PracticeAuditDe Boer lined up KPMG job before Copenhagen talks

De Boer lined up KPMG job before Copenhagen talks

UN climate change chief talks on his move to Big Four firm

Yvo de Boer

Yvo de Boer, KPMG’s latest climate change tsar, said he was in discussions to
leave the UN before Copenhagen talks fell apart,
The
Guardian reports
.

De Boer said he did not have the stamina to see another two years following
the talks.

“This isn’t the sort of job you get in six weeks after Copenhagen…When
Copenhagen failed to deliver what I had hoped, I thought maybe I should put it
on ice and stick around for a while to see it through. But it could take another
two years … and I don’t think I’ve got the stamina,” he said.

Read our profile of Yvo de Boer:
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of climate

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Guardian

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