Ad van Wijk
Ahmed Olayinka Sule
Alexander Hogeveen Rutter
Alice C. Hill
Ali Shazan Gulrez
Ana Birliga Sutherland
Ana Luci Grizzi
Ana Struna Bregar
Ana Victoria Tarín Santiso
Anna Joseph Seng’enge
Antonio Díaz Aranda
Archy De Berker
Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana
Bowie Yin Sum Kung
Brian Andrew Statham
Bruce B. Simpson
Caitlin Reimers Brumme
Carissa Patrone Maikuri
Carla Della Maggiora
Chandra Shekhar Sinha
Christiaan Gevers Deynoot
Cynthia Chika Okorie
Daniel Christian Wahl
Daniel F. Akrofi
David Aled Williams
David W. Jia
Dr Erlijn van Genuchten
Dr Niall McCann
Emily C. Dooley
Enoch Opare Mintah
Esohe Denise Odaro
Evelyn Dan Epelle
Fatima Farooq Murawat
Federica della Monica
Filipe Mota da Silva
For An Ecological Awakening
Frank J. Cole
Gabriela Díaz Musmanni
Gabriella de Maio
Greg de Temmerman
Hannah M. Le
Harro van Asselt
Himanshu Gupta Himanshu Gupta
Holly Honglin Li
Ilyess El Kortbi
International Energy Agency
Irene Pérez Beltràn
Jaco van der Bank
Jennifer Harvey Sallin
Jindra Monique Čekan
Joel B. Stronberg
John Leo Algo
John Paul Jose
Jordi Pascual Torner
Josh Edem Kojo Dotse
José Solís Hernández
Juan Cristobal Gillmore
Jun Ukita Shepard
Leonardo Civinelli Tornel da Silveira
Leon de Graaf
Livia Miethke Morais
Luciana Antonini Ribeiro
María Helena Jaén
Maria Eugenia Filmanovic
Maria F. Burgos
Matthew David Wittenstein
Mehmet Emin Birpinar
Minco van der Weide
Nazia Mintz Habib
Neo Gim Huay
Nicola De Blasio
Nicolette Pombo-van Zyl
Niloufar Javadi Abhari
Noé van Hulst
Nuno M. Barracha Gaspar
Pablo Moral Vega
Paride Del Grosso
Pei Wei Benjamin Yang
Peter Van Kemseke
Philip Mawusi Adiamah
Piera Della Porta
Prince Bright Majiga
Ramy George Yacoub
Robert G. Eccles
Robert W. van Zwieten
Saher Rashid Baig
Sanghamitra Chattopadhyay Mukherjee
Sharon L. Deem
Sheri R. Hinish
Sidonie Commarmond Meynial
Suki Dauda Sule
Thaweeporn Amy Kummetha
The AgroParisTech graduates
The Austrian Youth Delegation at COP27
Thierno Alassane Sall
Tina Nybo Jensen
Venera N. Anderson
Vincent van der Holst
William ten Zijthoff
Winne van Woerden
Aaron Benjamin is the UK and Europe Coalition Lead at the Direct Air Capture Coalition. He also serves as Program Manager with the Global Carbon Removal Partnership where he has been focusing on the potential for direct air capture in Kenya. Aaron started his career in academic publishing as a Journal Specialist with Frontiers in Climate.
Aaron Boockvar-Klein is an analyst for the cleantech company Voltus. Before beginning work in the energy transition space, he graduated from the University of Michigan, where he studied chemistry.
Aaron Cosbey is a senior development economist at the International Institute for Sustainable Development and the European Roundtable on Climate Change and Sustainable Transition. He has 30 years of experience in sustainable development policy, with a focus on international trade.
Adele Seymons is the Interim CEO of the Copper for Tomorrow CRC bid and CEO & Founder of Deep Green R&D Solutions. She has significant experience in developing consortiums that effectively deliver on critical industry challenges. If successfully funded, the Copper for Tomorrow CRC will deliver research, education, and knowledge dissemination to transform the industry into a leading supplier of green copper to minimise impact while adding value to the community.
Adetayo Adetuyi is a Senior Consultant with Brooks & Knights Legal Consultants (BKLC) and has expertise in energy related infrastructure and project financings. Adetayo has worked as in-house counsel to an IPP developer and holds a LLM in Energy Law.
Adnan Mazarei is a nonresident fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics. Previously he was a deputy director at the International Monetary Fund’s Middle East and Central Asia Department.
Adrian Fernandez-Perez is a Senior Research Fellow at the Auckland Centre for Financial Research (Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand). His research focuses on the pricing of commodities and behavioural finance.
Adrian Mason is an Oil and Gas specialist at GlobalData Energy. With more than 25 years of experience, he is one of the top thought leaders in the industry, providing data-informed analysis. He formerly worked for other major companies, such as Shell, Intertek, and IQPC.
Adrien Concordel is a visiting researcher at MIT - Center for Energy and Environmental Policy Research (CEEPR) and previously worked as an energy consultant in the Middle-East. He specializes in resources and energy issues related to the energy transition.
Adrien Fabre is a PhD student at ETH Zurich focused on economics and climate change. He has also been a visiting scholar at NYU and an academic through and through.
Ad van Wijk is part-time Professor Future Energy Systems at the Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) in the Netherlands. He is also guest professor at KWR Water Research Institute. Amongst others, he was awarded the titles of Dutch entrepreneur of the year in 2007 and Dutch top-executive in 2008.
Ahmed Olayinka Sule is a London-based Financial Analyst, social critic and a freelance journalist.
Ahmed Saeed is the Vice President for East Asia, Southeast Asia and the Pacific at the Asian Development Bank
Aisha Abubakar is a researcher and architect with a PhD in Architecture and Urban Design, University of Strathclyde, UK. She has vast experience in development research and analysis that support inclusive planning and management, and fulfilling the broad principles of the SDGs in developing countries.
Akhilesh Anilkumar is a UN India Youth Climate Leader and the Director and co-founder of Bring Back Green Foundation, which works on diverse problems related to climate change. He is also a Youth Advisor for World Ocean Day.
Akos Losz is a Gas Analyst at the IEA with a demonstrated history of working in the energy economics, oil and gas markets and management consulting. He is widely published author and public speaker with a Master's Degree focused in Energy & Environment from Columbia University - School of International and Public Affairs.
Alain Schilli is the Managing Director of Magnefico LLC, and a Senior Advisor at the Basel Agency for Sustainable Energy. He specialises in business modelling and the development of sustainable products focused on renewable energy and energy efficiency. He is the founder of Shift Switzerland (Circular Economy Switzerland) and board member of the Business Angels Club.
Alejandro Nuñez-Jimenez is a Senior Researcher at ETH Zürich where he focuses on Energy & Innovation policy. He is also an advisory Board Member at Yes Europe, a network connecting aspiring & young energy professionals. He was previously a postdoctoral research fellow at the Harvard Belfer's Center Environment and Natural Resources Program (ENRP) and the Science, Technology, and Public Policy Program (STPP) where he investigated the role of hydrogen in the decarbonization of energy systems across different countries.
Alessandro Armenia is a master student at École Polytechnique in the InnoEnergy Renewable Energy double-degree programme. He is currently learning energy policies with YES Europe and EFET, and developing a start-up to deliver carbon offsetting solutions in the market together with ESADE Business School.
Alessandro Blasi is a strategic advisor to the International Energy Agency (IEA) Executive Director on various topics. He is in charge of assigned priority projects and maintaining relationships with the private sector. Before he co-lead work on IEA’s World Energy Investment Report and contributed as a senior analyst to the World Energy Outlook. Before joining the IEA, he worked in Italy's Prime Minister office, World Energy Council and Eni Group.
Alessandro Lanteri is professor of entrepreneurship at ESCP Business School and acting director of executive education in the Turin campus. He also teaches at Oxford’s Saïd Business School. Alessandro works with governments and businesses across five continents. His research has appeared on Harvard Business Review, MIT Technology Review, the World Economic Forum Agenda and Forbes.
Alessio Terzi is a lecturer at HEC Paris and Sciences Po Lille. He is an economist and the author of 'Growth for Good: Reshaping Capitalism to Save Humanity from Climate Catastrophe' (Harvard University Press 2022).
Alexander Hogveen Rutter is the Private Sector Specialist with the International Solar Alliance and has previous experience with IFC, BCG and Manitoba Hydro, an integrated utility in Canada. He has a passion for the energy transition and writes about it at https://energywithalex.wordpress.com/
Alex Lehmann is a non-resident fellow at Bruegel, the top-rated Brussels thinks tank. He is also a lecturer at the Frankfurt School of Finance and an adviser on financial policy and sustainability to a number of international organizations and central banks.
Alexandre Bassaneze is an experienced C-Level Executive with a demonstrated history of working in the oil & gas, chemical, healthcare industries. International experience in the USA. Honor to be one of top 10 Brazilian CEOs of 2020 by Grupo Gestão RH. And was elected Among 100 Most Influencial People in Healthcare Brazil during the last decade by Healthcare Management.
Alexandre Garel is a Doctor of Finance (ESCP & Panthéon-Sorbonne) and holds a Master of European Economics Studies (College of Europe). He teaches Finance at Audencia Business School.
Alex Chyzh is an oil and gas risk analyst and decarbonization researcher investigating government policies and regulations to advance energy transition in the upstream sector.
Alex Edmans is Professor of Finance at London Business School. He gave the TED talk “What to Trust in a Post-Truth World” with 2 million views, and wrote “Grow the Pie: How Great Companies Deliver Both Purpose and Profit”, a Financial Times Book of the Year.
Alex Hong has over 20 years of experience in executive and tertiary education. He has led cross-tertiary teams in development, curation, faculty/programme management, and business development in education and eLearning projects. He is actively involved in Climate/Biodiversity/ESG-related business matchmaking and conferences regionally. Alex is LinkedIn’s Top Voices (Green) in Singapore 2022 and represents the Global Blockchain Business Council (GBBC) as the Ambassador of Southeast Asia. He is also part of the Youth Networking Business Committee of Asia (YNBC) and contributes to his community by volunteering as a mentor for a Singapore-based start-up incubator.
Alexios Simintzis is a Consultant in the Energy practice of FTI Consulting in Brussels. He specialises in sustainable finance, oil & gas, carbon capture technologies and clean hydrogen. Alexios completed his graduate studies in International Energy at Sciences Po, where he focused on energy markets and economics.
Ali Borhani is the Managing Director of 3Sixty Strategic Advisors, a boutique consultancy firm based in London. It specialises in emerging markets and is focused on geo-economic and geo-strategic developments, including the decoupling of East and West and the implications of China’s Belt and Road Initiative. He is also a co-founder of The BRI Dialogues in collaboration with Durham University’s School of International Affairs. A Fellow of The Society of Arts who in climate change circles is known as #TheNetZeroOutlier.
Alice C. Hill is the David M. Rubenstein Senior Fellow for Energy and the Environment at the Council on Foreign Relations, former special assistant to President Obama and senior director for resilience policy on the National Security Council. Hill is the author of The Fight for Climate after COVID-19.
Alice Palmer is currently a young paralegal at Blaser Mills Law. Previously she has been awarded with an LLM in Law and Legal Practice by BPP and a bachelor's in PPE by King's College London. She has also volunteered at multiple organizations and tutored for multiple years across her higher education and early career.
Alicia García-Herrero is the Chief Economist for Asia Pacific at Natixis, a globally renowned investment advisory firm. She also serves as a Senior Fellow at Bruegel, a Belgian Think Tank which focuses on improving the quality of economic policies. Alicia also holds several teaching positions as a Senior Fellow at the East Asian Institute (EAI) of the National University Singapore (NUS), and as an Adjunct Professor at HKUST Business School. Ms. García-Herrero is also a Member of the Council of Advisors on Economic Affairs to the Spanish Government and an advisor to the Hong Kong Monetary Authority’s research arm (HKIMR). Alicia is globally recognized for her efforts and is very active on international media (BBC, Bloomberg, CNBC or CNN) as well as in social media. Alicia was nominated TOP Voices in Economy and Finance by LinkedIn in 2017.
Aliénor (Allie) Rougeot is a human-rights advocate focusing on climate justice, who co-founded the group Fridays for Future Toronto. With her co-organisers, she led the large youth climate strikes in late 2019. For her work, she has been recognised by The Starfish in the 25 under 25 Environmentalists, and by Corporate Knights in their 30 Under 30 Sustainability Leaders.
Ali Shazan Gulrez is an Energy & Systems Engineer at Lower 48 Energy in London where he oversees Grid Battery StorageDevelopment for the UK market. He has 4 years of professional experience in the eld of low carbon generation, waste heat recovery and energy efficiency.
Amanda Justice is the Principal Executive Enterprise Architect at ServiceNow where she develops energy and utility solutions.
Amara Nwuneli is a 15-year old Nigerian-American activist, social innovator, actor, and author. She founded and runs Fight Global Warming Nigeria which works to raise awareness about climate change among youth through interactive workshops, informational videos, and local initiatives. Through her work as a climate activist, she has served as a speaker and youth representative in various forums and has written articles. In addition, she constantly works to address inequality, corruption, and much more.
Amelia Tiemann is an MS candidate at Unicersity of California Davis. She has worked in nuclear advocacy for several years, and is also a freelance writer. She contributes regularly to the 4th Generation Blog, curated by Terrestrial Energy.
Ana Birliga Sutherland is a writer and editor for Circle Economy, with a broad, interdisciplinary education that supports her knowledge of the circular economy. She authors a range of Circle Economy’s publications. Ana holds a bachelor’s degree in Law from University College Utrecht, and a Master of Science in Environmental Management from the University of Edinburgh.
Ana Luci Grizzi is the Director of the ESG Advanced Program from Saint Paul Business School. She is a sustainability expert, consultant, and lecturer. She is member of several ESG Commissions in Brazil - Abrasca, Ibrademp, CFA Society and IBGC
Ana Struna Bregar is the CEO of CER Sustainable Business Network - a network of progressive companies and organizations accelerating the green transition in Slovenia. She holds a degree in Architecture and Urban Planning and gained knowledge in sustainability management at the University of Cambridge and the Yale School of Management.
Ana Victoria Tarín Santiso focuses on the development management of renewable energy projects at Greenvolt Power Renewables. She is also committed to environmental activities as Climate Reality Leader at The Climate Reality Project organization.
Andrea Bonime-Blanc is Founder & CEO of GEC Risk Advisory, a global governance, risk, ESG, ethics & cyber-strategist, board director, NACD 2022 Directorship100 Honoree and Life Member of the Council on Foreign Relations. She is author of Gloom to Boom (Routledge 2020) and the annual The ESGT Megatrends Manuals (Diplomatic Courier 2021, 2022, 2023).
Andrea Maggiani is the founder and CEO of Carbonsink, an Italy-based consulting firm specializing in corporate decarbonization and climate risk management strategies. Andrea Maggiani has over ten years of experience in climate strategy design, carbon finance mechanisms, and carbon project development.
Dr Andrea Marinoni is an associate professor at UiT – The Arctic University of Norway. Currently, he is one of the lead consultants in the EU climate project IMPETUS, helping to develop regional adaptation pathways and innovation packages through the assessment and definition of new methodologies.
Andreas Biermann is Director of Sustainable Finance and Business Development at Globalfields. He is a senior energy and climate policy expert, with over 25 years’ experience gained at various levels in the academic, national, and multilateral contexts. Previously, he served as Senior Adviser to the Managing Director for the Sustainable Infrastructure Business Group, as Deputy Director Mitigation at Green Climate Fund, and as Head of Climate Finance at EBRD.
Andreas Goldthau is Director of the Willy Brandt School and Franz Haniel Professor for Public Policy at the Faculty of Economics, Law and Social Sciences, University of Erfurt. He is also Research Group Leader at the Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies.
Andreas Hoepner is Professor of Operational Risk, Banking & Finance at University College Dublin. He is also, among others, Co-Inventor of the European Union's Paris-Aligned Benchmarks, a SVLabs Lead and a Head at the Sustainable Finance Platform of the European Commission.
Andreas Rasche is Professor at Copenhagen Business School (CBS) and Associate Dean for the CBS Full-Time MBA Program. He is a widely known international expert and public speaker on corporate sustainability, ESG, and sustainable finance. More at: http://www.arasche.com.
Andrea Webster is a managing director at Chartwell Capital and a contributor at SustainFinance. With over 20 years' experience in the wealth and asset management industry, she has spent over a decade working with boutique asset managers on business expansion.
Andrew Eil is a consultant specializing in climate change policy and capital markets, climate risk and resilience, impact investing and ESG considerations, and development finance. He is currently Head of Climate Risk for North America with Tata Consultancy Services (TCS).
Andrew Sheng is Distinguished Fellow of Asia Global Institute, University of Hong Kong, and Chief Adviser to the China Banking Regulatory Commission.
Angela Hultberg is a Global Director in the Sustainability Team at global consultancy partnership Kearney, focusing on actioning sustainability across the length and breadth of client business models to reach climate and emissions targets. She has a specific focus on the automotive, transport and retail sectors, having joined the Kearney team from IKEA, where she served as Head of Sustainable Mobility.
Dr Angela Wilkinson is the 6th Secretary General and CEO of the World Energy Council, a diverse community network of over 3,000 member organisations that has been instrumental in promoting better energy developments in over 100 countries for nearly 100 years. Dr Wilkinson has led the Council since 2019 as it defines, enables and accelerates successful energy transitions through its unique network, practical insights and leadership dialogues.
Angela Zhong is a first-generation Asian-American Harvard sophomore. She is studying economics with a secondary in environmental science public policy and a citation in Mandarin. Hailing from Houston, Angela has felt the impacts of natural disasters and climate change first-hand. Previously served as her school’s first-ever Minister for Climate and Sustainability on the Undergraduate Council Executive Cabinet. Angela is passionate about youth climate advocacy and was fortunate enough to represent youth at US Institute of Peace and many more. She currently serves as an intern for the UN Capital Development Fund and enjoys figure skating in her free time.
Anh Nguyen is a manager at illuminem, with a background in innovation management and a research focus on less-waste alternatives for production and consumption. Prior to working at illuminem, she served as co-founder of StimShift.
Anish Kapadia is the founder of AKAP Energy and an energy analyst with over 20 years of experience. Before founding AKAP Energy in 2017, he spent 15 years in equity research at UBS and Tudor Pickering Holt.
Anna Alex is the founder and Chief Customer Officer (CCO) of Planetly, a climate tech company that helps businesses calculate, reduce and offset their carbon emissions. In the course of her career, she has been voted Europe's "Inspiring Fifty", the "Most Inspiring Women in Technology" and "Young Elite - Top 40 under 40". Anna Alex is co-author of the Spiegel bestseller "Future Republic".
Anna Joseph Seng’enge is a secondary school teacher at Vigwaza Secondary school starting in 2008 up to the present. She obtained a bachelor's degree in Special needs Education from Sebastian Kolowa Memorial University. She also volunteers as a regional Coordinator in Dr Jane Goodall Institute since 2018.
Ann Dom is Senior Policy Advisor and Deputy Director at Seas At Risk, a European association of environmental NGOs working to protect the marine environment of the European seas. There, her work focuses on ocean governance, the blue economy, and deep-sea mining. Before joining Seas At Risk in 2012 Ann was employed at the European Environment Agency and the Environment Directorate General of the European Commission.
Anne-Sophie Corbeau is a Global Research Scholar at the Center on Global Energy Policy at Columbia University. Her research focuses on hydrogen and natural gas. She has over 20 years of experience in the energy industry.
Anthony James is creator and host of The RegenNarration podcast, an award-winning facilitator and educator, widely published writer, Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Western Australia, and a Warm Data Lab Host Certified by the International Bateson Institute.
Antoine Rostand is the President and co-founder of the environmental intelligence company Kayrros. Kayrros collects data from satellite imagery and uses AI and cutting-edge geoanalytics technology to provide insights to governments, investors, businesses, and researchers. Before founding Kayrros, Antoine was president and founder of the Schlumberger Energy Institute, a not-for-profit now known as the Kearney Energy Transition Institute. Antoine was also president and founder of Schlumberger Business Consulting.
Antoinette Vermilye is Co-founder of the Gallifrey Foundation and also She Changes Climate. She is passionate about the complex interrelationships between the ocean, plastics, gender, and overfishing on social injustice, human health and the environment. She seeks either coalitions to find action-oriented solutions that will have far reaching impacts downstream or to take action on identified gaps where little or no attention is being paid.
Antonija Avdalovic is a masters student at the University of Belgrade where she studies zoology and evolutionary morphology. She is passionate about evolution, science communication and sustainability. Currently she is working on greening schools and developing an app about recycling and eco packaging.
Antonina Krause is a Carbon Market Analyst at Allied Offsets where she conducts research on carbon markets and helps in implementation of client projects and product development. She graduated from Erasmus University Rotterdam with a BSc in Economics and MSc in Global Business and Sustainability.
Antonio Grasso is the Founder & CEO of Digital Business Innovation s.r.l. He is an entrepreneur, technologist, and passionate about sustainability. A Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. An author, mentor, researcher and speaker.
Anzetse Were is a development economist and currently Senior Economist at FSD Kenya. She has over 12 years of experience in economic research, analysis, advising and strategy development focused on Africa.
Archy De Berker leads data science at CarbonChain, a London-based startup building carbon footprinting software for ultra-high-emitting supply chains. He builds products which use data and machine learning to deliver magical experiences. He holds a PhD in Neuroscience from University College London, and an undergrad in Natural Sciences from Pembroke College, Cambridge. He also enjoys all sorts of different activities as well.
Ms. Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana is the Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations and Executive Secretary of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP). She also serves on the Governing Board of the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA).
