Speakers

Philipp Aerni

Director, Center for Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability, University of Zurich (Switzerland)

4:00pm – 4:45pmWHAT ESG MEANS IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES

Bige Kahraman Alper

Associate professor of finance, Said Business School, Oxford University (United Kingdom)

2:00pm – 3:00pmPOSITIONING PORTFOLIOS IN TIMES OF UNCERTAINTY

Iain Begg

Professorial Research Fellow and co-director, Dahrendorf Forum, European Institute, London School of Economics (United Kingdom)

1:20pm – 2:00pmTHE ECONOMIC CONSEQUENCES OF BREXIT

Tania Boler

Founder, Elvie (United Kingdom)

12:15pm – 1:15pmCULTURE IN THE 2020S

Majdi Chammas

Head of external asset management, AP1 (Sweden)

4:00pm – 4:45pmWHAT ESG MEANS IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES

Sarah Cornell

Global change researcher, Docent in Sustainability Science, Stockholm Resilience Centre (Sweden)

3:15pm – 4:00pmDEFINING AN ENVIRONMENTAL INVESTMENT UNIVERSE WITHIN PLANETARY BOUNDARIES

Jeffrey Ding

China lead, Center for the Governance of AI, Future of Humanity Institute, Oxford University (United States)

11:00am – 11:35amCHINA AND AI

Nathan Fabian

Chief responsible investment officer, PRI; rapporteur, EU taxonomy, EU technical expert group on sustainable finance (United Kingdom)

12:30pm – 1:15pmPOLICY UPDATE: EU TAXONOMIES, COP26 AND THE JOURNEY TO CARBON NEUTRALITY BY 2050

Steve Freedman

Senior product specialist, thematic strategies, Pictet Asset Management (Switzerland)

3:15pm – 4:00pmDEFINING AN ENVIRONMENTAL INVESTMENT UNIVERSE WITHIN PLANETARY BOUNDARIES

Denise Hearn

Co-chair First Principles; co-author The Myth of Capitalism: Monopolies and the Death of Competition (United States)

11:35am – 12:35pmASSET MANAGEMENT, OLIGOPOLIES AND MONOPSONY POWER

Cameron Hepburn

Professor of Environmental Economics, Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment; Director of the Economics of Sustainability Programme, Institute for New Economic Thinking, Oxford Martin School; fellow at New College, Oxford; managing editor, Oxford Review of Economic Policy, Oxford University (United Kingdom)

2:00pm – 2:45pmRUNAWAY SOLUTIONS FOR CLIMATE CHANGE

Chris Hulatt

Founder, Octopus (United Kingdom)

12:15pm – 1:15pmCULTURE IN THE 2020S

Laura James

Senior Middle East analyst, Oxford Analytica (United Kingdom)

4:15pm – 6:00pmWORKSHOP: SCENARIO PLANNING

Karen Karniol-Tambour

Head of research, Bridgewater (United States)

4:45pm – 5:30pmINTEGRATING FINANCIAL AND IMPACT GOALS INTO SAA

Lucas Kello

Associate Professor of International Relations; director, Centre for Technology and Global Affairs, Oxford University (United Kingdom)

3:05pm – 3:50pmVIRTUAL WEAPON: CYBER SECURITY AND INTERNATIONAL ORDER

Amalia Khachatryan

Deputy director of advisory, Oxford Analytica (United Kingdom)

4:15pm – 6:00pmWORKSHOP: SCENARIO PLANNING

Stephen Kotkin

John P Birkelund ’52 Professor in History and International Affairs, Princeton University; senior fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford University (United States)

9:00am – 10:30amSYSTEMIC GEOPOLITICAL RISKS

Claudia Kruse

Managing director global responsible investment and governance, APG (The Netherlands)

2:35pm – 3:05pmINNOVATIVE RESPONSES TO CONTRIBUTING TO SDGS – USING AI

Eloy Lindeijer

Head of investment management, PGGM (The Netherlands)

1:15pm – 2:00pmSUSTAINABILITY LEADERSHIP

Mark Mansley

Chief investment officer, Brunel Pension Partnership (United Kingdom)

