ESG EUROPE

27-28 April, 2022 | London

ESG REGULATION

Managing uncertainty on future of ESG regulation and understanding what compliance might look like

BUSINESS STRATEGY

Fully integrating ESG into strategic business decisions and positioning it at the centre of the strategy

GREENWASHING

Ensuring best practice to mitigate the risk of greenwashing

CLIMATE RISK

Quantifying the impacts of climate risk on financial institutions and building capabilities internally

STAKEHOLDERS AND BOARD ENGAGEMENT

Defining accountability and ownership of ESG programs driving tone from the top

DATA

Data availability, quality and coverage limitations

NET ZERO TARGETS AND TRANSITION PLANS

Developing efficient ways to reach net zero targets and managing transition risk

TAXONOMY

Creating a unified taxonomy and definition of all elements for industry standardization

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Jean-Xavier Hecker
Co-Head of ESG & Sustainability Research
J.P. Morgan

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Maria Lombardo
Head of ESG Advisory Sustainable Finance
Standard Chartered Bank

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Anne-Sophie Castelnau
Global Head of Sustainability
ING Bank NV

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Sophie Dupre-Echeverria
Chief Risk Officer
Gulf International Bank

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Simon Gadd
Group Climate Change Director
Legal & General

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Adityadeb Mukherjee
Head of ESG
Lloyds Banking Group

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Evgeny Tyurin
Head of ESG Finance and Corporate Bank FP&A
Deutsche Bank AG

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Sanghamitra Karra
Managing Director, EMEA Head of Multicultural Client Strategy
Morgan Stanley

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8:00 Registration and breakfast

8:50 Chair’s opening remarks
Moderated by: Damian Handzy, Managing Director – Performance, Risk & Analytics, Confluence

ESG REGULATION

9:00 Managing uncertainty on future of ESG regulation and understanding what compliance might look like

Session details 

  • Evolution of scenario analysis as market conditions change
  • SFDR (sustainable finance disclosure regulation) classification of products
    • Communicating characteristics and sustainability risks to investment decision making
    • Developing taxonomy beyond climate
    • Gaining clarity around disclosure requirements for types of indicators
  • Reporting disclosures against prescribed ESG metrics
  • Managing the myriad of legislation for global financial institutions
  • Understanding the impact of Article 8 and Article 9 on companies
  • Ensuring consistency in message from regulators
    • Avoiding competing priorities for global institutions

Jean-Xavier HeckerCo-Head of ESG & Sustainability Research, J.P. Morgan

AUTOMATION IN ESG

9:35 Meeting internal and external ESG requirements rapidly and inexpensively

Session details 

  • Giving clients visibility of product ESG rating – Driving revenue
  • Reporting on Bank ESG targets (resource consumption etc)
  • Reporting on client investment portfolio’s ESG rating
  • Green financing
  • ESG automation in investment research & asset management

Keelan SinghEMEA Banking Industries Lead, UiPath

MODELING

10:10 The future of climate risk modeling and incorporating climate risk within a model risk management program

Session details 

  • Assessing the solutions that overcome the modelling challenges of climate risk
  • Key steps in enhancing risk models to incorporate climate exposures
  • Integrating risk model outputs into the broader risk management framework
  • Positioning for the future: How the data and modelling landscape is likely to evolve

Dilbagh KalsiPartner, Fintegral

10:45 Morning refreshment break and networking

CLIMATE RISK MODELLING

11:15 Musings on long-run climate risk modelling for banks

Session details 

  • Review of early climate risk and stress testing approaches – bottom-up vs top-down etc
  • Review of key components of long-run structural change that will drive migration from ‘carbon-dependence’ to ‘net-zero’
  • Pros and cons of specifying climate risk model time horizons
  • Specifying a ‘mixed model’ for long run climate modelling when you don’t have enough historical data
  • Outlining a long-run climate risk loss framework to 2100 that incorporates structural change and carbon pricing as key components