Arthur Keller is a specialist in systemic thinking applied to societal risks and collectiveresilience strategies. He works as an author, facilitator and consultant, trains elected ocialson community resilience, gives lectures in several engineering schools and acts as an expertfor public agencies—notably the French Agency for Ecological Transition (ADEME) and theCentre for Studies on Risks, the Environment, Mobility and Spatial Planning (Cerema).
Arun Kelshiker was the former Head of Asset Allocation and Portfolio Strategy at Standard Chartered Bank and a senior portfolio manager/country Chief Investment Officer with Allianz Global Investors/Allianz Group. He is a Lecturer on ESG / Risk Management at the Frankfurt School of Finance & Management and currently provides sustainable investing advisory for asset owners, asset managers, and stakeholders.
Arvea Marieni is the Director of the Regenerative Society Foundation, the leading alliance for a regenerative economy. She is also member of the board and Partner at Brainscapital Benefit Company and a Principal Consultant at GcM Consulting Srl. Previously, she was Head of the Energy Transition Programme at the Strasbourg Policy Centre.
Ashish Kothari is a globally recognized environmentalist who has spent over 40 years of his career tackling key environmental and climate change related issues. Ashish is the Founder of Kalpavriksh, a non-profit organization working on environmental and social issues at a local, national and global levels. Besides this position, Ahsish has held several positions of leadership as a member of Steering Committees of the World Commission on Protected Areas (WCPA), and a coordinator for 'India’s National Biodiversity Strategy & Action Plan'. Ashish has also served on the Indian Government’s Environmental Appraisal Committee on River Valley Projects to formulate the Biological Diversity Act & National Wildlife Action Plan. Ashish has authored and edited over 30 books and 300 articles such as: “Environment and Human Rights”, and “Sharing Power”.
Astrid Werkmeister is an Teaching Associate at the University of Strathclyde. She studied atmospheric science at the Leibniz University in Hannover, Germany. Here, she developed her interest in satellite remote sensing, which brought her to the University of Miami, USA to pursue a PhD in applied marine physics.
Auriane Clostre is a Co-founder of StimShift, she has one obsession: to drastically reduce the environmental footprint of industries. To achieve this, she offers her clients Stim’s expertise in disruptive innovation and innovative design methods to help them reinvent themselves in the face of the ecological emergency.
Austin Hong is a Client Project Manager at Carbon Direct, where he serves clients on their carbon strategies. Prior to CD, he served renewable energy and cleantech clients at McKinsey. In his free time, he enjoys backpacking and working with local sustainability groups.
Axel Reinaud is the co-founder & CEO of NetZero, a climate venture dedicated to long-term carbon removal. NetZero extracts carbon from agricultural waste in tropical developing countries, and converts it into a permanent soil amendment (biochar) and electricity. Prior to launching NetZero, Axel was at Boston Consulting Group for 23 years, holding several client and internal leadership positions.
Ayadi Mishra is a computational designer and a climate activist, working for inclusion and climate justice. She has been working in the construction and urban finance industry as a young professional where for multiple campaigns she has been the Asia-Pacific Liaison, Research on public policy and circular systems for Mumbai as an SDSN Fellow. With YOUNGO and MGCY, she works as a Policy lead for Nature WG, and as a constituency member for the Stockholm+50 TF.
Azar Safari is an ESG Manager at Sustainalytics/Morningstar, the leading sustainability data provider company. She is a business and human rights professional practicing human rights due diligence(HRDD) and Enhanced HRDD for years.
Baptiste Daval is a student at the London School of Economics with experience in climate entrepreneurship. He also co-founded Future Impact, an innovation and sustainability-focused student movement. Baptiste’s main areas of interest are energy transition, sustainable urbanization, and climate finance.
Barnabé Colin is an analyst from France working at the intersection of nance, policy, andnature. A graduate of the LSE, his experience ranges from French government services, a Latin American think tank, a biodiversity-focused international organisation, and aninstitutional investor and insurer. He has particular interest in natural climate solutions andregenerative agriculture.
Barış Sönmez is currently pursuing his Bachelor of Economics & Business at Luiss University in Rome, so that he may develop a better understanding of creating long-term, positive social impact. He is above all a curious and good-willing person, constantly chasing his new subject of hyperfixation.
Basundhara Dutta is a MSc Energy Management student at École Supérieure de Commerce de Paris Business School interested in the world of energy transitioning, decarbonising transport and the electricity grid as well as assisting companies in converting their barriers and challenges in regards to net zero objectives into innovative and sustainable solutions.
Bayo Oyewole is CEO of BayZx Global Strategic Solutions and currently provides independent advisory services to the African Development Bank. He previously held senior positions at the World Bank and the International Finance Corporation, including in the office of the Executive Director representing several African countries on the World Bank Board.
Benjamin Attia is a Senior Researcher in Wood Mackenzie’s Energy Transition Practice focused on power, renewables and the energy transition in Africa and the Middle East, a Non-Resident Fellow at the Energy for Growth Hub, the Payne Institute of Public Policy, and the Energy Access Project at Duke University, and a National Fellow at the Clean Energy Leadership Institute.
Benjamin Casteillo is an ex-corporate senior manager who has founded New World Together: an Interdisciplinary Research and Education project dedicated to pioneer Global Sustainability
Benjamin Workman is a Managing member of Petrini & Workman Worldwide Recruiting LLC. He is also a contemporary poet and writer focused on the issues and concerns that plague our modern society from a personal point of view.
Bertrand Charmaison pilots the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA)’s Tech-Eco transversal program and heads the I-Tésé Institute in Paris, studying the economics and sustainability of the energy transition towards carbon neutrality. He is a renowned expert in the eld of energy economics & industrial organization.
Bill Colquhoun is an experienced business executive and founded World Sustainability Collective to support businesses making a positive sustainability impact NOW.
Bowie Yin Sum Kung is the Co-creator of @Trueque_Intercambios, she Explores alternative economies and ways of living, putting the importance of regenerating our environment, connecting to our past, dismantling coloniality and neo-colonialism, and improving social welfare above the bottom line.
Brad Denig is an Expert Associate Partner, Climate Change and Sustainability at Bain & Company. He is also a cofounder and senior advisor at Syngenera
Brad Zarnett is a Sustainability Strategist, Writer & Speaker based in Toronto, Canada. His research explores how business as usual capitalism fails to protect environmental and social capital, and what we can still do about it. He manages a Substack Community, and can be found on LinkedIn and Twitter.
Breene Murphy is the Vice President of Strategy and Marketing at Carbon Collective, a climate friendly fintech investment advisor. He is a reputable panelist and on the advisory board for the University of Southern California’s Wrigley Institute for Environmental Studies and for the University of California Irvine.
Brian Andrew Statham is the Honorary Officer of the World Energy Council - South Africa. Since 1999, he has been actively involved in the work of the South African National Energy Association [SANEA] and the WEC. He served as Secretary-General of SANEA from 2000 to 2006 and as Executive Chairman from March 2007 until March 2019 and was awarded Honorary Life Membership in 2019.
Bridget Doran is a transportation engineer and Principal Researcher at MRCagney in New Zealand. She works on policy and planning projects exploring systemic change towards more inclusive and sustainable transport. Bridget is the Chair of Engineering New Zealand’s Transportation Group.
Brittany Leroni is an Associate at Webber Wentzel. She has experience in corporate and commercial litigation, arbitration and dispute resolution, with a specific interest in construction disputes.
Bruce Simpson is a senior advisor on ESG at McKinsey & Company. He also advises several startups bringing new ESG solutions, and a startup incubator, the Creative Destruction Lab.
Cait Brumme is chief executive officer at MassChallenge, a global nonprofit which accelerates over 600 high growth startups a year. She is also an Official Member of the Forbes Business Council with over a decade of experience in the field of re-imaging capitalism.
Callum Hunt is a Carbon Specialist at Abatable, providing in-house expertise on soil carbon and multiple engineered carbon removal and reduction technologies.
Camila Jordan is the executive director at TETO Brasil. Most recently selected by Bloomberg as one of the 500 most influential people in Latin America, she holds a degree in Environmental Engineering and a master's degree in Public Administration from Columbia University.
Carissa Patrone Maikuri is the Program Coordinator of Drawdown Lift at Project Drawdown.
Carla Della Maggiora is the Deputy Director of the Basel Agency for Sustainable Energy, where she leads the circular economy portfolio and advices on the development of innovative business models for driving finance to climate projects. She has worked for MDBs, the private and public sectors, NGOs and academia, having started her career in the financial sector. She is an advocate of education on sustainability.
Carla Suárez is a Press and Information Section Trainee at the European External Action Service. During her BA in European studies at King's College London she was also involved in numerous media related jobs and societies. She is also interested and committed to the environment.
Carlos Terol is an impact entrepreneur and Founder building a community of changemakers ready to make a difference at Good Ripple.
Carol Gigliotti is an author, artist, animal activist whose work focuses on the reality of animals’ lives as important contributors to the biodiversity of this planet. She is the author of The Creative Lives of Animals and Professor Emerita of Design and Dynamic Media and Critical and Cultural Studies at the Emily Carr University of Design.
Carolina Quijada is the co-founder of Youth and Climate Change, the first Panamanian NGO led by young people who address climate change issues and a Mechanical Engineer. She is a recipient of the 2022 Student Energy Fellowship program and Energy transition advocate by conviction.
Cary Krosinsky is a lecturer, author and senior advisor with a focus on climate, energy and sustainable finance. He teaches at Brown, Yale, NYU and Concordia. He is also a member of the NYS Common Retirement Fund Decarbonization Advisory Panel and Co-founder of the Sustainable Finance Institute (SFI).
Cassia Moraes is the Partnerships and Outreach Manager at EIT Climate-KIC (Strategic Programmes). She is Founder and Board Member of the Youth Climate Leaders (YCL). Formerly she served as Deputy Executive Coordinator and consultant for the Brazilian Mission to the UN.
Cedric Degreef is a project lawyer at international law firm Osborne Clarke in Belgium. He advises on a broad range of matters relating to energy and climate law, environmental law, and general administrative and construction law, focusing on the utilities, industry and infrastructure sectors.
Chad Frischmann is CEO & Founder of RegenIntel, a global advisory guiding and stewarding leaders to achieve their climate targets, sustainability goals, and regenerative vision.
Chandran Nair is the Founder and CEO of the Global Institute For Tomorrow (GIFT). He is the author of many books and the creator of The Other Hundred, a non-profit global photo journalism initiative. He is a member of WEF’s Global Agenda Council and sits on the Executive Committee of the Club of Rome.
Chandra Shekhar Sinha is an Adviser in the Climate Change Group at the World Bank. He was a part of the design team for the Prototype Carbon Fund though which carbon finance was established at the World Bank. Previously, he worked at JPMorgan, TERI-India, UNDP, and the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.
Charles Duhigg is an author that speaks to a wide variety of audiences on topics ranging from how habits emerge and change within lives and companies to how idea brokers generate creativity.
Charlie Donovan has dedicated his career to harnessing capital markets for a global shift towards clean energy, climate resilience, and nature-based solutions. He is a Senior Economic Advisor at Impax Asset Management, a firm dedicated to investing in opportunities that arise from the transition to a more sustainable global economy. At the same time, Charlie is a Visiting Professor of Sustainable Finance at the University of Washington in Seattle. Mr. Donovan has held several positions of leadership including as the Founding Director of the Centre for Climate Finance and Investment and Professor of Practice in the Department of Finance at Imperial College Business School, and as an Academic Co-Chair at the Coalition for Climate Resilient Investment.
Chiara Caelli is a young chemical engineer with a keen interest in processes and sustainability. She is the sustainability analyst of f3nice company, a reality based on circular economy concept, and performs life cycle assessment (LCA) studies.
Chidera Okeke is an aspiring energy attorney deeply interested in increased energy access in Nigeria, and is currently learning about power sector regulation at the Florence School of Regulation, European University Institute.
Chigozie Ahumibe is an Experienced Architecture, Engineering and Construction professional with years of experience actively working on the delivery of large scale commercial building and civil infrastructure projects across Nigerian cities. He is also an expository writer, passionate about all things Architecture, Building, Construction, Design, Business, Technology and Humanity.
Chigozie Nweke-Eze is an economist, geographer and the founder of the multi-unit energy and infrastructure firm, Integrated Africa Power (IAP). His work has involved engagements with diverse stakeholders in public and private sector, playing at international and national levels.
Chigozie Ubah is a part-time associate at The Energy Talk with focus on energy transition and renewable energy infrastructure development in Africa. He is a final year engineering undergrad at University of Lagos with interests in pressing issues facing the realization of a just global energy transition by 2030.
Chris Adams is the CEO of Balancing Act. He has worked in public policy and facilitation for over 25 years and supported policy development in education and natural resources. He was also Director and Associate Director of The Center for Ethics and Social Policy in Berkeley, California.
Christian Bruch is President and Chief Executive Officer of Siemens Energy AG, one of the world’s leading energy technology companies. The company works with its customers and partners on energy systems for the future, thus supporting the transition to a more sustainable world.
Christianna Pangalos is a 20+ year experienced influential sustainable development leader providing strategic technical advice, exceptional team leadership and meticulous project execution with USAID, the UN and World Bank. She also writes about ways public, private and international organizations can improve performance, manage risk and innovate for Agenda 2030.
Christina Ng is the Research and Stakeholder Engagement Leader on Debt Markets for the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis. She has 20 years of experience in financial reporting, covering financial instruments, transactions and industries, and is a former national standard-setter for Australia and Hong Kong and an independent consultant.
Christine Wenzel is attending The George Washington University for her Masters in Public Administration. Her work is in global health and climate justice and her passion is in building a sustainable and just world for all to enjoy.
Christopher Wright is Professor of Organisational Studies at the University of Sydney Business School and Network Leader of the Balanced Enterprise Research Network.
Clare Shine is the Director & CEO of the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL). As such, she is responsible for leading the organization's efforts to drive systemic change towards sustainable business practices and to build a more resilient future for society and the planet. Clare was also Vice President & Chief Program Officer of the Salzburg Global Seminar, an independent non-profit founded in 1947 to challenge current and future leaders to shape a better world, and where she remains as Senior Advisor.
Claudius Jehle is founder and CEO of volytica diagnostics GmbH. He was also leading the research group Energy Storage Diagnostics and Telematics at the Fraunhofer Institute for Transportation and Infrastructure Systems IVI, Dresden, from 2013 until 2019.
Dr Cle-Anne Gabriel is an Executive Consultant and Decarbonisation Lead at RPM GLOBAL. She is also outgoing United Nations Principles for Responsible Management Education (UN PRME) Director at The University of Queensland, and co-founder of Australian-first Carbon Literacy training. She also provides advice and leadership on global solutions for a just and low-carbon transition.
Céleste Vilde is a third-year International Economics and Management student at Bocconi University. A three-month internship in a private investment fund based in London spurred her interest in sustainability. Besides writing about the implications of ESG in Private Equity, she also writes about behavioural environmental economics and the benefits of blockchain technology for ESG reporting.
Colette Menard is a Partner and Scientific Director at Stim, and also a co-founder of StimShift. she has been in charge of developing methods and tools to manage innovation activities. Today, through StimShift business unit, she has made a real role in the environmental transition of industries and companies.
Dr. Colin McCormick is the Chief Innovation Officer at Carbon Direct . He focuses on low-carbon and negative-emissions technologies, including pathways for carbon dioxide removal and clean energy systems. He holds a PhD in atomic and optical physics and is an Adjunct Associate Professor at the Georgetown University Walsh School of Foreign Service.
Cornelius Pieper is a managing director and partner at Boston Consulting Group. He co-leads BCG’s Center for Climate & Sustainability, supporting clients globally with the transition to a low-carbon economy.
Corrado Clini is one of the world's most renowned environmental experts and policy-makers. He served as Minister of Environment, Land and Sea of Italy from 2011 to 2013. Prior to that, he spent over two decades as the Director General of the Italian Ministry for the Environment, Land and Sea. During this time, he directed national programs on industry and the environment, energy and the environment, transport and the environment, and the research and development of new technologies for energy efficiency and conservation of natural resources. He was also the Co-Chairman of the G8 Task Force on Renewable Energy and Chairman of the Global Bioenergy Partnership. He is now a Visiting Professor at the Department for Environmental Sciences and Engineering of Tsinghua University.
Cory Searcy is a Professor of Industrial Engineering and Environmental Applied Science & Management at Ryerson University. He is currently serving as the Vice-Provost and Dean of the Yeates School of Graduate Studies.
Craig Brown is a Principal at the Renewables Consulting Group and a Lecturer at The American University of Paris. He is a published energy researcher with the Oxford Institute for Energy Studies, and his analysis has been featured on major media outlets including CNN.
Curtis Lam is an MPhil student in Knowledge, Power and Politics in Education at the University of Cambridge. His research interests revolve around questions exploring the relationship between education policy and social justice like how education can promote equality, democracy and peace.
Cynthia Chika Okorie holds an LL.B degree from the Faculty of Law, University of Nigeria Nsukka. She has keen interest in Energy Law, Corporate and Commercial Law and accordingly, has interned in related practice groups of reputable Nigerian Law Firms including Aluko & Oyebode, Olaniwun Ajayi LP, Streamsowers & Köhn. Also, she examined the Laws and Policies regulating energy transition in Nigeria for her undergraduate long essay, proposing solutions to improve Nigeria’s energy profile.
Cyril Cassagnaud is a member of the public service pole at the Ecological Awakening collective, he is also an engineer in sustainable development and studied public policy at SciencesPo Paris. He is currently a chief engineer student at the National Institute of Territorial Studies in order to become a senior official.
Cyrus Farhangi is a senior public policy consultant at CMI Stratégies, specialized in economic impact assessments and social return on investment. He is also a lecturer at EMLyon Business School and Grande Ecole, and an acclaimed blogger on adaptation to planetary boundaries.
Daisy Chen is the founder of GreenLink Smart Cities Conferences and an active advocater of smart cities planning. She wishes to connect youth to industrial experts from smart-cities-related fields and to engage youth in the process of making our cities smarter and greener.
Damien Klassen runs asset allocation and global stock portfolios for Nucleus Super, Nucleus Ethical and Nucleus Wealth. His 25 year+ career includes Global Quant at Schroders, Strategy at Wilson HTM & co-founder of Aegis.
Damla Köse is an undergraduate student in Chemistry at Imperial College London. She aspires to be a researcher working on renewables, energy storage and nano-materials. As a founder of Hypatia Initiative and ACI STEAM Club, She has spread education as an advocate, especially to the children who lack basic needs of education.
Dana Gibber is a climate tech entrepreneur, start-up founder, lawyer and a graduate of Harvard College and Yale Law School. She co-founded Flow Carbon in 2021 for Web3 to make carbon markets as transparent and accessible as possible. She also co-founded Headliner Labs for chatbot technology.
Dana Mareková is a lawyer and environmental campaigner, co-founder and coordinator of the Climate coalition Slovakia. Her experience covers clean air, green mobility, decarbonization of public finance and nuclear transparency. She connects EU and national levels, builds strategies with international organisations.
Dan Ashe is President and CEO at the Association of Zoos and Aquariums, former Director of the US Fish and Wildlife Service, and US Head of Delegation to CITES CoPs 16 and 17.
Daniel Christian Wahl is one of the catalysts of the rising reGeneration and the author of Designing Regenerative Cultures. He works as a consultant, educator and activist with NGOs, businesses, governments and global change agents. With degrees in biology and holistic science, and a PhD in Design for Human and Planetary Health, his work has influenced the emerging fields of regenerative design and salutogenic design. Winner of the 2021 RSA Bicentenary Medal for applying design in service to society.
Daniele Proverbio is a physicist of complex systems, with a PhD in computational sciences. He is currently completing his postdoctoral studies in control engineering.
Daniel F. Akrofi is a Commonwealth scholar and an International Sustainability & Legal consultant. He is a Doctoral researcher in International Law & Governance at the University of Lincoln, UK, and holds an MSc. in Water, Sanitation, and International Development from Cranfield University, UK with a BSc. Environmental Science & Natural Resources Management. His expertise revolves around international law, global sustainability & strategy, global environmental (plastic) governance, circular economy, natural resource management, waste management, and WASH.
Daniel Francavilla is a Creative strategist making things happen. Entrepreneurship, marketing and social good. Daniel Francavilla showcases hi skills as a partner at King Street Media, but is also committed to multiple other projects where he tackles diverse issues.
Daniel Holanda is the CFO for Fridays For Future Brazil, a committed activist that has also participated heavily in the SOS Amazônia Fund.
Daniel Kachelriess is an independent expert on oceans, fisheries, and wildlife law and policy, a member of the IUCN World Commission on Environmental Law, and the former CITES Marine Species Officer.
Daniella Ngarambe is a policy fellow at GIZ where she supports the design and implementation of emerging technologies policy projects. She is a TEDx speaker and a graduate of Carnegie Mellon University Africa. Her interests are in research, international development, renewable energy technology, and policy.
Danielle Marais is currently a 2022 Konrad Adenauer scholar (KAS-SAIIA), working for the SAIIA's Climate and Natural Resources Programme, and a member of the Golden Key International Honour Society. She is a student at Stellenbosch University pursuing a Masters in Political Science. She holds an Honours in International Studies and a Bachelor of Arts in Humanities as well. Her interests include sustainability, ocean governance, environmental justice, and climate change.
Daniel Nyberg is Professor of Management at Newcastle Business School and an Honorary Professor at the University of Sydney.