3:15pm – 4:00pmDEFINING AN ENVIRONMENTAL INVESTMENT UNIVERSE WITHIN PLANETARY BOUNDARIES

Craig Mackenzie

Head of strategic asset allocation, Aberdeen Standard Investments (United Kingdom)

12:30pm – 1:15pmPOLICY UPDATE: EU TAXONOMIES, COP26 AND THE JOURNEY TO CARBON NEUTRALITY BY 2050

Molly Morgan Jones

Director of policy, British Academy (United Kingdom)

10:15am – 11:15amPURPOSEFUL COMPANIES – ESG AND COMPANY PERFORMANCE SHORT AND LONG TERM

Vis Nayar

Chief investment officer, Europea and UK, HSBC Global Asset Management (United Kingdom)

11:35am – 12:20pmINVESTING IN CHINA IN AN AGE OF UNCERTAINTY

Mary Pieterse-Bloem

Endowed professor of financial markets, Erasmus School of Economics (The Netherlands)

11:35am – 12:20pmINVESTING IN CHINA IN AN AGE OF UNCERTAINTY

Simon Pilcher

Chief executive of USS Investment Management; CIO, USS (United Kingdom)

2:00pm – 3:00pmPOSITIONING PORTFOLIOS IN TIMES OF UNCERTAINTY

Gene Podkaminer

Head of research strategies, multi-asset solutions, Franklin Templeton (United States)

2:00pm – 3:00pmPOSITIONING PORTFOLIOS IN TIMES OF UNCERTAINTY

Joel Prohin

Head of portfolio management, Caisse des Depots et Consignations (France)

12:30pm – 1:15pmPOLICY UPDATE: EU TAXONOMIES, COP26 AND THE JOURNEY TO CARBON NEUTRALITY BY 2050

Alex Proimos

Institutional content producer, Conexus Financial (Australia)

11:00am – 11:35amCHINA AND AI

Ramana Ramaswamy

Senior portfolio manager, macro strategies, CPPIB (Canada)

11:35am – 12:20pmINVESTING IN CHINA IN AN AGE OF UNCERTAINTY

Nancy Saich

Chief climate change expert, European Investment Bank (Luxembourg)

12:30pm – 1:15pmPOLICY UPDATE: EU TAXONOMIES, COP26 AND THE JOURNEY TO CARBON NEUTRALITY BY 2050

Martin Schmalz

Associate Professor of Finance, Saïd Business School, University of Oxford (United Kingdom)

11:35am – 12:35pmASSET MANAGEMENT, OLIGOPOLIES AND MONOPSONY POWER

Lakshmi Shyam-Sunder

Chief risk officer, World Bank Group (United States)

8:20am – 9:00amGLOBAL RISK OUTLOOK

Marshall Stocker

Head of country research, emerging markets debt, Eaton Vance (United States)

4:00pm – 4:45pmWHAT ESG MEANS IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES

Colin Tate

Chief executive, Conexus Financial (Australia)

4:15pm – 6:00pmWORKSHOP: SCENARIO PLANNING

Peter Tufano

Dean, Said Business School, University of Oxford (United Kingdom)

9:30am – 10:15amVISUALISING AND ENACTING PURPOSE: NEW ATTITUDES AND SKILLS

Gilbert van Hassel

Chief executive, Robeco (The Netherlands)

1:15pm – 2:00pmSUSTAINABILITY LEADERSHIP

David Villa

CIO, Wisconsin State Investment Board (United States)

2:00pm – 2:35pmDATA CASE STUDY

Karen Ward

Global strategist, JP Morgan Asset Management (United Kingdom)

1:20pm – 2:00pmTHE ECONOMIC CONSEQUENCES OF BREXIT

Amanda White

Director of institutional content, Conexus Financial (Australia)

2:00pm – 2:45pmRUNAWAY SOLUTIONS FOR CLIMATE CHANGE

David Whiteley

Global head of external relations, IFM Investors (Australia)

10:15am – 11:15amPURPOSEFUL COMPANIES – ESG AND COMPANY PERFORMANCE SHORT AND LONG TERM

David Young

Founder, Oxford Analytica (United States)

3:30pm – 4:15pmGEOPOLITICS FIRESIDE CHAT