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Kate Bradnt

Kate E. Brandt Chief Sustainability Officer, GoogleBiographyKate Brandt serves as Google’s Chief Sustainability Officer and leads sustainability across Google’s worldwide operations, products and supply chains.  In this role, Kate partners with Google’s data centres,...

Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim

Hindou Oumarou IbrahimBiographyHindou Oumarou Ibrahim is the current President of the Association for Indigenous Women and Peoples of Chad and an environmental activist and member of Chad’s pastoralist Mbororo community. Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim began advocating for...

Renée González Montagut

Renée González MontagutBiographyRenée González Montagut obtained her B.S. degree in 1990 from Occidental College with a major in Biology (Cum laude) and a full scholarship. After conducting research in Panama, Costa Rica and Venezuela, she focused on rainforest...

Blas L. Pérez Henríquez

Blas L. Pérez HenríquezBiographyDr. Blas L. Pérez Henríquez is a Senior Research Scholar at the Precourt Institute for Energy at Stanford University and leads the Stanford Mexico Clean Economy 2050 program. He founded and serves as Director of the California-Global...

Dame Clara Furse

Clara FurseBiographyIn March 2021 Clara Furse became Chairman of the UK Voluntary Carbon Markets Forum, establishing a group that aims to operationalise a global, high integrity market for voluntary carbon credits; an essential component of an accelerated and...

Tim Adams

Tim AdamsBiographyTim Adams currently serves as President and CEO of the Institute of International Finance (IIF) since January 2013. Prior to joining the IIF, Mr. Adams was Managing Director of The Lindsey Group, an economic advisory firm based in Washington, DC....

Paula DiPerna

Paula DiPernaBiographyMs. Paula DiPerna is Special Advisor to CDP North America. She is a pioneer of strategic global environmental and philanthropic policy, and a widely published author and commentator on contemporary issues. As a leader in the development of carbon...

Michael Jenkins

Michael JenkinsBiographyMr. Michael Jenkins is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Forest Trends. For more than a decade, Mr. Jenkins has worked as a tropical forester in Haiti, Paraguay and Brazil where he witnessed first-hand effects of extreme degradation...

Lord Nicholas Stern

Nicholas SternBiographyLord Nicholas Stern has been Chair of the Grantham Research Institute since it was founded in 2008. Lord Stern is also the IG Patel Professor of Economics and Government, Chairman of the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the...

Lian Pin Koh

Lian Pin KohBiographyProf. Lian Pin Koh is the Vice Dean of Research in the Faculty of Science, and Director of the Centre for Nature-based Climate Solutions and the Tropical Marine Science Institute at the National University of Singapore. He is also a Nominated...

Leonardo Lacerda

Leonardo LacerdaBiographyLeonardo Lacerda is TNC’s Global Managing Director for Climate Change, where he oversees the organization’s work to advance climate change solutions in mitigation, adaptation, and energy transition. Leonardo brings nearly 30 years of global...

Laurent Segalen

Laurent SegalenBiographyLaurent Segalen is a franco-british clean energy investment banker. He is the managing parthner and the founder of Megawatt-X, the London-based Energy transition meta-platform that listed more than 15GW of Wind and Solar transactions last...

Jon Creyts

Jon CreytsBiographyDr. Jon Creyts is the Chief Program Officer of RMI (formerly Rocky Mountain Institute), where he manages the strategy and execution of RMI’s global research and collaboration activities. He is an internationally recognized leader on global energy...

Emilio Sempris

Emilio Sempris BiographyMr. Emilio Sempris is the former Minister of Environment for the Government of Panama. He has over 20 years of experience in climate change, water resources management, environmental modelling, satellite monitoring, and international...

Dilhan Pillay Sandrasegara

Dilhan Pillay SandrasegaraBiographyMr. Dilhan Pillay was appointed Executive Director and CEO of Temasek Holdings in 2021 and is concurrently the CEO of Temasek International, a position he has held since 2019. Mr. Pillay has held various leadership roles in Temasek,...

Cynthia Cummis 

Cynthia Cummis BiographyMs. Cynthia Cummis is the Director of Private Sector Climate Mitigation in WRI's Business Centre. In this role she leads the institute’s work with businesses to reduce GHG emissions.  Ms. Cummis is on the Executive Leadership Team of the...

Bill Winters

Bill WintersBiographyBill Winters is the Group Chief Executive of Standard Chartered PLC (since Jun ‘15). Standard Chartered is a UK headquartered, emerging markets focussed bank, with a presence in 59 markets across Asia, Africa and the Middle East. Prior to joining...

Alberto G. Musalem

Alberto G. MusalemBiographyMr. Alberto G. Musalem is Chief Executive Officer and a founder of Evince Asset Management. Mr. Musalem was also elected to the Board of Directors of Freddie Mac in 2021. Previously, he served as Executive Vice President of the Federal...

Ailun Yang

Ailun YangBiographyMs. Ailun Yang manages the international initiatives of the Environment Program at Bloomberg Philanthropies, with a focus on energy transition, air pollution and sustainable finance. With over 15 years of experience, Ms. Yang has developed a unique...