Dan Kammen is a professor of sustainability at the University of California, Berkeley. He has served at the World Bank as chief technical specialist for renewable energy, and as science envoy in the Obama administration. He has been a coordinating lead author of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change since 1999. Twitter: @dan_kammen.
Dan Kuwali is an Affiliated Professor specialsed in International Law and International Affairs, Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law. He is also Extraordinary Professor of International Law, Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria; Executive Director, Centre for Strategic Studies, Malawi University of Science and Technology (MUST); and Commandant, National Defence College, Malawi.
Dante Disparte is the Chief Strategy Officer and Head of Global Policy for Circle, a leading global financial technology firm and the issuer of USDC. USDC has supported more than $10 trillion in cumulative transactions on the public internet and a global payment network in more than 190 countries.
Darragh Conway is a climate lawyer and activist currently travelling the world. He writes about travel, sustainability, social justice, and everything in between.
David Aled Williams is Senior Adviser at U4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre at Chr. Michelsen Institute.
David Blackmon is editor of Shale Magazine, a senior contributor at Forbes.com, and co-host of In The Oil Patch Radio program. He is a 40-year veteran of the energy business, with a specialisation in public policy and communications.
David Kleimann (PhD) is a trade expert with 15 years of experience in law, policy, and institutions governing EU and international trade. His focus is on the climate and trade policy nexus as well as legal and diplomatic challenges arising from transatlantic and international climate and trade cooperation.
David McEwen is a Director at Adaptive Capability, providing TCFD-aligned climate risk, and net-zero emissions (NZE) strategy, program and project management. He works with business people, designers and engineers to deliver impactful change and his book, Navigating the Adaptive Economy, was released in 2016.
David Perkins is a Metallurgical Engineer with 30 years of working experience and multiple patents in the manufacturing, mining and metals sectors. His passion for efficiency and productivity enables an approach to problem solving that focuses on capacity, recovery and the environment.
David W. Jia is an entrepreneur active in the Tech Industry. He is an Oxford University and Stanford University graduate who has developed multiple skills in software development that he has applied in different start ups.
Dr. Dawid Hanak is the Associate Professor in Energy and Process Engineering at Cranfield University and Academic Success Coach at Motivated Academic. He is a leading expert on breakthrough net-zero technologies including direct air capture, carbon capture and use, and hydrogen production.
Dr. Debisi Araba is a Visiting Research Fellow at Imperial College London and Member of the Malabo Montpellier Panel.
Deborah Scaggion is a Commercial Associate at Aurora Energy Research. She has a strong interest in the energy sector. More specifically, she is passionate in the energy transition, a topic on which she currently researches and writes.
Dennis Ebenezer is a graduate of Chemical Engineering and holds an MBA from Quantic School of Business and Technology, United States. He is certified by the Nigerian Energy Support Programme and experienced in the use of Design tools such as PVSyst, Helioscope, and Homer.
Dennis Pamlin is a Senior Advisor at RISE Research Institute of Sweden and Executive Director of The Net-Zero Compatibility Initiative, Mission Innovation
Derek Larson is a professor of history and environmental studies at The College of St. Benedict and St. John’s University.
Diana Ramadan is an independent researcher on Lebanon’s energy sector at the Oxford Institute for Energy Studies.
Diane Cozian is a Frenchy in San Francisco, ex-M&A investment banker and a fellow at On Deck Climate Tech. she recently published insights on the 130+ climate tech startups she's met so far, as well as deep-dive Market Maps in Food & Ag/ Energy Transition/ Mobility & Urbanization / Sustainable Systems.
Dr. Diego Balverde is an Economist at the European Central Bank and has extensive experience in climate finance. He is currently also an Advisory Member of the Council of Foreign Trade at The World Bank. Diego is very active on the international sustainability stage having attended COP27 as a Circular economy for Climate Change specialist and will also be attending the G20 Conference in India as part of the Energy, Sustainability and Climate Task Force. Diego holds a PhD in Foreign trade from Chapman University and an MBA degree from Cambridge Judge Business School.
Dimas Fauzi is a Research Associate at the Stockholm Environment Institute based in Bangkok, Thailand. His work mainly covers environmental, natural resources, and climate policies with a regional focus on Southeast Asia.
Dimitris Symeonidis is a geopolitical risk and energy policy analyst, with a focus on the geopolitics of the energy transition in Eurasia. He holds an MSc in Engineering & Policy Analysis from TU Delft. He works as an energy market analyst at VaasaETT, as well as a project manager at Afforest4Future, where he works on innovative nature-based solutions to reverse climate change. He is also an entrepreneur, working on startups to solve issues such as food waste.
Dipika Keen is a knowledge lawyer at international law firm Osborne Clarke in the UK. She has extensive experience of corporate law practice and regulation and has a particular interest in sustainable business practices and ESG considerations.
Domenico Mecca is an environmental engineer who graduated in 2020 from the Polytechnic University of Turin. Currently, he is a Ph.D. student in Sustainability and Innovation Management at Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies in Pisa.
Dominique Hischier is the Head of Analysis at Pexapark, a global company providing software and advisory services to renewable energy players. She previously was a Program Analyst at the World Economic Forum focusing on the sustainable energy transition. Dominique has also held positions in management consulting, power trading and academia. She has an interest in emerging technologies and the opportunities they create in enabling the energy transition and in tackling climate change.
Dr Dorel Iosif is the Chief Executive of LAVAUX and a Board Director with Cognisium. He is a strategist and a global energy markets expert and resides in Australia.
Doris Honold is an accomplished strategic leader with over 25 years experience in Finance, Risk and Change Management gained as Chief Risk and Operating Officer with global banks working in Germany, Japan, Singapore and UK, as well as in Non-Executive Director and Advisory appointments with organizations focused on Climate Change, Carbon Markets and Sustainable Development.
Dr Erlijn van Genuchten is Global Changemaker in the field of environmental sustainability. She is part of the UN ECE Task Force on Digitalization in Energy and member of the advisory board of the International Sustainability Forum. You can follow her work at https://www.sustainabledecisions.eu and on Twitter @ErlijnG.
Dr Niall McCann is a National Geographic Explorer, conservationist and broadcaster, with an interest in humankind’s relationship with nature. He is the Conservation Director for National Park Rescue, co-Chair of the global EndPandemics Alliance, and an award-winning wildlife TV presenter.
Duncan Austin is an ondependent sustainability researcher, writer, and presenter, focused on systemic solutions to sustainability that go beyond the strategies of the last 20 years.
Eadbhard Pernot is a Policy Associate at Clean Air Task Force (CATF) developing and implementing carbon capture policy advocacy in the EU. He was also an Academic Program Manager at the Technical University of Berlin and was a Researcher at the Groningen Centre of Energy Law and Sustainability at the University of Groningen.
Ed Hewitt is the Director of Nature Climate Solution (NCS) at Respira, an impact driven carbon finance organisation. He’s helped Respira build a global portfolio of leading NCS carbon projects and led The Nature Conservancy’s forest program in Africa where he founded the Africa Forest Carbon Catalyst.
Ed Smith is a climate optimist, entrepreneur, and advisor. He is the Founding and former General Manager of Indigo Carbon, former General Manager of Wayfair Canada and an ex-BCG Principal. Ed is an avid skier & kite surfer, and an ecstatic new dad.
Eirini Sakellari, is a Youth Assistant Coordinator at the Global Landscapes Forum, focusing on ecosystem restoration, youth involvement in environmental policy, and climate justice. She holds Bachelor’s in Chemistry, Master’s in Environmental Sciences and also pursues Master's in Degrowth and Ecological Economics.
Elil Hoole is a part-time research associate at the Centre for Climate Repair at Cambridge (CCRC) and is currently completing her PhD at the University of Cambridge. Her study focuses on feminist policies for women engaged in small scale commercial farming in dry-zones threatened by climate change.
Eli Mitchell-Larson is a climate researcher and advocate at the University of Oxford. He leads the launch of Carbon Gap which was launched at COP26 to advance carbon removal knowledge and policy outcomes in Europe. He is the corresponding author of the Oxford Principles for Net Zero Aligned Offsetting
Elise Maris is a Masters student at the Catholic Universtiy Leuven (KULeuven) in Sustainable Development with a strong interest in nature conservation and restoration. After her internship at the Knowledge Center of the Flemish Cities, she conducted a field work in Rwanda, focusing on agroforestry.
Dr Elizabeth Armstrong is Principal of Ithaca Impact. She is a social impact specialist working with private and publicly listed companies, chambers of commerce, and industry bodies to identify and support their delivery of genuine, strategically relevant corporate social and environmental impact.
Elizabeth Lewis is a Managing Director and Deputy Head of ESG, supporting Blackstone's corporate Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) efforts. She formely led engagement with investors, NGOs, governments, and other stakeholders on climate change and diversity for the International Finance Corporation (IFC). Prior to IFC, Ms. Lewis was a Partner and Director of Strategy & Business Development for Terra Alpha Investments, and Head of Sustainable Investing at the World Resources Institute (leading the establishment of the WRI's Sustainable Investing Program).
Elrika Hamdi is an Energy Finance Analyst at the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) covering the nexus of energy transition, economics, finance and politics in the South East Asian region. Over 15 years of experience, she was involved in projects on renewable energy, rural electrification and energy efficiency market.
Elysabeth Alfano is the CEO of VegTech™ Invest, the advisor to the VegTech™ Plant-based Innovation & Climate ETF. She is the CEO of Plant Powered Consulting, and advises multinationals and C-Suite Executives on the industry landscape, direction and whitespaces. She speaks globally on the intersection of sustainability and our global food supply system.
Emily C. Dooley is a Communications Specialist for the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences at the University of California, Davis. Previously, she was a reporter for more two decades, including covering environmental issues for Newsday and Bloomberg Law.
Emma McGarthy is Head of the Sustainable Policy Institute at the Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum (OMFIF). She works on researching trends, developing relationships and programming meetings for the Sustainable Policy Institute. She also worked as a conference producer, leading on content, research and building key industry relationships in the sustainability sector.
Emmeline Cooper is a Research Fellow at University of Zürich, and Associate at Cranfield University. She researches and supports organizations on sustainable finance and pension scheme governance.
Enoch Opare Mintah is a Ph.D. candidate at Kingston University London and an Associate Lecturer of Governance at the University of Lincoln, UK. His research interest and expertise revolve around ESG disclosures, Sustainability Reporting, Corporate Social Responsibility, Education for Sustainable Development, and Citizenship Education.
Enrique Dans is Professor of Innovation at IE Business School in Madrid, and Senior Advisor for Innovation and Digital Transformation at IE University. Through his writing and speaking, Enrique has established himself as a global leading voice at the intersection of technological innovation and sustainability, providing insights and commentary on the latest trends and developments in the fields. He writes daily in Spanish on enriquedans.com, and in English on Medium. He has written two acclaimed books: “ Todo va a cambiar” (2010) and “Living in the Future” (2019).
Eric Lee is a recent graduate of Cornell University. His focus is on the geopolitics of renewable energy and sustainability in urban planning. Based in Seoul, Eric works at a biotech company where he is responsible for sales and foreign market research.
Erik Rakhou is a leading expert in international energy markets, regulation, and strategy development, with 20+ years of experience in energy systems and policy development globally. He is an Associate Director at Boston Consulting Group (BCG) where he supports clients on their energy transition journey with a focus on hydrogen and decarbonizing gas markets. He co-authored the book “Touching Hydrogen Future”. He was formerly appointed as an alternate member of the ACER, EU energy regulator, and Board of Appeal from 2016-2021.
Erik Solheim is a well known global leader on environment and development. He served as Norwegian Minister of Environment and International Development from 2005-12. Erik has been chair of the OECD Development Assistance Committee as well as Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Program. Currently he is senior adviser at World Resources Institute and President of the Belt and Road Green Development Institute.
Erin Burns is Executive Director of Carbon180 and she worked in the Senate, handling energy, environment, and labor, including staffing for the Energy and Natural Resources Committee and the Public Lands Subcommittee. She also worked at Third Way, a DC-based think tank and coal community transition.
Erin Remblance is a co-founder of (re)Biz, a 31-day online workshop & emergent-creation-lab designed for those who are ready to build a (re)generative & post-growth world. She lives with her family in Sydney, Australia.
Esohe Denise Odaro is a leading figure in the development of the sustainable bond market and heading investor relations globally for International Finance Corporation. She is also the Chair of the Steering Committee of the Green, Social and Sustainability-linked Bond Principles administered by International Capital Markets Association, a Member of the ESG Leadership Council of S&P Global and the co-host of the sustainability podcast "Climate-Biz". She was named “Personality of the Year” in 2020 by Environmental Finance Magazine.
Espen Mehlum is the Head of Energy, Materials, and Infrastructure Programs, Benchmarking and Regional Action at the World Economic Forum. He has over 22 years of experience in energy, sustainability, and international collaboration. Previously, he was advisor in the Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy, and Norway’s Energy Advisor to the International Energy Agency.
Estefania E. Ziliani is the Lawyer Specialist in Administrative Contracts at the Ministry of Economy of Argentina.
Estelle Hensgen is a master's student at Université Paris Dauphine PSL. She is also the Vice President of Dauphine Durable, a society focused around sustainability in all its forms.
Evelyn Dan Epelle is a Nigerian Journalist at KAFTAN TV and Communications Researcher at Baobab Consulting. She is also a Board Member at Pan African Strategic and Policy Research Group (PANAFSTRAG). Her work targets media, education, technology, and public policy interventions on the continent and in the 6th region i.e Africa's diaspora.
Eve Tamme is a senior advisor on climate policy. Her expertise covers the Paris Agreement, the EU Emissions Trading System, carbon markets, climate governance, and carbon removal. Today, she leads Climate Principles, a climate policy advisory.
Fabrice Bonnifet is the Sustainable Development Director of the Bouygues Group, President of the College of Sustainable Development Directors (C3D), Administrator of The Shift Project and co-author of the Contributive Company (Dunod).
Fanuel Conrad is the Co-founder & Head of Hardware development at LimaChain, where he focuses on bringing the latest technology to agricultural practices. He is also a renewable energy and environmental physics BSc student at the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology.
Dr Farshid Pahlevani is an internationally award-winning scientist and engineer who was selected as Australia’s most innovative engineer in 2020. His work focuses on the sustainability of materials and processes with an emphasis on environmental and community benefits.
Fatima Farooq Murawat is Policy Analyst at Broadpeak, a Swiss-based International Advisory company specialised in Impact Finance. Fatima is dedicated to researching the most pressing issues of our time including climate change, energy transition and sustainable development. She has previously worked at the Iqbal Institute of Policy Studies, the National University of Science and Technology and the Civil Society Coalition for Climate Change in Pakistan.
Federica della Monica is a lawyer, specialised in corporate affairs and intellectual property, now working in the legal corporate affairs direction of an Italian company operating in the area of digital payments. She graduated with honours in law and is passionate about politics, human rights, and sustainability, and curious about blockchain and NFTs.
Federico d'Annunzio is a serial entrepreneur in innovation technologies. He spent the first phase of his career in the capital equipment industry. In 2020, he was awarded the S.A. Global Achievement award for Innovation. In 2019, he founded Traent, driven by the vision that relationships between businesses will be centered on transparency.
Federico Garcea is the founder and CEO of Treedom, an online platform where anyone can plant trees remotely. At just 25 years old, he partnered with a rural development project in Africa, where he developed a thirst to fight deforestation and climate change.
Federico Giannetti PhD is a Family Office & Climate tech VC investor at Inveo Group. He is also an active member of the Università di Roma Tor Vergata teaching staff and a volunteer for the Founder Institute.
Felipe Gallardo is a PhD candidate in the Department of Energy Technology at the KTH Royal Institute for Technology.
Felipe Teixeira is one of the directors at ClimateScience, a leading NGO on a mission to bring reliable climate education to everyone. He’s also fascinated by chemistry, solving complex issues through innovative solutions and helping others do the same
Ferenc Kis is the Renewable Energy Director at the RSK Group and Country Director at Green Genius. He is a sustainability manager with over 20 years of work experience including project management, communication, business development, strategic planning and consulting. He has an authentic passion to pursue scaling of climate change solutions, the energy transition and global sustainability.
Filipe Mota da Silva is a Consulting Leader for Energy, Resources, and Utilities in the UK and the EU at TATA Consultancy Services (TCS). He is an Advisory Board Member of the prestigious Harvard Business Review and an Advisor to the World Energy Council.
Filippo Fincato is the president of PIaneta, that works for young professionals networking and scientific disclosure about energy and sustainability. He holds BSc in Industrial and Environmental Chemistry, and is an MSc student in Advanced materials and Nanotechnology at University of Pisa and Scuola Normale Superiore.
Filippo Zocco is a second-year CEMS student at Bocconi University. He has experience in consulting with two internships at Accenture. He also worked at Thirsty, a Milan based start up.
Florian is a Postdoctoral Associate at the MIT Sloan School of Management. He explores the real-world impact of sustainable investing and how investors integrate impact into their decision-making. Besides his research, Florian serves as a member of the board of directors of ESG-AM, a Zurich-based asset manager focused on impact and sustainability. Before joining MIT, Florian did research at the Center for Sustainable Finance and Private Wealth (CSP) at the University of Zurich.
The Student Manifesto for an Ecological Awakening is a collective supporting the evolution of higher education, challenging companies and calling for a policy response to the challenge we face. It was launched in September 2018 in France.
Francesca Battersby is a climate policy researcher at Imperial College London and Carbon Removal Centre. Her work centres around carbon dioxide removal (CDR) solutions and the systems that will be needed to allow them to play a sustainable role in a net-zero future.
Francesca Sartor is a Sustainability and Climate Change Senior Consultant at KPMG, where she helps companies measure their carbon footprint and implement decarbonization strategies. She is a member of CSRnatives - the first Italian network of young sustainability professionals.
Francesca Sartor is a Sustainability and Climate Change Senior Consultant at KPMG, where she helps companies measure their carbon footprint and implement decarbonization strategies. She is a member of CSRnatives - the first Italian network of young sustainability professionals.
Francisco J. Monaldi, Ph.D., is a non resident fellow at the Center on Global Energy Policy. He is the fellow in Latin American energy policy at the Center for Energy Studies, the Mexico Center and the Latin America Initiative at the Baker Institute and an adjunct professor of political economy of oil at Rice University. He is also an associate at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government.
Frank J. Cole is an expert in sustainable shipping. He is the former the chief executive officer of Wallem Group, a maritime services company, and of Transas, maritime software company, now a subsidiary of Wärtsilä. He was also operations director for Pacific Basin Bulk Shipping, former president of Inmarsat Maritime and CEO of Globe Wireless.
Frank Wouters is Senior Vice President New Energy at Reliance Industries Limited, Director of the EUGCC Clean Energy Technology Network and Fellow at Payne Institute for Public Policy. He formerly acted as Deputy Director-General of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA).
Frederic Arnoux is a co-founder of Stim, a spin-off of Mines ParisTech, which supports companies in terms of innovation strategy. He holds a Ph.D. in management science from the Ecole des Mines ParisTech and is the author of several books and scientific articles on disruptive innovation.
Frédéric Blanc-Brude is the CEO of Scientific Infra Pte, an ESMA-regulated index provider producing data used by investors in infrastructure equity and debt. He is also the Director of EDHECinfra, a research center for infrastructure finance. His research focuses on the asset pricing of illiquid assets and the modeling of cash flows in infrastructure projects. He holds a PhD in Finance from King's College London and has published papers in economics and finance journals, co-authored a book on the valuation of unlisted infrastructure equity and debt investments, and is a regular contributor to the press. He is also a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Alternative Investments and serves as a contributor to the G20 working group on long-term infrastructure investment.
Frederic Hauge is a prominent environmental activist and advocate for sustainability. He is the founder and Head of the Bellona Foundation, an environmental non-profit organization dedicated to promoting clean energy solutions and reducing greenhouse gas emissions. With over three decades of experience in environmental activism and policy-making, Frederic has played a crucial role in shaping the conversation on sustainability and fighting for the preservation of the planet. He appeared on Time magazine's list of "Heroes of the Environment" in October 2007.
Frederick Thelen is a Master of Public Administration student at the London School of Economics and Political Science(LSE), and holds a first-class degree in International Relations from SOAS University of London. He worked on reforming the EU Common Agricultural Policy as part of the European Student Assembly in 2022.
Gabriela Díaz Musmanni is the Communications Officer at the Global Center on Adaptation. She is a former journalist who loves to write and is passionate about climate issues and humanitarian action.
Gabriela Herculano is CEO and Co-Founder of iClima Earth. She has over 25 years’ experience in finance and in energy. She formerly served as an Executive Director at GE Capital’s Energy Financial Services team in London. She started her career in equity research, covering the Latin American electric utility sector at Lehman Brothers.
Gabriella De Maio is a Lawyer and Professor of Energy Law at the University Federico II. She is also Coordinator of Professional Fellows of the Italian National Committee of the World Energy Council (WEC Italy) and Coordinator of Italian Forum of Energy Communities (IFEC). She has carried out scientific missions in Finland, Germany, and Spain on the issues of nuclear energy, the decommissioning of related plants and European policies on renewable energy.
Gabrielle Piot is a climate activist and MSc student in Environmental Management, specialised in waste treatment and energy technologies. She focuses on circular economy, social and environmental justice, the rebound effect and carbon management. She is involved in the organisation of a national forum for students (Student COP3 in France) and runs workshops like 2 Tonnes and The Climate Fresk.
Gabriel Thoumi is Founder of Responsible Alpha. He is a thematic investment research manager with over 12 years’ experience as an award-winning ESG analyst (2014, 2015, 2020 & 2021), fellowship recipient (2001, 2002, 2005 & 2007), member of various NGO boards and scientific and financial technical committees. He is an adjunct lecturer at Johns Hopkins University where he teaches Financing a Sustainable World.
