback on...
Consultation response

Response to the ESMA consultation on Art 8 Taxonomy-related disclosures

On 4 December 2020, Finance Watch has published its comments...
Consultation response

Our views on product disclosure templates under the Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation

Finance Watch responded to the ESAs’ survey on environmental and/or...
Consultation response

Our response to the consultation on the establishment of an EU Green Bond Standard

Finance Watch welcomes the Commission reaffirmed commitment to establish an...

Areas of expertise:

  • Corporate governance
  • Sustainable finance