Scott D. Aguais, PhD, Managing Director, Z-Risk Engine

CLIMATE RISK – PANEL DISCUSSION

11:50 Quantifying the impacts of climate risk on financial institutions and building capabilities internally

Session details 

  • Reviewing the loss potential for vulnerabilities to climate risks
  • Modeling climate risk and understanding physical and transition risks
  • How climate risks look to shape the future of financial services
  • Measuring footprint, risk and impacts to take action
    • Leveraging information to make investment decisions
  • Reviewing how financial institutions can contribute to the fight against climate change
  • Developing long term resilience to severe weather and extreme events
  • Determining appetite for climate risk

Nigel MilbankClimate Programme – Senior Manager, Natwest
Simon GaddGroup Climate Change Director, Legal & General
Xiao Liang, Deputy General Manager, Bank of China

12:35 Lunch refreshment break and networking

ESG INVENTORY

1:35 Building an institution specific risk inventory towards ESG and the impact on banks' risk management

Session details 

  • Institution specific risk inventory towards ESG
  • Two approaches to integrate ESG factors in IRB models
  • Deriving credit spread shocks for stress testing
  • Assessing energy efficient loans

Rory Robinson, Manager, d-fine

ESG DATA REPORTING

2:10 Transition planning: transforming complex ESG data into reliable quantifiable data

Session details 

  • Gathering and aggregating ESG data across geographies
  • Moving from manual processes to mature AI technology enabled systems
  • Demonstrating sustainable performance viability over the longer term
    • Proving progress towards transition plans and public commitments to Net Zero
  • Enhancing reliability of risk quantification in non-financial risks
  • Developing methods relatable to the level of economic modeling required
    • Integrating non-financial and financial data

Peader Duffy, Global ESG Practice Lead, Archer

GREENWASHING

2:45 Ensuring best practice to mitigate the risk of greenwashing

Session details 

  • Requirement across jurisdictions
  • Managing reputation risks of perception of greenwashing
  • Aligning standards of labelling to align across products
  • Avoiding and mitigating the risk of greenwashing
  • Collect reliable data for science companies
  • Verifying data submitted for validation
  • Defining terminology of what ‘green’ means
    • Identifying treatment for investments and labelling
  • Validating data to avoid risk of greenwashing

Mel PurdieManager, Sustainable Finance and ESG, Financial Conduct Authority

3:20 Afternoon refreshment break and networking

GREENWASHING – PANEL DISCUSSION

3:50 Ensuring best practice to mitigate the risk of greenwashing

Session details 

  • Requirement across jurisdictions
  • Managing reputation risks of perception of greenwashing
  • Aligning standards of labelling to align across products
  • Avoiding and mitigating the risk of greenwashing
  • Collect reliable data for science companies
  • Verifying data submitted for validation
  • Defining terminology of what ‘green’ means
    • Identifying treatment for investments and labelling
  • Validating data to avoid risk of greenwashing

Søren Agergaard AndersenChief Risk Officer, Nordea Asset Management
Maria LombardoHead of ESG Advisory Sustainable Finance, Standard Chartered Bank
Neil SandleHead or Product Management, Alveo
Varun Sarda, MD, Head of ESG Advisory, Corporate & Institutional Coverage, Lloyds Banking Commercial Group

TAXONOMY

4:35 Creating a unified taxonomy and definition of all elements for industry standardization

Session details 

  • Developing a standardized description of ESG
  • Consistency to explain to customers
    • Comparing funds and products
  • Incorporating taxonomy beyond and climate risks
  • Incorporating sustainability into taxonomy and understanding
  • Sharing taxonomies across jurisdictions
    • Getting accurate data across supply chains
  • Developing standardized data frameworks
  • Aligning sustainable objectives and disclosure requirements more to disclosures
  • Categorizing and defining products across the industry
  • Managing competing reporting standards

Peter Munro, Head of Investor Relations and Marketing, European Investment Bank

5:20 End of Day One and networking drinks reception

8:00 Registration and breakfast

8:50 Chair’s opening remarks
Moderated by: Evan Lubin, Director of EMEA, Sentieo

 