Galina Alova is an experienced researcher at the Oxford’s Sustainable Finance Programme. She formerly lead projects for the public and private sector at the OECD and has been working at the nexus of the energy transition, climate finance and machine learning.
Galit Palzur is an economist, specializing in risk management of natural disasters, sustainability and climate change. She has held several Board of Director positions including the Chairman of the Bureau of the OECD Working Party on Climate, Investment and Development. Galit also mentors cleantech startups and advises private and public entities on how to incorporate sustainability and long-term thinking and risks into strategies.
Garrett Guard is a researcher focused on carbon removal. Previously, he worked as a Research Analyst at BeZero Carbon, and at the Institute for Carbon Removal Law and Policy where he worked to build better representation of carbon removal technologies in integrated assessment models.
Gaya Herrington is Vice-President ESG Research at Schneider Electric and Advisor to the Club of Rome. Previously, she worked as a Director in Sustainability services at KPMG and an Economic Policy Advisor and international Financial Regulator.
Genevieve Donnellon-May is a master's candidate in Water Science, Policy and Management at the University of Oxford. She previously worked as a research assistant at the Institute of Water Policy of the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore and at the Asan Institute for Policy Studies.
Georgios Radoglou is the General Manager of CLIMA-X SDG Projects, where he coordinates and advises for Sustainable Energy Access and Climate Action for the Nigerian Government and several Subnational Governments in cooperation with International Organisations and DFI. He previously served as Group Head Environmental Sustainability at Flour Mills of Nigeria Plc.
Georg Kell is a prominent figure in the field of sustainable business and corporate social responsibility. He is the founding Director of the UN Global Compact, the world's largest corporate sustainability initiative. He currently serves as the Chairman of Arabesque, a technology company that uses AI and big data to assess sustainability performance. Georg is also the spokesperson for the Volkswagen Sustainability Council where he plays an instrumental role in promoting the company's sustainability initiatives.
Gerard Reid is a leading authority on energy and mobility and the co-host of "Redefining Energy", the #1 most listened to podcast on energy topics. He is also founding partner of Alexa Capital, Senior Fellow at the Institute of the Environment of the University of Minnesota and a member of the Global Future Council on Advanced Energy Technologies at the World Economic Forum.
Gergely Molnar is Gas Analyst at the IEA.
Gerry McGovern is the developer of the research method Top Tasks. He has published eight books and his latest, World Wide Waste, examines the impact digital is having on the environment. The Irish Times describes Gerry as one of five visionaries who have impacted web development.
Gert-Jan Nabuurs is professor European forest resources at Wageningen University and Research. His expertise is European scale forest resource analyses, forest carbon sequestration and adaptation under climate change. He is IPCC Coordinating lead Author in the Sixth Assessment Report for Agriculture and Forestry.
Ghaamid Abdulbasat is an award-winning young environmental activist & entrepreneur from Tanzania. He is a Global National Geographic Young Explorer, a Global High Seas Alliance Ambassador and the organizer of the Earth Day Sub-Saharan Africa initiatives. His research focuses on eco-hydrology and climate issues.
Giacomo Nicoli is a second year International Management Masters student at Bocconi University and Nova SBE. He worked for healthcare corporations, start-ups in the F&B and Insurtech sectors, and consulting at BCG Dubai. He writes about ESG implications in the financial world and is passionate about disruptive and circular business models.
Gillian Marcelle, PhD is the CEO of Resilience Capital Ventures LLC, a boutique capital advisory practice specializing in blended finance. She has a proven track record in attracting investment to underserved markets (telecoms, renewable energy and regenerative agriculture) and designing architectures that facilitate partnerships.
Gil Pires is a Lisbon-based Consultant with a MSc on Biotechnology from the Instituto Superior Técnico of Lisbon, who writes explainer articles on the subject of science to contextualize the constant stream of news we are flooded with on a daily basis.
Ginevra Forcellini is a second-year International Economics and Finance student at Bocconi University. She is part of an international consulting program, where she does research on topics like counterfeit medicines and the Paris Agreement, and collaborated with business builder OneDay Group. She began her experience in finance by interning in Italian fin-tech Euclidea.
Giorgio Mottironi is the co-founder and Chief Strategy Officer at Ener2Crowd, a tool to change the paradigm in finance, transforming the sector into a green and participative alternative, by including crowd engagement. He is an expert in Marketing and behavioral dynamics focused on the economic system for B2C and B2B market.
Dr Gisèle Yasmeen is Senior Fellow at the School of Public Policy and Global Affairs at the University of British Columbia. Her expertise is on food-systems and she is also a former public sector and not-for-profit executive in knowledge organizations.
Giulia Faleri is Cofounder at the Italian startup Vezua, the omnichannel sustainability marketplace. She is also a board member of the Italian holding 76 Investimenti. She is a young changemaker of Ashoka network for the EU GEN-C Project promoted by Horizon EU and Agenzia Italiana Giovani. She’s among the youngest female entrepreneurs and is now working in Dubai as UAE Partnership Facilitator for Companies and UAE Investments Advisor.
Giulia Testa is a young environmentalist from Italy. She is the Biodiversity Coordinator at Generation Climate Europe (GCE), where she has led the advocacy project on the new EU nature restoration law. She is a master’s student in Environmental Law and Policy and passionate about biodiversity protection.
Gowri Mohan is a MSc Development Management student at the London School of Economics. During her undergraduate degree she was a part of Global Research and Consulting and led a project team working on crafting policy recommendations to improve equity in the sustainable economy. In addition, she is the editor-in-chief of the London Journal of Energy.
Graham Weale is a leading expert on Energy Transitions. He is Professor of Energy Economics at the Ruhr University, Bochum. Previously he was Chief Economist at RWE AG, Germany’s largest power generator. He began his career with ExxonMobil and has a science degree from Oxford University.
Grant Hauber is an Energy Finance Analyst at the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis' Asia Pacific team, providing energy and financial market analysis, with an emphasis on the region’s emerging markets.
Greg De Temmerman is managing director of Zenon Research, a think tank studying the links between energy and the economy. He is also associate researcher at MINES ParisTech PSL. He is a physicist by training, specialised in plasma physics and materials science. From 2014-2020 he was coordinating scientist at the ITER Organization.
Habiba Ahut-Daggash is an Associate with RMI’s Africa Energy Program where she focuses on delivering agricultural electrification interventions. She has a PhD in energy systems modelling from Imperial College London, and holds Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in engineering science from the University of Oxford.
Dr Hamid Pouran is a Senior Lecturer in Environmental Technology and Sustainability and Climate Change MSc Programme leader at the University of Wolverhampton. He is the principal editor of the book: Environmental Challenges in the MENA Region: The Long Road from Conflict to Cooperation. Dr Pouran was the scientific consultant for a BBC World News News documentary “Dust Storms”. He has also been a visiting scholar at Princeton University.
Hannah M. Le is the founder of RE.STATEMENT, the online marketplace for upcycled clothing. Inspired by the scraps of fabric saved from her mom’s alterations shop, fashion design was the first job she ever wanted, until she discovered how much of a fiend she is at applying behavioral economics to product development and social impact startups.
Harald Walkate is the founding partner of Route17, an independent blended finance advisory. He is also founder of Finding Ways Ahead, an ESG and sustainable finance advisory, and a Senior Fellow at the University of Zurich Center for Sustainable Finance and Private Wealth (CSP). Previously he was the Head of ESG and member of the Executive Committee of Natixis Investment Managers, and the Global Head of Responsible Investment at Aegon Asset Management.
Harrison Chapin is an intern at Claremont Wildlands Conservancy and a student of environmental analysis at Pitzer College.
Harro van Asselt is a Professor of Climate Law and Policy with the University of Eastern Finland (UEF) Law School, Visiting Research Fellow with Utrecht University’s Copernicus Institute of Sustainable Development, and Affiliated Research with the Stockholm Environment Institute.
Hayley Moller is a communicator, strategist, and entrepreneur with more than a decade of experience finding innovative – and inclusive – ways to tackle the climate crisis. She is currently Chief Marketing Officer for Thallo, a climate tech start-up using blockchain technology to democratize the voluntary carbon markets.
Heather Clancy is an award-winning journalist specialising in transformative technology and innovation. As editorial director for GreenBiz.com, Heather chronicles the role of technology in enabling corporate climate action and transitioning to a clean, inclusive and regenerative economy. Her articles have appeared in Entrepreneur, Fortune, The International Herald Tribune and The New York Times.
Helen Stickler is the Co-Founder of Triplo ESG, a Sustainability advice platform that empowers smaller businesses.
Hemant Mallya leads the acclaimed Industrial Sustainability and Competitiveness Program at the Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW), in Delhi. He is an expert and commentator on climate change and energy markets.
Henrik Nordborg is a professor of physics at the Eastern Switzerland University of Applied Sciences. He has a PhD in physics from the ETH Zurich and spent 10 years working in the private sector. He gives public climate lectures and also maintains a blog with the motto “Giving Our Children a Reason Not to Hate Us".
Herman Bril is the Managing Director and Head of Sustainability & Climate Innovation at PSP Investments. He has 30 years of experience in international financial institutions across investment management, derivatives, treasury, and development finance.
Himanshu Gupta is the Co-founder and CEO of ClimateAi, a climate resilience platform that helps companies forecast and therefore mitigate climate change effects and covers topics such as for food, water, and energy security for supply chains. Himanashu and ClimateAI have been recognized by TIME as one the greatest innovations of the year 2022. Before founding ClimateAI, Himanashu worked with Lord Nicholas Stern, another leading illuminem Thought Leader, at the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment. Himanashu holds an MBA degree from Stanford Graduate School of Business.
Holly Honglin Li is an independent sustainable finance specialist. Her roles include U.S. Managing Director at Polymer Wealth Management, a private firm headquartered in Hong Kong; member of the Secretariat team for IFC-facilitated Sustainable Banking and Finance Network; Guest speaker at John Hopkins University, and Board Member at Women Impact Investing Network.
Håvard Halland is a senior economist at the OECD Development Centre, formerly a senior economist at the World Bank and visiting scholar at Stanford University. His work lies at the intersection of public and private finance, economics, energy, and sustainability.
The International Association of Students in Agricultural and Related Sciences (IAAS) is the largest student organization in agriculture, with over 10.000 students from over 50 nations sending a delegation to COP27.
Iacopo is an Expert in Transformative Governance at Demos Helsinki – a non-profit, independent think tank working on societal transformations. He is pursuing a PhD in Innovation and Public Policy at UCL IIPP (Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose).
Ian Kaplan is the Founder of TheClimateSavers and the Co-founder of the Climate Awareness and Policy Change Group (CAPCG). He is an executive entrepreneur at heart with significant experience in the startup ecosystem, including the fields of climate change, renewable energy, fintech/insurtech, and digital health. He is passionate about ventures that aim to improve the health of our environment and our community.
Ilkay Demirdag is an Investment and Impact Strategist with 24 years of experience working in multinational companies, conglomerates, banks and private equity funds in Turkey, the UK and Bahrain. She leads important initiatives to maximize value creation for all stakeholders, transform responsible and impact investments into the mainstream, and ensure sustainable economic development.
Ilyess El Kortbi is a climate activist for Fridays for Future. He is also a Ukrainian refugee who has repeatedly denounced the war as a Climate war. @ilyesselkortbi
The International Energy Agency is at the heart of global dialogue on energy, providing authoritative analysis, data, policy recommendations, and real-world solutions to help countries provide secure and sustainable energy for all.
Inutu Katoti is a Beit Scholar Alumni with an MSc (Eng) (distinction) in Electrical Engineering and Renewable Energy Systems at the University of Leeds. She has been engaged in training programs with RES4Africa, Oxford Climate Society and IRENA.
Ione Anderson is Co-Founder and COO of Grape ESG. She works with investors and companies to develop climate change and sustainability strategies, incorporating ESG factors into operations and investment decisions. She has a purposeful international career at the science to policy nexus.
Irene Pérez Beltrán is an Environmental Policy Master's student at Sciences Po. She is also the director of the Energy & Environment Policy Center at King's Think Tank and the co-lead of the Global Youth Statement for the UN Conference of Youth at COY16.
Dr Ismahane Elouafi is Chief Scientist of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, and part of FAO’s core leadership structure.
Ivan Indriawan is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Finance at the Adelaide Business School, University of Adelaide, Australia. His main areas of expertise include financial markets, market quality, news announcements, applied econometrics.
Ivan Pavlovic is an energy transition specialist within Natixis CIB. He has has over 15 years experience in the energy sector, as a scholar, then as a regulator in the field of power generation and transmission, finally as a sell-side analyst/thematic analyst covering the European energy sector.
Ivo Locatelli is Senior Expert at the European Commission. Since joining the European Commission in 1991, he has worked in several departments and dealt with industrial relations with Japan, the liberalisation of telecoms sector, and now public procurement where he leads the team dealing with strategic procurement policy.
Izabella Teixeira is Co-Chair of the International Resource Panel. She is an expert in environmental management, impact assessment and licensing. She is the former Environment Minister of Brazil and was named a Champion of the Earth in 2013.
Jaco van der Bank is the Senior Policy Advisor at Negative Emissions Platform, working to accelerate technological and regulatory innovation to fight climate change. He is a member of the Advisory Group to CCS+ Initiative and a member of the Credit-level integrity working group of the Task Force on Scaling Voluntary Carbon Market.
Jag Bhalla is an independent writer and entrepreneur.
James Bell is a Master of Finance student from the University of Edinburgh, where he conducted this research. He interviewed various activists, journalists and academics in the field in order to gain a holistic understanding of the relationship between climate change activism and financial markets. He launched NewsRack Global after finishing his studies, a website which shows top 10 headlines from across the world.
James Carter is the Principal Consultant for Vision Mobility and co founder of Action Events. Previously he worked in sales and product planning in Toyota.
James Randerson is Professor of Earth System Science at the University of California, Irvine. He studies the global carbon cycle using remote sensing and in-situ measurements and different types of models.
James Vaccaro is the Executive Director of the Climate Safe Lending Network – a multi-stakeholder initiative to catalyse the decarbonisation of the banking sector. He’s also the CEO of Repattern, through which he leads the development of a Nature-based Solutions (NbS) Accelerator for WWF.
Janari Võrk is Solarstone's Communications Manager for their BIPV (Building-Integrated Photovoltaic) solutions for which he spreads the word on their sustainable energy production.
Janek Vahk is the climate, energy and air pollution programme coordinator at Zero Waste Europe, focusing on end of life treatment of waste. He has MSc in Environmental Sciences and Policy and PGDip in Charity Marketing. Previously he worked for Friends of the Earth Europe and Justice and Environment.
Janez Potočnik is Co-Chair of the International Resource Panel. Among other roles, he is Partner at SYSTEMIQ and advisor to thought-leading institutions such as the European Forest Institute. Before, he was European Commissioner for the Environment.
Janez Susnik is a Senior Lecturer in Water Resources Management at IHE Delft Institure for Water Education.
Janika Collatz facilitates market entry for start-ups in the energy sector at the Hessian Energy Agency and supports them throughout business plan competition Science4Life Energy Cup. As part of DLT Talents program, she mapped blockchain's impact on the energy sector.
Jan Ossenbrink is a Partner at Global Founders Capital, where he focuses on Climate Tech investments. His work experience in the domains of clean energy, transport and molecules include McKinsey, General Electric, and the World Bank. He holds a PhD degree from ETH Zurich and Stanford University.
Dr Jan Rosenow is a Principal and the Director of European Programmes at the Regulatory Assistance Project (RAP) and an Honorary Research Associate at Oxford University’s Environmental Change Institute. Jan has several board appointments including the European Council for an Energy Efficient Economy, and is also considered by Onalytica among the 25 top influencers in Renewables and Future of Energy.
Jan Stockhausen is Chief Legal Architect at Etherisc, the open-source, decentralized insurance protocol and ecosystem that aims to make insurance fair and accessible.
Jasmine Co is an artist, dreamer, and activist. She is also a recent graduate from the University of Sussex, where she received her masters in Climate Change, Development and Policy. She likes to read and write about climate resiliency, post-growth, and building regenerative cultures.
Dr. Jasper Lee is a Kaurna/Adelaide-based dentist and climate advocate. He is active in the dental sustainability field and was one of the first community organisers for Australian Parents for Climate Action in South Australia. He is currently organising grassroots climate actions in around Kaurna Country in the electrification space.
Jean-Baptiste Dubreuil is Senior Gas Analyst at the International Energy Agency (IEA).
Jean-Michel Ruggieri is Small Modular Reactors program manager at the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA). At the CEA since 2000, he headed successively the Neutronics, Nuclear Physics and Severe Accidents research laboratories and the Innovative Systems Studies Service in Cadarache.
Jef Teugels designs planet- and people-first solutions and is a post-graduate researcher. He explores the energy created by the friction between customer behavior, organizational readiness, and exponential technologies. Born at 319.62 ppm, he’s a father and a grandfather trying to develop some intergenerational value.
Jenna Nordman is a human rights lawyer specializing in ESG, CSR, Sustainability, and Business and Human Rights. She works as a consultant, enabling both public and private organizations to implement ESG into their operations in a practical manner.
Jennifer Harvey Sallin is the founding director of InterGifted, and leads a climate engagement project called I Heart Earth. She is a psychologist and leader in the field of high intelligence and high performance. She applies her expertise in the area of climate psychology and climate activism.
Jennifer Morgan is the first Special Envoy for International Climate Action for Germany. She is a leading expert on climate issues and civil society advocacy and was voted by apolitical as one of the world's top 20 most influential people in climate policy. Previously, she was the Executive Director of Greenpeace and has held a series of directorship roles at NGOs, including World Resources Institute; E3G and WWF.
Jennifer Clair Robson is Content Director at Climate Action North and a freelance copywriter focusing on the climate crisis, sustainability, and net zero.
Jennifer Wilkins is the founder of Heliocene.org. She provides insights on degrowth, regeneration and sustainability to the business community. She has a business professional background, including an MBA at Warwick Business School, and is currently studying for a master's in degrowth at the Autonomous University of Barcelona.
Jenny Garbis is a performance marketing manager at Seedrs. She is also an avid writer with her own page. A recent graduate of the University of Sussex with a focus on psychology, she tends to address sustainability issues.
Jens-Christian Svenning is professor in ecology at Aarhus University, where he leads the Center for Biodiversity Dynamics in a Changing World (BIOCHANGE). His research combines fundamental biodiversity studies with work on climate change impacts, sustainable development, and rewilding
Jeremy B. Bentham is the Co-Chair (scenarios) of the World Energy Council and Senior Fellow with Mission Possible Partnership. He led the internationally-renowned Shell Scenarios team for over fifteen years, advising company leadership and senior external policy-makers on energy transitions and strategic direction. He has deep experience in framing, and making, investment and policy choices in the face of radical uncertainties.
Jesper Nielsen leads Boston Consulting Group’s Social Impact practice and the firm's business in M&A and post-merger integration in Western Europe, South America, and Africa.
Dr. Jiang Lin is a leading energy and climate policy expert, serving as the Nat Simons Presidential Chair in China Energy Policy at the Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, a Staff Scientist in its Department of Electricity Market and Policy, and an Adjunct Professor at the University of California-Berkeley. His research focuses on topics such as non-CO2 GHGs, electricity markets, low-carbon economic transition, and appliance efficiency in China. He previously worked at the Energy Foundation China, where he grew it into a top international NGO for promoting clean energy and climate solutions. Dr. Lin holds a PhD in Demography from UC Berkeley, an MS in Population Studies, and a BS in Cybernetics Engineering from Xi'an Jiaotong University.
Jindra Monique Čekan/ová, Ph.D. is a Czech/USA political economist with 35 years of experience in international development. She has learned from villagers and ministers in 27 countries in Africa, Latin America, Central, and South Asia.
Joel B. Stronberg is a senior executive and attorney and the founder and principal of The JBS Group, a Washington, DC consulting firm. Joel is currently advising the Legal Pathways to Deep Decarbonization project at Columbia University’s Sabin Center along with his other clients.
Joel Makower is chairman and co-founder of GreenBiz Group, a media and events company focusing at the intersection of business, technology and sustainability. For more than 30 years, through his writing, speaking and leadership, he has helped companies align environmental and social issues with business success.
Johanna Schiele is a McCloy Fellow and MPP scholar at Harvard Kennedy School, focusing on energy and climate regulation. She holds a BA in Economics and Philosophy from the University of Oxford and previously worked in energy market modelling at Aurora Energy Research and at the European Commission's Directorate-General for Climate Action.
Johannes Novy is a founding member of the Sustainable Metropolitan Tourismus Network (SMeT-NET) based at University of Westminster and Paris 1 Sorbonne-Pantheon as well as a member of the Berlin-based urbanist collective u-Lab, Studio für Stadt und Raumprozesse. He has published widely on urban development politics as well as urban tourism and leisure consumption.
John Atkinson is the executive director of the Ontario Public Health Association.
John Butler is a business manager with over 20 years’ experience in oil and gas and renewable energy industries. He is a Chartered Mechanical Engineer and a Fellow of the IMarEST. John also supports the Energy Institute and the Society of Petroleum Engineers(SPE) where he is the Hydrogen Programme Committee Chair.
Dr John Calabrese is a professor at American University in Washington DC, where he teaches US foreign policy. He is the author of China's Changing Relations with the Middle East and Revolutionary Horizons: Iran's Regional Foreign Policy, and serves as the book review editor of The Middle East Journal.
