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Linda Zeilina

Leaders Europe 2023


Founder and Chief Executive Officer, International Sustainable Finance Center





Linda Zeilina is the founder and chief executive officer of the International Sustainable Finance Center, a non-partisan, non-profit think tank based in the Czech Republic. The Center educates and brings professionals and young people together to increase their financial literacy and encourage new collaborations. With her leadership, the Center launched the Czech Sustainable Investment Forum and the region’s largest sustainable finance event, the five-day Central and Eastern Sustainable Finance Summit. Linda is also a non-executive director at Pedal Me, a London-based startup aiming to decarbonize urban passenger and cargo services. Linda’s key values include kindness, empathy, and generosity, and she volunteers as a mentor to students from disadvantaged backgrounds. Linda is based in the Czech Republic and the United Kingdom.