ESG RISK MANAGEMENT PRACTICES – PANEL DISCUSSION

9:00 Maturing methodologies across the industry and measuring ESG across risk siloes

Session details 

  • Portfolio analysis to measure risk
  • Testing models with limited data capabilities
  • Using stress testing and portfolio analysis as a tool for decision making
  • Model challenges with assumptions and judgements overlayed
  • Enhancing scenario analysis capabilities for decision making
  • Reviewing technology opportunities
    • Supporting infrastructure build out development

Maya HennerkesDirector, Green Financial Systems, Climate Strategy and Delivery, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)
Travis L. MillsExecutive Director, Reputational and Sustainability Risk, Standard Chartered Bank
Ying PoikonenExecutive Director – Head of Modelling Group EMEA Region, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation
Justin LyonCEO, Simudyne

SUPPLY CHAIN

9:45 Building an ESG program for your supply chain

Session details 

  • Managing ambiguity and complexity around ESG and reporting
  • What does a consolidated full-spectrum view of ESG look like (E + S + G) and what matters for your enterprise?
  • Best practice to acquire verifiable data on ESG
  • Managing the jurisdictional risk for captives and vendors
  • Mitigating ESG risks and demonstrating compliance across supply chain
  • What are your peers and neighbors doing?

John Bree, Chief Risk Officer & Chief Evangelist, Supply Wisdom

10:20 Morning refreshment break and networking

ESG ANALYSIS

10:50 How ESG footprint analysis supports impact investing

Session details 

  • Impact funds are expected to show the most rapid growth across ESG investing strategies
  • European regulation (Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD), EU Green Bond Standard (EU GBS), supply-chain law) places more emphasis on corporate impact to society than on ESG risks
  • More holistic approach of footprint accounting introduces shared responsibility across value chains

Bernhard Bartels, Executive Director ESG Analysis, Scope Group

REPORTING

11:25 Beyond reporting - embedding sustainability considerations into business strategy, models and risk management processes

Session details 

Frederik Roeland, Director of Technology & ESG Proposition, Wolters Kluwer

BUSINESS STRATEGY

12:00 Fully integrating ESG into strategic business decisions and positioning it at the centre of the strategy

Session details 

  • Rationalizing business decisions with monetary impact now with long term sustainability goals
  • Planning strategy accounting for changes brought on with ESG agendas
  • Understanding the needs of the customer to update products
  • Managing competing priorities across E, S and G
  • Incorporating forward looking opportunities for regulation and ESG concepts
  • Leveraging stress testing and scenario analysis as a toll beyond compliance

Evgeny TyurinHead of ESG Finance and Corporate Bank FP&A, Deutsche Bank AG

12:35 Lunch break and networking

DATA – PANEL DISCUSSION

1:35 Data availability, quality and coverage limitations

Session details 

  • Managing dependence on data for disclosures
  • Developing consistency in calculations for metrics
    • Consistency and availability of data to feed calculations
  • Reliance on external data to report on
  • Monitoring data across industries for a single view
    • Narrowing scope to then review individual organizations
    • Developing sector proxies to enhance understanding
  • Bringing the right data into one consistency space
  • Aligning methodologies for transformation of data
  • Coordinating efforts across the industry
  • Leveraging external third party data to run models and estimate losses
  • Ensuring accessibility and comparability of data across organizations
  • Determining underlying accuracy of third party data for investment decisioning
    • Standardization of ESG providers methodologies and scrutiny
  • Forward looking data
    • View of latent risks materializing in the future for physical and transition risks
    • Incorporating into long term strategy
    • Leveraging across supply chains for diversification
  • Leveraging data in risk management processes and metrics

Maciej Lewandowski, Head of Risk Poland, NatWest Group
Jakub Piorkowski, Climate Change Net Zero Lead, Credit Suisse
Girish Narula, Chief Executive Officer, Urgentem
Anthony Fossati, Vice President, Global Head of ESG Sales, FactSet