John Feffer is the director of Foreign Policy In Focus at the Institute for Policy Studies in Washington, DC. He is also the director of the Institute's new Global Just Transition project. He is the author of several books, including most recently "Right Across the World: The Global Networking of the Far Right and the Left's Response".
John Leo Algo is a member of the Youth Advisory Group for Environmental and Climate Justice under the UNDP in Asia and the Pacific. He is a member of the interim Secretariat of Aksyon Klima Pilipinas and a current representative of Philippine civil society and the youth at COP27 in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt.
Johnny Wood is a senior writer at Formative Content, specialising in the energy transition, sustainability and innovation. His articles have appeared in Forbes and The Wall Street Journal and he regularly contributes to the World Economic Forum’s Agenda media platform.
John Paul Jose is a social, environmental and climate justice advocate hailing from an agricultural family in Kerala, India. Living amidst nature, experiencing environmental changes and climate crises has driven him into taking action with experiences in dozens of organisations as a volunteer, ambassador, advisor, consultant, etc. He is also involved in research and policy development.
John Poljak is the founder of keynumbers, a website dedicated to analysing energy and economic issues. He holds degrees in commerce and computing from the University of Western Sydney. Prior to starting up keynumbers, he had an international career working as a consultant in the Oil & Gas industry including stints in West Africa, Europe and the Middle East
John Scanlon AO is a seasoned leader in the fields of environment, governance and sustainable development, with a unique range of experience gained across multiple continents, disciplines and organisations. He has served in senior positions in the private sector, with government, international organisations, the United Nations, and not-for-profit organizations, and as chair or member of many boards and initiatives. This includes working with IUCN (Bonn), UNEP (Nairobi) and CITES (Geneva)
Jonas Kottmeyer is a current MSc in Energy Management student at ESCP. His insterest in energy supply was sparked when he spent time in central Ghana and witnessed frequent power outages that complicated life for anyone without alternative energy sources.
Jonathan Elkind is a fellow and senior research scholar at the Center on Global Energy Policy. Previously, from 2009 to 2017, he worked on international energy and climate issues at the United States Department of Energy, helping to coordinate energy policy in the Obama Administration. He departed DOE as Assistant Secretary for International Affairs.
Dr Jonathan Foley is a renowned climate & environmental scientist, sustainability expert, educator, and public speaker. He is also executive director of Project Drawdown — the world’s leading resource for climate solutions. His work focuses on finding solutions to sustain the climate, ecosystems, and natural resources we all depend on.
Jonathan is a highly accomplished and respected figure in the renewable energy sector, particularly in the field of solar photovoltaics (PV). He is the global editor-in-chief of PV Magazine , and co-founder of PV Magazine Australia . He has consulted for various solar PV companies on PR / communications. He regularly hosts industry webinars, conferences and events including Intersolar Europe conference sessions, the Energy Transition Dialogue, the World Future Energy Summit, All Energy Australia and Energy Storage Europe.
Jon Lye is a freelance writer who volunteers in numerous NGOs in his home of Singapore. Additionally he works for the Singapore Air Force providing aid for operations and systems. Jon Lye focuses his writing on environmental issues as well as personal roadblocks he has faced.
Jonny Mulligan is the Founder of The Martello Advisory Capital and M&A Advisory. Our mission is to use science based metrics to direct capital to the innovative impact businesses and projects that will drive the transition to the low carbon, low climate impact economy.
Jordi Pascual Torner is the Cities Lead at Circle Economy, where he works with cities to realise innovative, practical and impactful circular economy strategies. Jordi is driven by the need for systemic transformation and creation of a new economic model that delivers prosperity within the boundaries of our planet.
Joseph Castillo is the founder Bold Energy, targeting the Permian Basin, which was sold to Earthstone Energy in 2017. He graduated from Yale in 1980 and his oilfield career with Schlumberger spanned the US, the North Sea, and Russia.
Josephine Wawira is a circular economy communications expert at Sustainable Inclusive Business Kenya (SIB-K). She also serves on the board of UCESCO Africa.
Josh Edem Kojo Dotse is a graduate renewable energy engineer from the University of Energy and Natural Resources, Sunyani-Ghana. He is the Head of the African community at ClimateScience, and advocates for sustainable living and capacity building of young people.
Joshua Amponsem is a Ghanaian climate activist and entrepreneur. He is the founder of Green Africa Youth Organization (GAYO), a Board Member at Gamma Energie, and served in multiple leadership positions in civil society and the private sector. Joshua focuses on the role of youth in Climate Change Adaptation, Disaster Risk Reduction, and Resilience Building.
Joshua Omonuk is a climate activist and climate activism consultant. He focuses on training climate justice leaders in different African countries. He is also an economist and statistician
Joy Reyes is a climate justice activist dedicated to promoting the relationship between the climate crisis and the effects it continues to have on the most marignal members of society. @jamjoyrey_
Juan Cristobal Gillmore is a Chilean journalist and Global Brand Manger at Rembre Group. He is specialized in facilitating industries, companies, and public/private institutions to immerse themselves in the world of sustainability and emerge through triple impact.
Julian Popov is Fellow of the European Climate Foundation, Chairman of the Building Performance Institute Europe and Former Minister of Environment of Bulgaria. He was the good will Bulgarian Ambassador for energy and climate policy and energy security adviser to the President of Bulgaria.
Julia is a Partner at SET Ventures, an Amsterdam-based fund and Europe’s leading independent energy venture capital investor. She is a board member and trusted advisor at Flexidao, Trunkrs, Sensorfact and Energyworx.
Dr Julia Steinberger is Professor of Ecological Economics at the University of Lausanne. She studies the relationships between the use of resources and performance of societies. She is an author of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) 6th Assessment Report, contributing to the report's discussion of climate change mitigation pathways.
Dr Julio Friedmann is Chief Scientist and Chief Carbon Wrangler at Carbon Direct. He recently served as Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Office of Fossil Energy at the Department of Energy. More recently, he was a Senior Research Scholar at the Center on Global Energy Policy at Columbia University SIPA.
Jun Ukita Shepard is a Strategic Analysis Manager at RMI. She is a former Duke University Nicholas School of the Environment PhD fellow who studied the use of extensive, publicly available databases to investigate the convergence of global energy systems.
Justas Kaveckas is co-founder and CEO of Foros. He launched Foros after identifying the opportunity to revolutionise the vast, slow-moving forestry market. He lives with his family in Vilnius.
Justin Chiu is an Associate Professor in the Department of Energy Technology at the KTH Royal Institute for Technology.
Justine Roche is leading the World Economic Forum’s initiative on Mobilizing Investment for Clean Energy in Emerging Economies. Her work concentrates on solutioning barriers and enabling public and private-sector collaboration toward scaling clean energy investment, with a specific focus on the developing world.
Justin Guay is the Director, Global Climate Strategy at The Sunrise Project.
Justin Ratcliffe is an Economist & Research Analyst at the Information and Communications Technology Council (ICTC). His policy interests include exploring the structural aspects of the Canadian economy as it relates to industry diversification, competition, emerging sectors, and social well-being through economic opportunity. Justin believes in bringing an empirical and evidence-based approach to the policy research and design process.
Kanika Chandaria is a Lead Venture Architect at BCG Digital Ventures, the corporate innovation and digital business-building arm of Boston Consulting Group. Over the course of her career, Kanika has shifted her interest to Climate Tech and became the Co-Founder of BCG Green Ventures which builds and scales businesses and technologies that accelerate the transition to net zero.
Kapil Narula is a veteran of the Indian Navy and holds an interdisciplinary PhD in Economics. He has over 20 years of versatile global experience while leading several teams in the UN, government, think tanks, universities and industries.
Kareim Youssef is co-founder of the Student Energy Chapter at the University of Calgary where he majors in electrical engineering.
Karen Huere is an indigenous climate activist from Peru who focuses her activities on the land's rights and the care that Indigenous people have provided and continue to provide the Earth as opposed to the colonial tradition of envisioning the earth.
Karim Elgendy is an Associate Fellow with Chatham House, a Non-Resident Scholar at the Middle East Institute in Washington, and the founder of Carboun.
Karl Burkart is the Co-founder and Deputy Director of One Earth, and formerly the Director of Media, Science & Technology at the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation.
Karlee Shields holds a Masters degree in Sustainability and Sustainable Food Systems from Prescott College and currently works in alternative medicine.
Karsten Neuhoff is Head of Department of the Climate Policy Department at the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin) and is Professor at the Institute for Economics and Law of Technical University Berlin.
Kate Handley is the Executive Director of the Biodiversity Law Centre, a new non-profit law clinic whose vision is flourishing indigenous species and ecosystems that support sustainable livelihoods in Southern Africa.
Kate Mallory is an undergraduate studying International Relations. Currently, she’s a member of 100 Million USA’s National Campaign Group. Previously, she was a Youth Advisor to the UN Office on Drugs and Crime and a delegate to the UN General Assembly.
Katherine Foster is Strategy Advisor for The Digital Economist and Senior Advisor to the Open Earth Foundation. Among others, she is also Member of the Supervisory Board of European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) Food.
Kathryn Porter is the founder of Watt-Logic, an energy consulting firm. She is also a member of the All Party Parliamentary Group for Energy Studies.
Kathy Fallon is the Director of Land & Climate at Clean Air Task Force (CATF). Prior to joining CATF, Kathy was a Senior Advisor at the Center for Climate, Health, the Global Environment at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
Kaveh Zahedi is Deputy Executive Secretary for Sustainable Development at the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP). In this capacity, he is responsible for advancing the ESCAP’s mission to promote sustainable economic and social development in the Asia-Pacific region. With over 25 years experience at the UN, he previously served as Regional Director & Representative for Asia Pacific, Climate Change Coordinator and Advisor at the UN Environment Programme.
Kübra Koldemir is a sustainability business writer at SustainFinance as well as a sustainability researcher at Argüden Governance Academy.
Kehkashan Basu is the Founder-President of Green Hope Foundation. Winner of the 2016 International Children’s Peace Prize. A Forbes 30 Under 30, Kehkashan is a United Nations Human Rights Champion, one of Canada's Top25 Women of Influence and the Regional Organizing Partner for North America for the NGO Major Group. Kehkashan
Dr Keith Baker is a Research Fellow in Fuel Poverty and Energy Policy at the Built Environment Asset Management (BEAM) Centre, Glasgow Caledonian University; a Co-founder of the Energy Poverty Research initiative (a spin-out from the BEAM Centre); a Board Member and Convenor of the Energy Working Group at the Scottish ‘think and do’ tank, Common Weal; an Associate of 100% Renewable UK; and an Officer of the National Coordinating Committee of Scientists for Global Responsibility.
Kenneth Pucker is a senior lecturer at the Fletcher School at Tufts University and as an advisory director at Berkshire Partners. Prior, Ken served as the Chief Operating Officer at Timberland.
Kester Ratcliff is now pursuing a MSc in Environment, Politics and Development at King's College London. He graduated from the University of Kent with a BA in Politics and International Relations.
Kevin Li is a Researcher at CarbonCare InnoLab, a Hong Kong-based environmental NGO. He leads research that tracks the annual performance of Asian cities against the Paris Agreement goals.
Kevin Moss is the Global Director of World Resource Institute’s Center for Sustainable Business (CSB). In this capacity, he leads the Institute’s private sector strategy, guides CSB’s research and engagement and oversees WRI’s business-oriented initiatives.
Dr Kimberley R. Miner is a Research Assistant Professor at the University of Maine, focusing on global risks from climate change. She is a Fellow at the Centre for Climate and Security and Co-chair of the NASA HQ Interagency Forum on Climate Risks, Impacts, and Adaptation.
Kim Perrotta, MHSc is an Environmental Health Policy Specialist who has been working issues related to air quality, climate change, and the built environment for over 30 years. She is the Editor and co-author of the 240-page Climate Change Toolkit for Health Professionals and the author of the 220-page report, Public Health and Land Use Planning: How 10 Public Health Units are Working to Create Healthy and Sustainable Communities.
Kingsmill Bond is an Energy Strategist and Senior Principal at RMI. He has served as a strategist and analyst at companies including Deutsche Bank, Sberbank and Citibank.
Kirk Hall is a Degrowth and affordable housing advocate living in Tasmania, Australia. He has a Facebook page called “Degrowth - it’s urgent” and groups including “Degrowth - join the revolution”.
Kirsten Buck is Chief Impact & Culture Officer at PTHR - a growing consultancy in progressive HR/OD and the next stage of business evolution, and a certified B Corporation organisation. Kirsten is a Semco Style Institute certified expert, Co-chair of B Local Scotland, a Fellow of the RSA, member of the EODF, and an avid writer.
Dr Kirsten Westphal is Executive Director at H2Global Stiftung and leads the independent Analysis & Research Division.
Kirsten Wolmarans is a Partner at Webber Wentzel specializing in dispute resolution. She has extensive experience in litigating at the High Court of South Africa, the Supreme Court of Appeal and the Constitutional Court. Kirsten has advised and acted for a large range of clients, including major banks, auditing companies, mining companies and pension fund administrators.
Kristina Church is the Head of Responsible Strategy at BNY Mellon Investment Management (BNYM IM), ACA. She is responsible for developing and leading the execution of BNYMIM’s Responsible Investment (RI) Program. She collaborates with the ESG leaders across the wider BNY Mellon enterprise and co-chairs the bank’s ESG Advisory Council. Previously, she worked at Lombard Odier Investment Managers and Barclays Capital.
Kristjan Eljand is a Technology Scout at Eesti Energia, where his work revolves around finding new digital technologies for Eesti Energia, Technology based innovation, Technology training. He is also a graduate from University of Tartu where he received his masters in economics and business administration.
Kumar Venkat is the founder and CEO of Climate Trajectories, a company providing climate data services. He previously worked at the forefront of corporate carbon emissions accounting and decarbonization as the CTO of Planet FWD and CEO of CleanMetrics.
Kurt Harrison is the Founder and Co-Head of the Global Sustainability Practice at Russell Reynolds Associates. He is a recognized industry leader across ESG and Sustainability, and a sought-after public speaker and guest lecturer who was recently named as a “Top Voice in the Green Economy” by LinkedIn. Kurt is a highly-regarded author on ESG topics, and a number of his ground-breaking white papers have been published in the Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance.
Lachlan Carey is a Senior Associate at RMI based in Colorado and created in 1982 as an independent non-profit. He is leading work on US regional economic development and is dedicated to transforming global energy systems.
Laima Eicke is an Associate and former Research Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School Belfer Center's Environment and Natural Resources Program (ENRP) and the Science, Technology, and Public Policy Program (STPP). Her research focuses on the decarbonization pathways of countries worldwide, value chains of renewable energy technologies, and how both affect geopolitics.
Lara Lázaro is a Senior Analyst at the Elcano Royal Institute and Lecturer in Economic Theory at Cardenal Cisneros University College in Madrid.
Laurence Monnier is a Research Associate and member of the EDHECinfra Advisory Board, EDHEC Business School.
Laurent Rousseau is the immediate past CEO of SCOR. He also served as a Vice President of Investment Banking and M&A at JP Morgan.
Laurenz Ohlig works as an Investment Analyst in the Climate Tech team at Global Founders Capital, who currently pursues his Master's degree at WHU Otto Beisheim School of Management.
Lawrence Haddad is the Executive Director, The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN).
Laxmi Haigh is an environmental writer and the Lead Editor at Circle Economy. Laxmi Haigh is also a research professional with a Research Msc in Anthropology from the University of Utrectht.
Lea Gajewski is a researcher at Greenpeace Japan.
Lee Beck is Clean Air Task Force’s International Director for Carbon Capture where she leads strategy, program, and team, which is represented in the US, Europe, and the Middle East.
Lennart Joos, PhD is the founder of Out of the Blue, an ocean-CO2 removal start-up inspired by the research he did as a Fulbright scholar at UC Berkeley.
Leonard Lum is a Data analyst at EDHECinfra. Previously, he worked for a large custodian bank providing accounting and asset services. Leonard also has experience in the fintech and insurance industry. He holds a Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Accounting and Finance from the University of London and is an associate member of CPA Australia.
Leonardo Beltran is a Distinguished Visiting Fellow at Columbia University's Center for Global Energy Policy, a non-resident fellow at the Institute of the Americas, and an executive fellow of the School of Public Policy at the University of Calgary. He is also serving his second three-year term on the Administrative Board of Sustainable Energy for All.
Leonardo Civinelli Tornel da Silveira is currently pursuing a midcareer master's degree in Public Administration at Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government. He previously worked for the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and has over a decade of experience dedicated to ending poverty and hunger.
Leon de Graaf is a senior consultant at #SustainablePublicAffairs, a Brussels-based public affairs agency that lobbies for more ambitious EU climate and environment policy for sustainable frontrunners. Previously he was the main climate and environment expert at BusinessEurope, Europe's biggest lobby group.
Leon Stille is managing director of New Energy Institute. New Energy Institute is focused on expert advice, education, and innovation, consulting for companies like BCG, Shell, TNO, Berq RNG and several investment firms. He is also key lecturer for renewable gas and hydrogen for New Energy Business School, expert speaker on energy transition topics for several universities (MBA energy transition of the University of Groningen and University of Rotterdam) and often speaks and moderates at key industrial conferences and events. He also holds several advisory positions at the European Biogas Association, Hydrogen Europe and committee member sustainability of the international gas union. Leon holds 3 patents on renewable gas purification and conversion.
Letizia Macrì is Vice President at the ESG European Institute. She is an expert on corporate law, as well as corporate compliance, and holds the role of Deputy Legal Affairs - Corporate Compliance Manager at AVIO S.p.A.
Dr Leyla Acaroglu is founder of the UnSchool of Disruptive Design. She was named 2016 United Nations Champion of the Earth for her in advancing science and innovation for sustainability. She is a mainstage TED speaker, entrepreneur and creator of the Disruptive Design Method.
Lily Ginsberg is a Sustainability and Climate Change Consultant for Arup. Previously, she worked with the UK Environment Minister to advise across the Natural Environment Portfolio.
Lily Raphael is the design and experimentation lead at Circular Food Innovation Lab for the City of Vancouver. She also holds a Master's degree from the University of British Columbia in Community and Regional Planning.
Linda Zeilina is the founder and CEO of the International Sustainable Finance Centre (ISFC), an independent and impact-driven think tank with a focus on sustainable finance topics. Linda is a Fellow at the Royal Society of Arts (RSA) in London, and an advisory board member of the Romanian Sustainable and Finance Association (RoSIF).
Livia Miethke is a Senior Climate Finance Specialist at the Basel Agency for Sustainable Energy. She advises financial institutions to develop their sustainability strategies, meet their net-zero commitments, and implement commercial strategies to support their customers in adopting low-carbon measures and implementing sustainable technology solutions.
Lolade Aluko is an Analyst in the financial services industry, with a focus on mining, metals and industrial decarbonisation. She studied Law at LSE and has gained a range of expertise spanning renewable energy and global commodity supply chains.
Luca Franza is a Scientific Advisor to the IAI Energy, Climate and Resources Programme. He also serves as Head of EU Institutional Affairs of Edison SpA (EDF Group) and an Associate Fellow at the Clingendael International Energy Programme (CIEP) in The Hague.
Lucas Tesconi is an MSc in Energy Management student at ESCP Business School and is very interested in local and sustainable farming.
Luca Zerbini is Founder and co-Managing Partner of Una Terra Venture Capital Fund. He previously served as CEO and Managing Director at Fedrigoni Paper as well as Vice-President and General Manager at Amcor. Luca holds an Industrial Engineering MSE from Politecnico di Milano and an MBA with Honors from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.
Luciana Antonini Ribeiro is co-founder of eB Capital, a leading private equity firm investing in highly scalable solutions to Brazilian structural gaps.
Luciana Miu is the Head of Clean Economy at Energy Policy Group. She holds a Master’s degree in Sustainable Energy Systems from the University of Edinburgh and a PhD in Energy Efficiency of Residential Buildings from the Imperial College London. Before joining EPG, Luciana worked for the UK Parliament and for the British Government’s Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), as well as a consultant for Climate-KIC and London City Hall.
Lucie Pinson is the founder and executive director of Reclaim Finance, a data-driven campaigning NGO which focus on the decarbonisation of financial flows. She received the Goldman Environmental Prize in 2020 for her work against coal financing.
Ludmila Azo is Country Manager at the International Trade Centre (ITC). Prior to joining ITC, Azo worked in the Energy sector at the Africa Mini-grids Developers Association (AMDA) in Kenya. She has also worked with the UN Department of Political Affairs on coordinating peace and security efforts in the Great Lakes region of Africa.
Luisa Palacios is a Senior Research Scholar at the Center on Global Energy Policy, Columbia University. Previously, she was Director at Barclay Capital and economist at Société Générale.
Maciej Kolaczkowski is Manager of the Oil and Gas Industry at the World Economic Forum. Prior this, he worked on strategy at PGNiG, energy policy at the Polish Prime Minister’s Office and international negotiations in the Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Madeleine Whitestone is an analyst with the Renewables in Remote Communities program at the Pembina Institute in Canada. She is also a recent bachlero's of chemical engineering graduate from the Univeristy of McGill.
Mahak Agrawal is an Urban Planner and Sustainability Specialist at the Global Fund to End Modern Slavery. She also serves on the ITA Committee on Underground Spaces Steering Board. She formerly worked at the Center on Global Energy Policy in New York and has a track record of engagement and collaboration with the OECD, IPCC, and the United Nations.
Mahesh Ramanujam is the President and CEO of the Global Network for Zero where he convenes a coalition of leaders dedicated to progressing society toward greater ESG compliance and ultimately a zero greenhouse gas economy.
Mairead Matthews is the Manager of Digital Policy at the Information and Communications Technology Council (ICTC). Mairead brings her longstanding interest in Canadian policy and her background in public administration and political science to the conversation on technology and 21st century regulatory challenges. Mairead’s areas of interest include privacy and data governance, IP and innovation policy, and the social and ethical impacts of emerging tech.
Mamadi Kamara is a consultant in decarbonization strategy (LCA carbon footprint calculation, eco conception levers, etc.). He is a graduate of the ESCP Europe master's degree in Sustainability, Entrepreneurship and Innovation, and is also a volunteer at Ghett'up and hhf media.
Dr. Manal Shehabi is a Senior Research Fellow at the Oxford Institute for Energy Studies and Founding Director at SHEER Research & Advisory Ltd.
Mana Omar is a climate scientist by profession, a climate justice/gender advocate for the indigenous pastoralist communities of Kenya and the Founder and CEO of Spring of the arid and semi-arid lands (SASAL). Mana is also a youth leader with the UN Women Feminist Action for Climate Justice Action Coalition . Mana also holds a Bachelor's degree in Meteorology from the University of Nairobi.
Dr. Mandira Bagwandeen is a Senior Researcher at the Nelson Mandela School of Public Governance at the University of Cape Town (UCT). Her primary research interests are China-Africa relations, Africa’s regional integration and industrialisation, digital governance, the geopolitics and geoeconomics of natural commodities, and South-South cooperation.
Manfredi Morello is the Solicited Rating Team Coordinator at Standard Ethics, a leading Sustainability Rating Agency. He is a member of CSR Natives – the first italian network of young sustainability professionals.
Manfredi Trapolino is a climate policy advisor with expertise in international negotiations, climate finance and policy-making processes for sustainability and agriculture in developing and emerging economies.
Dr. Manish Pandey is a professor in the Department of Economics at the University of Winnipeg with an extensive portfolio of research on productivity and comparative performance in labor economics, public economics, macroeconomics and immigration.
Manon Corneille is working on increasing the visibility of ECOTEN urban comfort, a start-up providing data-driven tools to help cities to cope with climate change challenges.
María Helena Jaén is an Honorary Professor at the Universidad de Los Andes.
Marco Duso is a Partner in BCG Climate and Sustainability Practice and co-founder of BCG Green Ventures.
Marco Scipolo is a sustainability consultant at Lundquist. He is a member of CSRnatives - the first Italian network of young sustainability addicts
Margaret Heffernan is a Professor of Practice at the University of Bath, Lead Faculty for the Forward Institute’s Responsible Leadership Programme and, through Merryck & Co., mentors CEOs and senior executives of major global organizations.
Maria Demertzis is Deputy Director of Bruegel think tank. She has previously worked at the European Commission and the research department of the Dutch Central Bank. She has also held academic positions at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government and the University of Strathclyde, from where she holds a PhD in economics.
Maria Eugenia Filmanovic is Co-Founder of Abatable, a YC-backed startup building a carbon procurement platform for the voluntary carbon market. She previously worked as a Vice President at Goldman Sachs.
Maria F. Burgos is the founder and CEO of Trendy Seconds, a clothing and apparel start-up working to simplify the journey to shop for Sustainable Fashion.
Marie-Anne Vincent is VP climate finance at Sweep. She is the former CEO of the European climate data provider Carbon4 Finance and has 15+ years of experience in the finance industry, working at various positions at HSBC and BNP Paribas on the intersection of finance and sustainability.
Mariel Ferragamo works on energy and climate communications at The Energy for Growth Hub where she is a communications coordinator and podcast producer. She is also passionate about journalism, politics and policy and graduated from Colby College with a B.A. in Environmental Policy.
Dr Mark Diesendorf is Honorary Associate Professor in Environment and Society at UNSW Sydney and senior editor for energy at the international journal Global Sustainability.
Mark is the Founder and Director of Tasting the Future, a purpose driven not-for-profit sustainable food systems consultancy.
Dr. Mark Esposito is a bestselling author, and the co-founder & Chief Learning Officer at Nexus FrontierTech. Mark is a global expert of the World Economic Forum and advisor to national governments. He is currently advisor for the Prime Minister Office in the UAE. Mark has also held several academic appointments for some of the world’s leading institutions such as Hult International Business School (where he is Director of the Future Readiness Impact Lab), Harvard Business School, University of Cambridge and many more.
Mark Rutte is the Prime Minister of the Netherlands and has been the Leader of the People's Party for Freedom and Democracy since 2006. Mark began his career as a Human Resources manager at Unilever before transitioning into politics which began when he was elected as a Member of the House of Representatives of the Netherlands. Mark has led a multitude of efforts in sustainability at both a National and International level.
Mark C. Trexler directs the Climatographers and focuses on climate risk knowledge management. He founded the first U.S. business climate risk consultancy in 1991, and was most recently Director of Climate Risk for DNV.
Mark Turner has worked as a communications director, speechwriter and strategic advisor for many international organisations and initiatives (Carnegie Climate Governance Initiative, International Renewable Energy Agency, UN Refugee Agency, UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Aid, and more). He also served as a foreign correspondent for the Financial Times, as an NGO advocate (Avaaz), and led humanitarian outreach after the Haiti earthquake.
Dr Markus Fraundorfer is a Lecturer in Global Governance at the Universtiy of Leeds. He studies the underlying patterns of global cooperation dynamics and how these patterns can contribute to more democratic and sustainable approaches to a range of global challenges in the Anthropocene, including infectious diseases, environmental degradation and CO2 emissions.
Dr. Markus Leippold is a Professor at the Department of Banking and Finance at the University of Zurich, holding the chair in Financial Engineering. Previously, he spent time as a Professor in Finance at Imperial College Business School and as a visiting professor at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.
Markus Müller is Chief Investment Officer ESG and Global Head of Investment Office Private Bank, Deutsche Bank AG. Markus is a member of Deutsche Bank's Group Sustainability Council.
Mark Workman is Director of Foresight Transitions Ltd. He has been working in the carbon removal space for a decade and is a co-founder of the Carbon Removal Centre.
Marypat Smucker is Co-Founder and Principal of Parallelle Finance, a research, analysis, and advocacy firm focusing on gender lens equity and fixed income investing.
Massimiliano Masi is the General Manager of Magaldi Middle East. He is a veteran in the energy and renewables industry, with extensive experience in Italy and the Middle East.
Matt Cyrankiewicz is a serial founder, climate impact investor and former artist and designer. He is the CEO of the Liminal Future Group focused on intertwining award-winning design, technology and a global community to drive climate impact into the age of intelligence.
Matthew David Wittenstein is Chief of Section for Energy Connectivity at the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP).
Matthew Germain is an environmental lawyer at international law firm Osborne Clarke in the UK. Matt leads our Environment & Sustainability practice and the Net Zero part of our Decarbonisation team. He's also a lead lawyer in the firm's ESG service group.
Matthias Braun is Principal at rpc - The Retail Performance Company GmbH. He is a pioneer in the investigation, development and implementation of digital and sustainable strategies and innovations in retail. In doing so, he places a particular focus on the customer experience, as he believes that only the most customer-centric organizations will survive in the fierce competition for customers.
Matthias Galan is a researcher and consultant with a keen interest in global energy transitions. His work currently focuses on green hydrogen partnerships and emerging green hydrogen applications. He holds a PhD from the Vienna University of Economics and Business.
Mattias Goldmann is currently CEO of Goldmann Green and previously Chief Sustainability Officer of Sweco, Europe's largest technical consultancy firm.
Dr. Maurizio Catulli is Senior Lecturer in Sustainable Innovations. His research interests include sustainable Mobility as a Service and Product Service Systems.
Mauro Petriccione is Director General of Directorate-General Climate Action in the European Commission since March 2018. Previously, he served, inter alia, as Chief Negotiator for the EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA), the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement and the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement.
Maxence Cordiez is Head of European Public Affairs at the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA).
Maya Watson is a Human Environment Consultant at the WSP in Canada. She also worked as a Research and Policy Analyst at Information and Communications Technology Council (ICTC) and as a research assistant. She is a graduate from the Ryerson University. She holds a passion for ICT, equitable smart cities, agri-food technology, and sustainable mobility.
Dr Mayuri Wijayasundara leads the professional practice Anvarta and is also a researcher, active as an honorary fellow at Deakin University.
Mazhar Ali is an offshore renewable energy engineer. He hold an Erasmus Mundus Joint Master of Science in Offshore Renewable Energy from University of Strathclyde, University of the Basque Country and Ecole Centrale de Nantes.
Medha Rao is a MSc student in Environmental Engineering at the University of Oulu, where she specializes in energy systems and sustainability.
Prof. Dr. Mehmet Emin Birpınar is the Deputy Minister of Environment, Urbanization and Climate Change for the Republic of Türkiye. Since 2015, Prof. Dr. Birpınar has been acting as Türkiye's Special Envoy for Climate Change. In addition, he was elected for the second time as Bureau President of the Convention on the Protection of the Mediterranean against pollution.
Meike Siegner is a Mitacs Canadian Science Policy Fellow for the Government of British Columbia. She researches the role of bio-based products in sustainable business practices and management.
Melav Salih is a software developer at Ferroamp Elektronik. She is the founder of Kurdistan Environmental Youth.
Michael Adekanbi is a research associate at Reeddi and a Student Energy Leaders Fellow.
Michaela Holl is a Senior Associate at Agora Energiewende's Brussel office. Prior to that she worked at the European Commission in the field of consumer protection, renewables energy, energy efficiency in buildings and policy assessment and evaluation.
Michael Barnard is Chief Strategist at The Future Is Electric Strategy (TFIE), Advisory Board member of electric aviation startup FLIMAX, and co-founder of distnc technologies. He spends his time projecting scenarios for decarbonization 40-80 years into the future, and assisting executives, Boards, and investors to pick wisely today. Whether it's refueling aviation, grid storage, vehicle-to-grid, or hydrogen demand, his work is based on fundamentals of physics, economics, and human nature, and informed by the decarbonization requirements and innovations of multiple domains. He previously served as Advisory Board Member at Electron aviation and as a Strategic Advisor at Agora Energy Technologies.
Michael Evan Goodsite CPEng, EngExec, PhD is Professor of Civil- and Environmental Engineering, Pro Vice-Chancellor at Energy Futures, and Director of The Institute for Sustainability, Energy and Resources (ISER) at the University of Adelaide, Australia. He is the bid sponsor and interim research director of the Copper for Tomorrow CRC Bid.
Michael Guilfoyle is Vice President at ARC Advisory Group, where he leads a team that researches the impact of energy transition and sustainability on industrial organizations. He is an acknowledged thought leader in digital transformation related to the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and advanced analytics.
Michael Head is currently a tutor at Ark King Solomon Academy. He holds a bachelor's in History and International Relations from King's College London
Michael Moran is Chief Markets, Risk & Sustainability Officer at Microshare, a global leader in Smart Building and ESG data technologies, and is a Lecturer in Political Risk at the Josef Korbel School of International Affairs at the University of Denver.
Michael Thomas is the Founder of Carbon Switch, a consumer research company on a mission to decarbonize America's homes.
Michal Ezeh is a Research Analyst at Sirius-X Energy, a clean energy start-up located in Nigeria. She also works as an Operational Excellence Analyst at illuminem. She has forged formidable skills in energy policy and systems research, clean energy technologies.
Michel Frédeau is the global leader of BCG's climate and environment impact area. Michel previously served as the head of BCG’s Paris office and a member of the BCG Executive Committee amongst other capacities.
Miika Into is an Enablement Manager at Accenture and a Trusted CxO Advisor. He enables people to think about sustainability in a better light and helps clients accelerate their profits by building a better world.
Mikael Mikaelson is a Policy Fellow at the Stockholm Environment Institute with the International Climate Risk and Adaptation team. His work focuses on transboundary climate risks and their impact on the global economy and wider society through international networks and interdependences, such as trade and supply chain networks.
Mike O’Boyle is Director, Electricity at Energy Innovation. He directs the firm’s Electricity program which focuses on designing and quantifying the impacts of policies needed to affordably and reliably decarbonize the U.S. electricity grid. He has worked U.S. policymakers to help improve the link between public policy goals and the motivations of electric utilities.
Minco van der Weide runs the impact-based production company Platonic and he currently pursues a postgraduate degree in Philosophy at the University of Cambridge.
Dr Miriam R. Aczel is a Postdoctoral Scholar at the California Institute for Energy and Environment (CIEE) at University of California, Berkeley, working on the Oakland EcoBlock pilot project. She is also an Honorary Research Associate at the Centre for Environmental Policy (CEP) at Imperial College London, and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.
Mirko Lalli is the CEO & Founder of The Data Appeal Company, a company that democratises and simplifies data to help companies and institutions make effective and informed decisions. He is also the Chief Group Digital Strategy Officer at Almawave.
Mitchell Board is the co-founder and CEO of Katalyst.Earth - a climate-tech startup leveraging blockchain technology to accelerate the transition to Net Zero and Beyond.
Mohan Yellishetty is an Associate Professor of Resource Engineering at Monash University, Australia. He is an Australian Endeavour Fellow and Chartered Mining Engineer.
Mohit Oberoi is freelance writer and has written over 7,000 articles across various online publications covering tech companies, electric vehicles, and renewable energy sectors.
Monica Chhatwani is a Regional Integration Manager at DPR Construction passionate about sustainability and technology in the built environment. She is also an Engineering graduate form the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. She currently help teams improve project outcomes by consistent implementation of best practices for our projects across Northwest Region.
Nadia Ameli is a Principal Research Fellow at University College London's Institute for Sustainable Resources. Nadia is also bringing research insights into policymaking and practical experience to bear upon academic studies. Her research supported the work at several international public policy organizations, including the OECD, the European Commission and the United Nations.
Nadia Paleari is European Climate Pact Ambassador and United Nations Youth Leader across global networks. An Innovation Advisor, Brand Strategist and Activist, she fosters green and just transitions across companies and institutions in accordance to ESG and Agenda 2030.
Nadine Ridder is an intersectional feminist writer, speaker and moderator. In addition, she guides organizations in transforming into equal and fair companies through strategic positioning processes and training in the field of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI).
Nafeez Ahmed is a British investigative journalist, author and academic. He is the creator of the Age of Transformation, a newsletter offering systems-thinking for the global phase-shift.
Akudung Naphtali founded Climrenew LLC which provides awareness on climate change, focusing on providing consultancy services on renewable energy, plastic waste, and agriculture. He holds B.Sc. in Physics from the University of Jos and is a Watson Institute Alum. He is a Scholar at NUTM.
Natalee Stinebiser is a double degree undergraduate student at Gannon University and Hochschule Esslingen where she studies International Business and Industrial Management. She works on solar power and energy accessibility projects with Africa GreenTec in the International Business Development team.
Nataliia Stempkovska is an environmental lawyer, having graduated with both a bachelor's and masters in law from the university of Kyiv. She is also a freelance journalist who writes about envrionmental issues.
Natascia Arcifa is a law graduate with experience in corporate management and communication. She is specialist in human rights and ethical-legal aspects of new technologies. She is the coordinator of a young European network that promotes active citizenship in collaboration with the European Parliament, and a travel and art lover.
Nathan Rueche is pursuing an MSc in Climate Change: Environment, Science and Policy at King’s College London. He graduated with an MSc in Law, Economics and Management at the Paris XII University. His research interests cover climate change, environmental economics and policymaking.
Naveen G.V is an EHS, Sustainability, and Management professional with 23+ years of experience - including as EHS Leader at General Electric. He is currently the Managing Director, AAPAC & Corporate Officer for Benchmark Digital Partners LLC, US & Benchmark ESG Pvt. Ltd., India
Dr. Nazia Mintz Habib, FRSA, is the Founder and Research Centre Director for the Centre for Resilience and Sustainable Development (CRSD). She is an Associate Professor with appointments at the Department of Engineering and Department of Land Economy at the University of Cambridge.
Neil Hirst is a Senior Policy Fellow for Energy and Mitigation at the prestigious Grantham Institute for Climate Change, Imperial College London. His main current activity, funded by the FCO, is a joint project with China’s Energy Research Institute on China and Global Energy Governance.
Nematullah Wafa is a graduate of Environmental Science and has a Masters in Process and Bioprocess Engineering and in Project Management for Environmental and Energy Engineering from IMT Atlantique.
Ms Neo Gim Huay is Managing Director, Centre for Nature and Climate at the World Economic Forum. Before joining the Forum, she held various Managing Director roles in Temasek, including Climate Change Strategy, Sustainability and Enterprise Development.
Lord Nicholas Stern is the former Chief Economist of The World Bank, the current Chair at the London School of Economics Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change & the Environment and the world's foremost expert on the critical relationship between climate change and economic development.
Nick Ferris is a tenacious young reporter with a wealth of local, national and international newsroom and practical experience. He Graduated with an BA in English and an in MA Investigative journalism from UCL. He writes articles for The Times, Straits Times, The Sun, Camden New Journal, Esquire UK and others.
Nick Herbert is the Editor of HealthCare Markets International at LaingBuisson. He is a highly-experienced writer, editor and people manager with over 30 years working in and around the global capital markets, encompassing 24 years in financial publishing and 10 years as bureau chief for IFR in Asia.
Nicola Armaroli is Research Director at the Italian National Research Council (CNR) and member of the Italian National Academy of Sciences. He studies the conversion of light into electricity and fuels and the transition of the global energy system. Nicola has delivered tens of invited lectures worldwide and published hundreds of scientific articles.
Nicola leads Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center research on energy technology innovation and the transition to a low carbon economy. Nicola is an expert in navigating the challenges of strategic development toward sustainable commercial success. He serves as board member and adviser to various companies and startups and is also Senior Associate Research Fellow at the Institute for International Political Studies (ISPI). Previously, he was a Senior Research Scholar in the faculty of SIPA at Columbia University, Program Director of Technology and Innovation at the Center on Global Energy Policy, and Vice President and Head of R&D International Development at leading energy company ENI.
Nicolas Schneider is a PhD candidate in the Earth & Environment Department of the Boston University. He was a research assistant and co-author on several energy-related research projects with various laboratories in Europe, and published in several Scientific journals. His research covers resource economics & policy, macro-econometrics & data analysis and climate modelling and impact assessments.
Nicolette is the Editor-in-Chief of ESI Africa, ESI-Africa.com and the annual African Power & Energy Elites.
Nidhi Chadda is currently the Founder and CEO of Enzo Advisors, a global sustainability consulting firm focused on helping companies build best-in-class sustainable business models. Prior to launching Enzo Advisors, Nidhi was a portfolio manager at RBC Global Asset Management. She has 20+ years of experience as an investment banker, strategic consultant and investor. She is also a member of the Forbes Business Council.
Niloufar Javadi Abhari is a junior analyst at Globalfields. She has an MSc in environmental policy at the London School of Economics (LSE) and has experience in corporate sustainability strategy, microfinance initiatives, and sustainability certification implementation.
Nnanke Williams is a Senior Consultant at Brooks & Knights Legal Consultants (BKLC) and has expertise in energy, environment and policy issues. Nnanke holds a LLM in Energy Law and Environmental Policy from University of California Berkeley.
Nnimmo Bassey is director of the ecological think-tank, Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF) and a member of the steering committee of Oilwatch International. He has received numerous awards in recognition of his environmental activism and has authored books on the environment, architecture and poetry.
Noël Amenc, PhD, is Associate Professor of Finance at EDHEC Business School and Senior Adviser to Scientific Beta. Previosuly, he was the founding Chief Executive Officer of Scientific Beta. His concern for bridging the gap between university and industry has led him to pursue a double career in academe and business.
Norbert Czerniak is a Polish lawyer as well as a PhD Candidate at the University of Bayreuth, Germany, where he has been reasearching the Energy Charter Treaty.
Norman Waite is an IEEFA energy finance analyst who covers renewable energy as IEEFA’s Renewables Champion in Asia. Norman has been active in environmental work previously working for Greenpeace and Earthtrust. He holds two master’s degrees in Business Administration and Environmental Studies from Yale University.
Noé van Hulst is a globally renowned hydrogen expert. He currently serves as Special Advisor Hydrogen to the IEA, Hydrogen Advisor to infrastructure company Gasunie and Senior Fellow at Clingendael International Energy Programme. He has also been vice-Chair of the International Partnership for Hydrogen and Fuel Cells in the Economy, Dutch Ambassador to the OECD, Chairman of the IEA Governing Board, and Director-General for Energy at the Ministry of Economic Affairs of the Netherlands.
Nuno M. Barracha Gaspar is an European climate pact ambassador based in Portugal. He’s a member of two NGO’s in his country and has been participating in many projects and forums related to environmental sustainability. His objective is to become an architect focused on sustainable constructions, accessible to everyone.
Oli Brown is a fellow with the Chatham House and the Geneva Centre for Security Policy. Previously he coordinated the UN Environment Programme’s work to minimize the risks and impacts of disasters, industrial accidents and armed conflicts. He authored many widely cited books, such as Migration and Climate Change and Climate change as the 'new'security threat: implications for Africa.
Oliver Yorke is a purpose-driven and meaningful self-starter with over 5 years of experience working with impactful startups across sectors from agriculture to electric mobility. He is a great believer in how entrepreneurship and startups can help alleviate the increasing threat of climate change as a vital mechanism to reduce global emissions.
Olivier Lelouch is an Energy & Climate Economist in the Climate Change Group at the World Bank and is part of the Invest for Climate team. He previously worked as an analyst at the International Energy Agency in Paris, Oil Industry Markets division.
Olivier Sussfeld is a final year aeronautical engineering student at Imperial College London.determined and detail-oriented, looking to explore new opportunities in energy management, sustainable technologies and their implementation, and the development of climate policy.
Dr Oluwafisayo Alabi is an energy economist and policy expert. She specialises in informing and supporting policy makers and other stakeholders on understanding the economy wide and socioeconomic impacts and implications of energy and climate policy, sustainable development objectives and net zero transactions.
Oluwafisayo Taiwo is a Final year Law student at the University of Lagos. She is passionate about International Law, Energy Law, Law of Taxation, Arbitration, and Sustainable Development Goals. She is also an Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Mediators and Conciliators and an Intern at Uwana Energy.
Onyinye Anene-Nzelu is the Head of Mini-Grids at Engie Energy Access in Nigeria with several years of experience in operations, maintenance and consulting across the energy space. She holds a MSc. from the University of Ibadan and an expert certificate in renewable energy finance from Frankfurt School of Finance and Management.
Osama Rizvi is an international energy and economic analyst specializing in exploring the asymmetrical relationship between developed and developing countries regarding their economic development, energy transitions and overall policymaking and implementation. He is an industry thought leader. He works as an analyst at US based Primary Vision Network and also heads the department of academic at World Times Institute.
Ousainu Colley is a youth representative for Gambia at the International Conference of Youth (COY). He is also the winner of the Stone Circle’s Youth Excellence Award thanks to his repeated and constant efforts as an environmentalist.
Oğuz Tosun is the Region Head - Turkey & MENA at EKI Energy Services Limited, the world’s largest carbon consulting company, where his focus is carbon pricing instruments. He is also a board member of Global Balance Association.
Pablo Bereciartua is the current Chair at the Global Water Partnership (GWP). He is a former Secretary of Infrastructure and Water of Argentina. He is also a Professor at the University of Buenos Aires.
Pablo Moral Vega is a last year BSc student in mechanical engineering at Universitat Politecnica de Valencia, working on the optimisation of industrial process flows applying lean manufacturing and six sigma techniques. Investor and enthusiast of the energy and mining sector. Coffee lover.
Pacoto Livingstone,a graduate of chemical engineering with keen and focused passion for clean energy, climate change and process industry.
Paride Del Grosso graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Philosophy at University of Trento and a master’s degree in Philosophy of Science at the London School of Economics. He considers himself intrinsically sceptical but always open to new potential alternatives. He loves cinema, theatre and art.
Pascoe Sabido is a researcher and campaigner at Corporate Europe Observatory (CEO), focusing on lobbying by the oil and gas industry as well as other climate and energy issues.
The Rt Hon Patricia Scotland KC is the Secretary-General of the Commonwealth of Nations.
Patricio Lombardi is the Executive Director of the Carbon Markets Fairness Foundation, a strategic alliance forged between regions, governments and civil organizations. He previously served as Minister of Climate Change in Argentina, the first Climate Secretary in the Americas. He also collaborates with the illuminem team on the development of ESG solutions.
Dr. Patrick Agese is a visionary and an accomplished leader in the field of clean energy and sustainability. As the founder of PAM Africa, he has dedicated his career to promoting sustainable development and driving the adoption of clean energy technologies in Africa and beyond. With a deep understanding of the challenges and opportunities in this space, Dr. Agese has been instrumental in advancing the cause of sustainability through his work at leading firms such as Costain, Anesco, Givaudan, and HGEN Capital. Patrick holds a PhD in Energy and Environmental Engineering from the University of Reading.
Patrick Mangani is an Energy Officer with Green Impact Technologies (GIT) where he is responsible for operation and maintenance of solar water pumps and production of biogas and biofertilizers. He holds a BSc in Sustainable Energy Systems from Malawi University of Science and Technologies
Patrick Reichert is a Research Fellow at the elea Chair for Social Innovation. Patrick conducts research at the intersection of entrepreneurship, finance and social impact, with a particular focus on the mechanisms and logics that investors use to seed investment in social organizations. He is a research fellow at the elea Chair for Social Innovation.
Dr Paul Dorfman is the fmr. Secretary to the UK Government Scientific Committee Examining Radiation Risks (CERRIE). He now serves as an Associate Fellow at Science Policy Research Unit of the University of Sussex, a Member of the Irish Governmental Environment Protection Agency's Radiation Protection Advisory Committee, Chair of the Nuclear Consulting Group, a Member of the International Nuclear Risk Assessment Group and a Consultant to the Greenpeace Environmental Trust.
Paul Eweola is a National Geographic Young Explorer from Nigeria and an enthusiast driving for a clean ocean and sustainable environment through advocacy, events, project and research. He is also passionate about connecting the younger generation with the ocean through education.
Paul Martin is a chemical engineer with 30 years of experience in chemical process technology development. He is a founding member of the Hydrogen Science Coalition, a coalition of academics & engineers bringing an evidence-based view on hydrogen's role in the energy transition. He offers independent consulting services through Spitfire Research Inc. He also works for Zeton Inc., the world's largest designer, and builder of pilot and demonstration plants for the chemical process industry. He is a lifelong environmentalist, earnestly interested in accelerating the decarbonization of our economy.
Paul Newnham is the Executive Director of the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 2 Advocacy Hub, a secretariat coordinating global campaigning and advocacy to achieve food systems transformation.
Paul Rogers is a highly respected academic and researcher in the field of peace studies. He is Emeritus Professor of Peace Studies at Bradford University and an Honorary Fellow of the Joint Service Command and Staff College (JSCSC). He has extensive experience lecturing on topics related to international conflict, particularly in the Middle East and on the topic of paramilitary violence. He has a long-standing research interest in the intersection between socioeconomic marginalization, climate disruption, and security. Paul has written 30 books and over 150 papers and book chapters on these topics and his work has been widely published and translated into multiple languages. He is a regular commentator on international affairs and has been invited to contribute his writings to a series on "Pioneers" by Springer Nature.
Paul Smith, CFA, is the founder of SustainFinance, a firm with the mission of integrating sustainability into the decision making process of financial fiduciaries. He is also the Director of the Financial Modeling Institute and a Licensed Representative of Peak Capital Limited. Previously to these positions, Paul was the President and CEO of the CFA Institute. He has more than 25 years of relevant financial services leadership experience in many aspects of the investment management industry.
Professor Paul Teng is Adjunct Senior Fellow at the Centre for Non-Traditional Security Studies at Nanyang Technological University Singapore and Managing Director of National Institute of Education (NIE) International Pte. Ltd.. He is also Senior Fellow at the Southeast Asian Center for Research and Graduate Studies in Agriculture (SEARCA) based in Los Banos, Philippines. Professor Paul Teng is internationally recognized for his expertise in tropical agrifood systems, sustainable rural transformation and food security, with a focus on smallholder cropping systems like rice-based ecosystems.
Paul Zakkour is a founding Director of Cabon Counts, a consultancy that specialises in international climate change policy with a focus on low carbon technology incentives, finance and regulation. He has worked with the World Bank, the IEA, the IEA GHG, the UNFCCC Secretariat, the European Commission and many national governments and private sector clients.
Pawel Czyzak is a Senior Energy & Climate Data Analyst at Ember, working on scaling up clean energy and phasing out fossil fuels in Europe, with a particular focus on CEE countries. He is the author of multiple scientific publications and policy papers, as well as open-access software tools.
Peace Bello is a chemical engineering student of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile- Ife. He has gained experience working with Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company and Schlumberger Nigeria Limited. He is passionate about utilizing digital technologies to ensure decarbonization of the planet.
Pei Wei Benjamin Yang is a recent graduate from the Yale NUS college, He has extensive experience in conducting policy research on issues such as carbon pricing, just transitions, air pollution management, and net-zero targets (on both state- and corporate-levels) across different geopolitical settings, but particularly in East Asia.
Peter Van Kemseke is Senior Officer at Directorate-General Climate Action. As Belgian diplomat, he served in the OSCE, NATO and the UN Security Council, before joining the EU institutions, as Deputy Head of Cabinet of President Van Rompuy and Expert at the Commission Vice President Šefčovič’ cabinet in charge of Energy Union. He authored several books on diplomacy and the EU, including Europe reinvented : how COVID-19 is changing the European Union (2020).
Phanos Hadjikyriakou is the Co-Founder & CEO of 2050 Materials where they focus on raising awareness and helping companies build more sustainably by using more environmentally friendly materials and practices. He is also an ETH Zurich environmental engineer graduate and versed graphic designer.
Philip Berntsen is a sustainable infrastructure finance specialist and PhD student in Quantitative Finance at the University of Zurich at the Department of Banking. He is passionate about how Decentralized Finance can improve sustainable infrastructure finance and make our traditional financial system more efficient and composable.
Philip Mawusi Adiamah is a master's student at ESCP pursuing a degree in Energy Management, with a special interest in the intersection of energy and the blockchain industry. Philip is a blockchain and digital assets entrepreneur and enthusiast. Philip is now working on a research project at ESCP Europe that examines the feasibility, economic, and environmental implications of Green Mining.
Philippe Benoit is a Senior Scholar at Columbia University Center on Global Energy Policy and the Managing Director for Energy and Sustainability at Global Infrastructure Advisory Services 2050. He also served as Head of the IEA's Energy Environment (Climate Change) Division and as Energy Sector Manager at the World Bank.
Phoebe Stephens is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Business and Social Sciences in the Faculty of Agriculture at Dalhousie University. Her research lies at the intersection of finance, innovation and sustainable food systems.
Piera is a chemical engineer turned innovation manager with a passion for technology in different fields, especially energy, agriculture and life science. She has an MBA from Collège des Ingénieurs.
Pierre Abadie is Group Climate Director at Tikehau Capital and Co-head of the Group's private equity energy transition and decarbonisation practice. He has over 20 years of experience in the energy and energy transition sectors. Pierre previously worked at TotalEnergies for 16 years, most notably in the Gas and Renewables division, before joining Tikehau Capital and becoming Co-head of Tikehau Capital's Energy Transition private equity fund, which was launched in 2018.
Pierre-Adrien Bréard is a graduate of the Ecole Polytechnique and a process engineer. After becoming ecologically aware in the spring of 2021, he decided to push his commitment further by joining the Ecological Awakening collective in October 2021.
Praveen is a former insurance CEO and a Chartered Insurer. He devotes his time to researching, writing, and speaking on diverse subjects. Praveen was the second most-read author in the environment and sustainability space for illuminem in 2022. His blog www.thediversityblog.com captures much of his work.
Prince Bright Majiga is a Malawi Defence (MDF) officer currently serving as part of The United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO). His research interests range from the interconnectedness of strategy and intelligence, conduct of intelligence in peacekeeping and resource poor environments, countering violent extremism in Africa and security governance.
Prince Ojeabulu is the CEO of Rensource Energy. Before being appointed as CEO in September 2022, Prince was Rensource Energy’s Chief Operating Officer and was responsible for pivoting the business from the “Solar Mini-Grid” to the “C&I Solar” business model, leading the business’s Marketing & Sales, Engineering & Project, Supply Chain and Project Finance team.
Promise Nwogu is a fellow of the Student Energy leaders fellowship and one of the challenge winners of "how to change the world". He is also a recent graduate of petroleum engineering from the Federal University of Technology Owerri, who took interest in renewable energy after seeing the impacts it's making in the lives of unserved and underserved communities.
Putra Adhiguna is an energy finance analyst at the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis focusing on energy transition in emerging economies. He holds an engineering degree from Institut Teknologi Bandung, an alumni of business leadership program from Texas A&M, with a Master in Public Policy from the London School of Economics & Political Science.
Quincy Childs researches progressive strategies for carbon removal solutions with a commitment to climate justice. Drawing from her research in participatory policy design at the University of Oxford, she provides assistance to projects that ensure distributive benefits for frontline and fenceline communities.
Raimund Bleischwitz is Scientific Director of the Leibniz Centre for Tropical Marine Research (ZMT). He has been Chair in Sustainable Global Resources at University College London (UCL) and Director of the UCL Bartlett School of Environment, Energy and Resources (UCL BSEER).
Ramy George Yacoub is a committed Egyptian young professional in the Sustainable Development field working towards achieving the 17 SDGs with an interest in climate action, energy, entrepreneurship and innovation, environmental advocacy and youth inclusion. Currently he is mainly engaged as a Youth Adviser for UNIDO.
Randolph Brazier is the Director of Innovation & Electricity Systems at the Energy Networks Association, and has over ten years of experience in the electricity and energy sector in the UK, Europe and Australia. Randolph has an M.Phil in Engineering for Sustainable Development from the University of Cambridge and has presented at a wide range of events and conferences.
Raul Alfaro-Pelico is the senior director of RMI’s Energy Transition Academy within the Global South Program. He leads RMI’s capacity development efforts to secure a net-zero future for all.
Raz Godelnik is an Assistant Professor of Strategic Design and Management at Parsons School of Design - The New School, where he explores sustainable business models and how companies can respond effectively to the climate crisis. His new book “Rethinking Corporate Sustainability in the Era of Climate Crisis - A Strategic Design Approach” was published by Palgrave Macmillan in 2021.
Renske Schouwink is an MSc student in Climate Studies at Wageningen University in the Netherlands, specialising in biogeochemical cycles. She also has a background in the Social Sciences and Environmental Sciences. As a member of the Youth Environmental Council, she represents the opinion of the Dutch youth in advice to policy makers.
Riccardo Castellani is an engineer with Research & Development experience on hardware and software. He also spent a decade in private equity & venture capital in New York City after financial studies at NYU. Riccardo currently operates as a freelancer out of Taipei, while he is originally from Rome, Italy. You can reach Riccardo at m-odi.com.
Riccardo Rebonato is a Professor of Finance at the EDHEC Business School, and Scientific Director of the EDHEC Risk Climate Institute. He also has an academic background in Physics and in Nuclear Engineering.
Richard is a consultant on payments strategy and retail banking with more than 20 years’ experience in financial services, primarily in Asia. He works as a freelance writer for The Asian Banker, PCN and other media. Richard has a BA from Pomona College and an MBA from Stanford University
Dr. Richard Munang is currently the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) Africa Regional Climate Change Coordinator and Acting Regional Deputy Director. Richard has been a pivotal member in steering UNEP's climate-resilient development strategy and has successfully led the execution of several adaptation and mitigation initiatives on the African continent. For his efforts, Richard has received several recognitions including the Africa Green Champion Award, Environmental Hero Award, and UNEP’s Baobab Award for Programme Innovation in 2016.
Richard O’Neill is a storyteller, author and circularity consultant from the Nomadic tradition.
Richard Roberts is Head of Research at Volans, a think tank and advisory firm focused on sustainability and transformative innovation. He has spent the last decade working with forward-thinking business leaders to help effect change within and beyond their organisations.
Rickard Nilsson is the Head of Stewardship Success at Esgaia. With years of experience in responsible investing and investor stewardship, he focuses on the role of finance to help advance sustainability practices. His insights span market- and regulatory developments, industry best practices, academic research, and more.
Rob Cobbold is the COO of the Beach Collective, a blue circular economy platform powered a smart currency called $BEACH which internalises the health of the planet into every transaction. Rob is a big picture thinker working at the intersection between science and spirituality, inner and outer transformation.
Roberta Boscolo is leading the Climate and Energy workstream at the World Meteorological Organization, managing a multi-million global portfolio. She has more than 20 years’ experience in developing knowledge platforms and good practices to support climate-related risk management and carbon footprint reduction. She also served many years at the World Climate Research Programme as a science officer.
Robert Brears is the founder of Our Future Water, an international sectoral expert (water) with the UN's Green Climate Fund, and the author of 14 books, including Developing the Blue Economy, Nature-based Solutions to 21st Century Challenges, and Financing Nature-based Solutions, among others.
Robert Chris is an Honorary Associate at the Open University (Geography) and an Associate of the Centre for Climate Repair at Cambridge. His PhD and subsequent research interest concern the insights offered by complex adaptive systems theory to climate change policymaking.
Robert G. Eccles is a Visiting Professor of Management Practice at the Said Business School at Oxford University. He is the Founding Chairman of the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) and one of the founders of the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) and the world’s foremost academic expert on integrated reporting.
Robert Höglund is an independent advisor working with carbon removal and climate policy. He manages the Milkywire climate transformation fund and sits on the board of Mistra sustainable consumption. He previously headed Oxfam Sweden's policy and communications team and took part in the Science-based Target Initiatives' Net-zero expert advisory group.
Roberto Vigotti is the Secretary General of RES4Africa Foundation, a European think tank gathering 34 stakeholders from the clean energy value chain to accelerate Africa’s RE transition. Previously, he spent 35 years in Enel Power R&D Division and served for 12 years as the chair of the Renewable Working Party of the IEA
Robert Rubinstein is the chairman and founder of TBLI Group. He has worked on creating consciousness for sustainable values and has led money flows in ESG and impact investments over the past 25 years. He has been instrumental in championing Sustainable and IMPACT investment dedicated to solving social issues.
Robert W. van Zwieten is the founding partner of Route17, an independent blended finance advisory firm. Amongst other engagements, he is also affiliated as an Adjunct Professor in Finance with the Asian Institute of Management. He formerly worked in senior positions at EMPEA, Asian Development Bank, Singapore Exchange, General Electric and ABN AMRO Bank.
Robin Mills is a Non-Resident Fellow at the Center on Global Energy Policy at Columbia University. In his full time capacity he is CEO of Qamar Energy, the Middle East energy consultancy, and author of The Myth of the Oil Crisis.
Robin Saluoks is co-founder and CEO of eAgronom. He drives strategy across the entire business, turning his vision of transforming agriculture into a key weapon to fight climate change into reality.
Rob Moir, PhD, is Executive Director of the Ocean River Institute and Director of Global Warming Solutions IE-PAC in Cambridge Massachusetts. He is an educator, scientist, and advocate with a proven history of institutional management and climate policy success.
Roli Rajpali, an alumnus of Gargi College, University of Delhi is working as a GSD Trainee in SEO-Digital Marketing with Boston Consulting Group in their Global Services Office, India. She is an ardent reader and a keen observer, with a handful of experience in Content Writing.
Romano Borchiellini is Coordinator of the Energy Center of the Polytechnic University of Turin. He is Chairman of the Advisory Board of the Energy Center in Turin and Coordinator of the Working Group on Hydrogen of the Italian Ministry of University and Research.
Ronny Castillo is the CEO of Gaia Impact. He is a Senior Investment and financial advisor, corporate finance consultant, venture capitalist, impact investor, and philanthropist. He has experience structuring derivatives and new investments vehicles for non-profit and for-profit projects, impact investments, PPPs, and wealth management institutions.
Rosalind Kainyah MBE is an advisor and speaker on Sustainability and responsible business in Africa and beyond. She has over 30 years of combined international legal, executive and operational experience in a variety of sectors and serves as a Non-Executive Director on a number of boards. Rosalind is sought after for her rare level of strategic insight and highly credible and pragmatic advice.
Dr. Ross Harvey is the Director of Research & Programmes at Good Governance Africa. He is a natural resource economist and policy analyst, and has been working on governance issues for more that 15 years. Previously, he worked a the South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA).
Ryan Hagen is a self-described sustainability nerd on a mission to help reverse global warming as quickly and equitably as possible. In 2018 he founded Crowdsourcing Sustainability and began writing to inspire and empower people around the world, after working in clean technology for a few years. He decided the best thing he could do was actually to speak up and get as many other people as possible together to accelerate climate action.
Sacha Bazin is a final year student studying a BSc in Environmental Policy with Economics at the London School of Economics (LSE). He is the President of the Circular Economy Society, where he is raising awareness on how circularity can benefit business, society and the environment.
Saher Rashid Baig is a youth advocate for climate, ocean and gender. She is also an SDG facilitator and Growth enthusiast with experience in UN-live Markmaker.
Sahil Mulji is currently working at Generate Capital while studying Finance and Sustainable Business at NYU Stern School in New York City.
Saleemul Huq is the Director of the International Centre for Climate Change and Development, (ICCCAD).
Sam Reynolds is an energy finance analyst for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis. He focuses on emerging Asia´s economic, financial, and climate risks associated with gas infrastructure.
Sandy Jayaraj is an advisor with a 25-year career in global financial markets and 4 years leading sustainability intelligence business. He is the founder of Perspectrum Advisors.
Sanghamitra Mukherjee is a recent PhD graduate from University College Dublin having recently completed a thesis on new renewable energy technology adoption for the Irish case study.
Santiago Gowland is the chief executive officer of the Rainforest Alliance. He oversees the organization’s strategic, programmatic, financial, and operational leadership.
Sara Nawaz, Ph.D., is an environmental social scientist who studies how carbon removal technologies and policies might be designed in just, equitable and responsible ways, including how to involve societal groups (e.g., local groups, Indigenous communities, experts, the public) in these processes.
Saskia Osendarp is the Executive Director of The Micronutrient Forum (MNF).
Saurab Chhachhi is a postgraduate researcher at Imperial College London, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering. His work focuses on the integration of renewable energy and incentivising demand flexibility. Currently he is investigating the effects of data privacy concerns and behavioural modelling on the potential of residential demand response. He has previously worked at The Brattle Group.
Saverio Zefelippo is a Manager in the Sustainability & Strategy team at Ambienta, a European asset manager focused on environmental sustainability.
Schalk is a research scientist at SINTEF in Norway, Europe's largest independent research organisation. Schalk focuses on "the 21st-century sustainability challenge": giving every citizen a decent life while reducing CO2 emissions. His expertise encompasses technology-neutral decarbonisation paths, the link between energy and development and energy modelling.
Sebastian Rath is an Associate Director for Climate & Sustainability in Insurance at Boston Consulting Group (BCG). He formerly consulted with KPMG's actuarial advisory team and later as principal with McKinsey’s Risk Dynamics. Holds a PhD in catastrophe modelling from the Hamburg University of Technology.
Sebastian Sterl works as a researcher and consultant at the Faculty of Engineering Science of the Free University of Brussels (VUB) in Belgium. He also works as an Associate Program Officer at the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA).
Seb Kennedy is the founding editor of Energy Flux – a premium daily newsletter all about the energy transition, climate risk, decarbonisation and disruptive digitalisation.
Serena Mendizabal is a passionate youth community-based researcher & community organizer driven by Indigenous governance, impact/ environment/ health assessment and just clean energy futures. She is engaged in multiple organizations in her day to day, including the Lawson Foundation.
Sergio Corilla is an undergraduate student of Electronic Engineering at PUCP. He’s the founder of “Red de Jóvenes por la Transición Energética” and was part of the Latin American Sustainable Energy Summit 2021.
Shakil Begg is an Oil Market Strategist with more than 10 years of experience analysing energy markets and formerly headed the Oil Research teams globally at Thomson Reuters.
Dr. Shane Coffield is currently a postdoctoral researcher in biospheric sciences at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. He recently completed his PhD in Earth System Science from UC Irvine, where he studied climate change and ecosystems in the Western US.
Dr. Sharon L. Deem is the Director of the Saint Louis Zoo Institute for Conservation Medicine, President Elect of the American Association of Zoo Veterinarians, and former chair of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums Animal Health Committee.
Sharon Seah is Senior Fellow and Coordinator at the ASEAN Studies Centre and the Climate Change in Southeast Asia Programme at the ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute.
Shaun Fitzgerald is the Director of the Centre for Climate Repair at Cambridge and a fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering.
Sheri R. Hinish is a member of the Global Executive Leadership Team at EY for sustainability innovation. She has won numerous top industry awards, helped guide the strategy of Fortune 500 companies, and worked with SAP, Salesforce, UPS, Celonis, SAP Ariba, OMP, IBM, and many more in shaping thought leadership in sustainable supply chain and diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Shiva Rajgopal is the Kester and Byrnes Professor at Columbia Business School where he has also served as the Vice Dean of Research. He works on sustainability and financial reporting questions and is deeply interested in bringing academic work to bear on practical and policy issues. Previously, he was a faculty member at Duke University, Emory University, and the University of Washington.
Shuting Pomerleau is a Research Manager of Climate Policy at the Niskanen Center. Her areas of research include carbon taxation, carbon border adjustments, and policies at the intersection of climate and trade. Prior to joining Niskanen, she has previously worked in public policy at the Cato Institute and the American Council on Renewable Energy.
Siddharth Kothari is the Chief Investment Strategist at Om Kothari Group with over 12 successful investments under his portfolio in plant-based products, co-working spaces, home automation and cruelty-free cosmetics.
Sidonie Commarmon Meynial is a student in Economics at Sciences Po Paris. Sidonie has been part of the collective Pour un Reveil Ecologique since the beginning of 2022.
Sila Akat is an expert in hydrogen econimics. She holds a Master's degree in Industrial Engineering with a focus on energy management at the University of Stuttgart.
Simon Flowers is Chairman and Chief Analyst at Wood Mackenzie and leads the company’s industry and commodity analysis across the Energy and Natural Resources sectors.
Simon Göß is the Co-CEO of Carboneer, a carbon strategy advisory, and an Energy Transition Consultant at Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ). He is also a certified trader and trainer at the European Energy Exchange.
Simon Gupta is the Founder & Managing Director of Broadpeak, a Swiss-based Advisory Company specializing in Impact Finance. He has 20 years of experience in development finance in Latin America, Africa and Asia. He is also a Partner at investment firm Investment Associate AG, where he leads social and environmental impact investing. Simon has been involved in the set-up of multiple blended finance structures on the LP side as well as the GP side. Before founding Broadpeak, he worked for financial institutions DEG, KfW, and ResponsAbility Investments AG.
Simon Mundy the author of Race for Tomorrow, a book about the global fight to respond to climate change. He spent nearly two years travelling through six continents to tell the stories of the diverse cast of characters locked in this historic struggle – from communities hit by extreme physical shifts, to business leaders grappling with the implications for the world economy. He has reported for the Financial Times since 2010, and in 2021 was appointed Moral Money Editor – covering the push for a cleaner and more sustainable world economy for the award-winning Moral Money platform and across the wider FT.
Simon Pirani is an Honorary professor at the University of Durham, who blogs on climate and sustainability issues at peoplenature.org.
Simon Zadek is Chair of Finance for Biodiversity, Senior Advisor to the Task Force on Nature Related Financial Disclosure, and co-lead of the Taskforce on Nature Markets. Former Secretariat, UN Secretary General’s Task Force on Digital Financing of the Sustainable Development Goals.
Sophie Purdom is Co-Founder of Climate Tech VC, Principal of C6 Solutions and Advisor and Co-Founder of Kula Bio. She writes a climate tech newsletter and invests in early-stage companies.
Dr. Souman Rudra is an Associate Professor at the University of Agder, Norway. He is the acting leader of the Bioenergy and thermal energy group.
Stefanos Mourelatos is an experienced energy analyst having worked across multiple sectors, namely oil & gas, energy decarbonisation and energy transition.
Stephen Hall is Head of Awards at Ashden and the author of the Spatial Contract. He delivers sustainability consulting for public and private clients.
Steve Gillman is a sustainable business consultant and supports businesses, NGOs and government organisations in advancing their combined economic, environmental and social performance.
Steven Bowen is an engineer and investor with 30 years of experience in sustainability, equity and debt investing. He also writes for The Sustainable Investor blog.
Stéphane Sarrade is the Director of Energy Programmes at the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA) and the Research Director of CEA in Chemical Engineering and Green Chemistry.
Suki Dauda Sule is a PhD from the University of Hull in ground penetrating radar (GPR) applications for humanitarian demining. He is an experienced professional and academic with a focus on ICT, space systems and satellite applications.
Susana Gago is the founder of UNAKTI, an environmental and social impact ecosystem into regenerative and clean skincare products.
Sylvain Djérambété is a delegate and ambassador for multiple different conferences and summits including Stockholm+50 Youth, SDG7 Youth Constituency and UNITE 2030.
Dr. Sylvie Albert is a professor of strategy and leadership at the University of Winnipeg. She is a strategist with 30+ years in senior management roles, economic development, and management consulting in government, not-for-profit, and private sector. She published multiple books, research articles, contributed to government policy, and presented at international conferences on Digitalization and Community Development.
Sylwia Zieba is the Research Director for the Global Sustainability Practice at Russell Reynolds Associates.
Tainara Freitas is an MSc in Environment and Sustainable Development at the University of Glasgow. She is working with sustainability in the agri-food sector, specialising in ESG and carbon footprint accounting.
Dr Takeshi Takama is the CEO of Sustainability and Resilience as well as an Associate at the Stockholm Environment Institute
Tamara Close is the Founder of Close Group Consulting, and former Head of ESG Integration for KKS Advisors and has over 20 years of combined experience in the global capital markets and ESG strategy.
Tamma Carel is Director and Senior Environmental Consultant at Imvelo. With an MSc in Environmental Management, Practitioner Membership of the Institute of Environmental Management & Assessment (IEMA) and IEMA/ IRCA Accredited Environmental Auditor, Tamma is also an Associate Lecturer at Northumbria University, Newcastle.
Tatiana Mitrova is Research Director of the Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO Energy Center, Senior Research Fellow at the Oxford Institute for Energy Studies (OIES), and Director (Non-Executive) at Schlumberger and NOVATEK.
Taylor Ganis is the host and founder of the Hopeful Environmentalist Podcast and a masters student studying Environmentalist Science and Policy. She is a climate activist who also advocates for people with chronic illnesses and disabilities (including herself) to have space in the climate movement. Taylor is also on the U.S. Youth Advisory Council for the United Nations Ocean Decade, and a fellow at Our Climate.
Ted Christie-Miller is the Head of the carbon removal team at BeZero Carbon. Before joining BeZero he founded and led the Getting to Zero climate policy programme at the think tank Onward.
Tegan Tallullah currently works at the climate data startup TransitionZero as their first Marketing & Communications Manager. Previously she was at the environmental disclosure nonprofit CDP for over 4 years. She also holds a (First Class) BA in Environment and Media Studies from the University of Brighton and a Professional Diploma in Digital Marketing from the Digital Marketing Institute.
Tensie Whelan, Clinical Professor for Business and Society, is the Founding Director of the NYU Stern Center for Sustainable Business.
Terence Tse is a professor at Hult International Business School and executive director of Nexus FrontierTech. Global speaker, and has written multiple published articles and books, including The AI Republic: Building the Nexus Between Humans and Intelligent Automation.
Teresa Hartmann is Director, Voluntary Carbon Market Formation at the International Emissions Trading Association (IETA). Previously, she was the Lead for Climate and Nature at the World Economic Forum and headed led the World Economic Forum’s environment and sustainability programme across the Davos agenda.
Tetsuo Hattori is a Consultant at the International Energy Agency (IEA).
Thaddeus Anim-Somuah is an Executive Board Member at the European Federation of Chemical Engineering and Engineering Manager Projects at Cargill. Besides, he is an EU Commission Climate Pact Ambassador and Ambassador for the World Energy Council Future Energy Leader.
Amy Kummetha is a senior specialist at Circle Economy, developing circular economy strategies
Eight young graduated engineers made a call to action for their fellow AgroParisTech class 2022 in order to leave behind the awards and graduation ceremony on the 30th of April 2022 in Paris.
The Austrian Youth Delegation is made up of the youth climate delegates to COP27 and the Conference of Youth (COY) 2022.
A telecommunications and civil aviation engineer by training, Thierno Alassane Sall is now one of the most influential policy makers in Africa, having held several senior government positions in Senegal since 2012. Thierno has been a key member in promoting clean energy and environmental policies as the Minister of Energy and Renewable Energy Development, and the Minister of Infrastructures and Transports of Senegal. During this time, he has also been the Director General of Telecommunications. Thierno is the President and Founder of the new political party ‘République des Valeurs’ and is now a Deputy in the National Assembly of Senegal.
Thomas Hirschmann is a digital entrepreneur and academic lecturer in the field of data science and innovation, successfully running the behavioural innovation company "Behavioural Economy", which is focused on providing behavioural data-driven innovation with a clear focus on ethical and sustainable solutions.
Thomas Lechat is a financial and research Analyst at Globalfields, where he focuses on research, analytics, clients' support, bid and business development. He has a master's degree from Bocconi University in Green Management, Energy and Corporate Social Responsibility. Previously, he worked in the climate finance department at Axa, the French insurance company.
Thomas Pellerin-Carlin is the Director of the EU Programme at the Institute for Climate Economics (I4CE), a leading think-tank based in Paris, and Lecturer at Sciences Po.
Thomas Schröder is a member of South Pole’s leadership team in Australia. He is responsible for developing carbon and biodiversity projects, drawing on South Pole’s global leadership role.
Thomas Westhoff is the president of the International Association of Students in Agricultural and Related Sciences (IAAS). He attended COP26 and will attend COP27. He is an MSc in "Climate Studies" and "International Land and Water Management" from Wageningen University.
Tim Buckley is the Director of Climate Energy Finance and has a further managerial background at the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis. Head of research with Citigroup and co-founder of Arkx Investment Management, a global cleantech startup.
Tim Bushman is a Science Analyst at Carbon Direct where he works with clients to advise them on carbon management strategies across the value chain. Most recently, he worked as a Senior Analyst at the Energy Futures Initiative.
Timothée Parrique is a researcher at the School of Economics at Lund University. His PhD dissertation “The political economy of degrowth” (2019), explores the economic implications of the idea of degrowth.
Tina Nybo Jensen is International Policy Manager at Global Reporting Initiative (GRI). She leads the development, management and implementation of GRI’s Sustainable Development Program.
Toby Bryce is a CDR Policy advocate with the OpenAir Collective. He is active in the New York climate tech community as a mentor for Scale For Climatetech and other New York State Energy Research and Development Authority programs.
Todd Legere is an Economist and Research Analyst at the Information and Communications Technology Council (ICTC). He brings over 5 years of experience in economic research and consulting, supporting international trade and sustainable development initiatives. Todd has previously consulted on projects including a youth entrepreneurship competition in the Arctic, and attracting foreign investment initiatives in key sectors; in the latter, he used this research to develop programming recommendations for governments to best support the needs of exporters.
Todd Myers is the Director, Center for the Environment at the Washington Policy Center. He has more than two decades in environmental policy and previously was a member of the executive team at the Washington State Department of Natural Resources. He is the author of “Time to Think Small: How nimble environmental technologies can solve the planet’s biggest problems”.
Togzhan Tolegen is a finance student at Cleveland State University, beyond that she is also an aspiring author focused on numerous topics which concern the lives of multiple society members.
Tom Baxter is a Chemical Engineer and a Fellow of the IChemE. He was a senior fellow at Aberdeen University and is a visiting chemical engineering professor at Strathclyde University.
Tom Gosling is an Executive Fellow at London Business School and at the European Corporate Governance Institute. He has 20+ years of experience as a board adviser and is a leading independent authority on corporate governance and responsible business. He is a member of the Steering Committee of The Purposeful Company, and was previously a senior Partner at PwC.
Tommaso Demozzi is a 25-year-old young professional from Italy. Currently, he works on biodiversity policy, sustainable agriculture, and circular economy at the IUCN European Regional Office.
Torsten Lichtenau is a senior partner at Bain & Company. He leads the company's Carbon Transition Impact Area globally and is a core member of their global Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility, Energy and Natural Resources, and Advanced Manufacturing and Services practices.
Tracy Kajumba is Principal researcher and strengthening partnerships team leader, Climate Change at the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED). In previous roles, she worked with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade in Ireland, the Africa Climate Change Resilience Alliance, Care International, and the Government of Uganda.
Truzaar Dordi is a doctoral candidate in Sustainability Management at the University of Waterloo, and he is the Vice President of the Canadian Society for Ecological Economics.
Tzeporah Berman is currently the International Program Director at Stan Earth and the Chair of the Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty Initiative. Check out her TED Talk here.
Ulrich Seitz is a climate impact investor and Managing Director of BayWa r.e. Energy Ventures.
Usman Hayat is a former content director at the CFA Institute, former executive director at the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP), and former CEO of the Audit Oversight Board (Pakistan)
Valentina Facchini is a qualified chartered accountant and auditor at international law firm Osborne Clarke in Italy. She advises on ordinary and extraordinary tax and corporate matters, advising companies with consolidated financial statements. She has a niche interest in ESG matters and in particular in sustainability reporting.
Valentina Guido is a senior associate with RMI’s Climate Intelligence Program, where she supports the Supply Chains Emissions and Carbon Markets Initiatives.
Valentine Nnamani is the co-founder and CEO at OneGrid Energies, a social enterprise advancing clean energy, circular economy, and climate action in Africa.
Dr Vanessa Bowden is an environmental sociologist at the University of Newcastle interested in social movements, Australian politics and the sociology of knowledge.
Vanina Farber is an economist and political scientist author of the book “The elea Way” with Peter Wuffli addressing impact investing and social entrepreneurship.
Vasanth Seshadri runs the Singapore-based creative agency The Sunny Side. He is the author of the sustainability-themed novel The People from Beyond the Mountains.
Vedant Kulkarni is the UNFCCC representative for India at COP26 and has a passion for climate change adaptation and mitigation.
Veena Sahajwalla is Professor at the University of New South Wales, where she also directs The SM@RT Centre for Sustainable Materials Research and Technology. She also heads the Australian Government’s new National Environmental Science Program Sustainable Communities and Waste Hub, and served as a Commissioner at the Australian Climate Commission. As recognition for her work, Veena has been named the '2022 NSW Australian of the Year'.
Dr. Venera N. Anderson is a global strategy advisor on sustainability and climate issues. She creates and implements innovative solutions that address the world’s most pressing issues, such as climate change, economic development, and humanitarian challenges. She is a member of the Harvard Business Review Advisory Council. Venera is a co-author of the "Touching Hydrogen Future" book (2nd edition). She is also an International Expert at Women in Green Hydrogen, a global network which strives to increase the visibility and amplify the voices of women working in the green hydrogen sector, and a Speaker at Tech Up for Women and the Wall Street Green Summit about her vision for coastal U.S. green hydrogen hubs.
Victoria Harvey is co-founder of Clima. She works as an advisor to the advertising and production sector on low carbon methodologies as well as working on a PhD at UEA on climate change and advertising.
Victoria Harvey is part of BeZero’s carbon removal team. Formerly researched corporate engagement in carbon removal at the Carbon Removal Centre, analysing the risks and opportunities for an effective scale-up.
Victor Ongoma is an Assistant Professor of Climate Change Adaptation at the International Water Research Institute of Mohammed VI Polytechnic University, Morocco.
Viktoria Samberger is Impact Evaluation Expert at Broadpeak, an International Advisory company specialised in Impact Finance. Viktoria specialises on ex-post evaluations for Development Finance Institutions and supports learning from past projects in order to improve future ones.
Vincent Obisie-Orlu is a Natural Resource Governance Researcher at Good Governance Africa. His research focuses on ESG risks, natural resource governance of critical minerals, oil & gas, the energy transition, and advancing Africa's sustainable development.
Vincent van der Holst is the Founder of BOAS - a sustainable Amazon donating all profits to save kids' lives.
Viswanathan Raghunathan is an academic, corporate executive, author, columnist and a hobbyist. He taught at IIMA for two decades until 2001, after which he was the President of ING Vysya Bank, Bangalore for four years. From January 2005 to October 2018, he was the CEO of GMR Varalakshmi Foundation, which he steered towards many prestigious awards. From October 2015 until September 2020, he was the Director of the India campus of Schulich School of Business (York University, Toronto) in Hyderabad. Raghu is currently an Adjunct Professor at the Schulich School of Business, Toronto.
Vladislav Kaim is currently with Antonió Gutierez as a UN Secretary General's Youth Advisor on Climate Change. He is committed to ensuring decent jobs for youth and has deep expertise in international trade and migration.
Dr. Wil Burns is a Visiting Professor in the Environmental Policy & Culture Program at Northwestern University. Wil has held several teaching positions in renowned universities such as Founding Co-Director of the Institute for Carbon Removal Law & Policy at American University and as Director of the Energy Policy & Climate program at John Hopkins University. Much of Wil’s career has been focused on advancing knowledge and understanding key environmental issues.
Dr. Wilfried Maas is Chief Carbon Technologist at Carbon Direct and former Carbon and Energy manager at Shell for industrial decarbonization (CCS, electrification, hydrogen and biomass)
William ten Zijthoff is the co-founder of Coorest, a company that helps build a sustainable future. Coorest is the first blockchain project that will provide transparent carbon compensation. The CCO2 is the first certified token in the world and is linked to absorbed CO2 from the trees.
Wim Naudé is Visiting Professor in Technology and Development at RWTH Aachen University, Germany; Research Fellow at the IZA Institute for Labor Economics, Germany; and Distinguished Visiting Professor in Economics at the University of Johannesburg. According to Stanford University’s rankings, he is amongst the top 2% of scientists in the world.
Wim Vermeulen is the Director of Strategy and Sustainability at Bubka. He is also a Lecturer at the Solvay Business School and an international keynote speaker.
Winne van Woerden works at Commons Network, an Amsterdam-based think-thank. She holds an MSc in Global Health from the University of Maastricht and a master's candidate in Degrowth: Policy, Economy and Ecology at the Autonomous University of Barcelona.
Witold Henisz is vice dean and faculty director of Wharton’s Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Initiative.
Wolfgang Kuhn is an independent consultant focussed on financial markets’ efforts to become sustainable. He worked as Director of Financial Sector Strategies at London-based campaigning group ShareAction. Wolfgang had been an investor in credit and government debt markets for nearly 20 years.
Xiao Geng is the Chairman of the Hong Kong Institution for International Finance and is a professor and Director of the Institute of Policy and Practice at the Shenzhen Finance Institute at The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen.
Young-jin Choi is a climate impact investing activist and head of impact at a purpose-driven climate impact Private Equity fund. Previously, he worked in Impact Investing Advisory, Corporate VC, and Strategy Consulting. He holds three master's degrees in Mechanical Engineering, International Business Studies and Politics, Philosophy and Economics (PPE).
Youssef Bouchi is an MSc. in Sustainability Management from the University of Toronto. His research focuses on the political ecology of extracting the minerals and metals necessary for post-carbon futures.
Yury Erofeev is a Business Analyst at SQUAKE, utilizing a solid foundation in Physics, Mathematics, and Sustainable Development to drive meaningful industry changes through data-driven decision-making.
Yusuf Jameel is researcher manager for Drawdown Lift, a program at Project Drawdown.
Zach Conway is the founder and CEO of Seeds, a technology platform that empowers advisors to deliver a more intentional and personalized investing experience to clients by understanding investor values and automatically delivering custom portfolios that align. Zach is also managing director of Conway Wealth, a multi-family-office private wealth advisory firm, focused on leading families toward aligning life and wealth.
Zach Stein is the cofounder of Carbon Collective, home of the Climate Index, an online investing platform that encourages long-term investments to fight climate change simultaneously.
Zhen Qu is a sophomore Environmental Geoscience student at University College London. She is a committed professional working to make the economy more environmentally friendly.
Dr. Zulfikar Yurnaidi is Senior Officer of Sustainable Energy, Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency for ACE. He is also a Senior Research Analyst for ASEAN Climate Change and Energy Project (ACCEPT).