ALIGNING SOCIAL CONSIDERATIONS

2:20 Reviewing diversity and inclusion agendas and progress across the industry

Session details 

  • Understanding social repercussions of decisions
  • Exit strategies for certain sectors
    • Impact to employment
    • Global repercussions with certain industries
  • Developing medium and long term strategies and considering alignment of environment and social impacts
  • Social risks of the climate transition
    • Ensuring equal opportunities with change
  • Identifying investor priorities and gathering data
  • Impact of Covid-19 on organizations and employees

Sophie Dupre-Echeverria, Chief Risk Officer, Gulf International Bank

2:55 Afternoon refreshment break and networking

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NET ZERO TARGETS AND TRANSITION PLANS – PANEL DISCUSSION

3:25 Developing efficient ways to reach net zero targets and managing transition risk

Session details 

  • Verifying and validating targets
  • Compliance with net zero without greenwashing
  • Understanding transition risks moving towards net zero
    • Social considerations and impact to consumers
  • Reviewing outcome of COP26
  • Defining roles and responsibilities across organizations
  • Requirements for net zero aligned funds

Sanghamitra Karra, Managing Director, EMEA Head of Multicultural Client Strategy, Morgan Stanley
Adityadeb Mukherjee, Head of ESG, Lloyds Banking Group
Richard Bennett, Commercial Innovation Director, Sustainability Business, Schneider Electric
Simon Connell, Global Head, Sustainability Strategy, Standard Chartered Bank

STAKEHOLDERS AND BOARD ENGAGEMENT

4:10 Defining accountability and ownership of ESG programs driving tone from the top

Session details 

  • Measuring and understanding exposure and opportunities
  • Demonstrating compliance and ambition to stakeholders
  • Defining objectives and KPIs
  • Engaging stakeholders with an open dialogue
  • Ensuring buy-in of the board and management
  • Implementing effective ESG governance
  • Program management an accountability, starting at c-suite level
  • What should an ESG function look like?

Anne-Sophie Castelnau, Global Head of Sustainability, ING Bank NV

4:45 Chair’s closing remarks

4:55 End of Summit

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Scott D. Aguais
PhD, Managing Director
Z-Risk Engine

Biography

Scott Aguais leads the Z-Risk Engine’s efforts in marketing, strategic partner development and project delivery. Mr. Aguais has 25 years’ experience developing and delivering advanced credit analytics solutions to large banking institutions.

He has led the successful Basel II model development and delivery effort for both Barclays Capital and RBS and has pioneered the design, development and implementation of the first advanced Dual Ratings approach using both Point-in-Time (PIT) and Through-the-Cycle (TTC) risk measures to support a variety of financial business objectives.

The Z-Risk Engine advanced solution provides an E2E automated capability to assess PIT and TTC  credit measures for wholesale and commercial bank portfolios.  The solution simultaneously supports IFRS9, Stress Testing and is developing a Climate Risk module that will be fully integrated.

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Søren Agergaard Andersen
Chief Risk Officer
Nordea Asset Management

Biography

Søren Agergaard Andersen is the Chief Risk Officer for Nordea Asset Management, the biggest asset manager in the Nordics with more than € 250bn AuM. Søren is responsible for the overall enterprise risk function, managing an international team of risk professionals in Denmark, Sweden and Luxembourg. Before joining the asset management industry, Søren held leading positions within risk in banking and pension/life insurance. One of his main priorities is to define and uphold a strong and yet flexible governance and risk framework, which can support a sound overall risk culture. Søren holds a M.A. in Mathematics and Economics and a PRM certification.

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Bernhard Bartels
Executive Director ESG Analysis
Scope Group

Biography

Bernhard Bartels is an Executive Director at Scope Group. Within the organisation, he acts as Co-Head of the ESG Analysis team since February 2021 and is responsible for running the methodology development for ESG impact and risk solutions with a dedicated focus on EU Taxonomy alignment.
Mr Bartels started his professional career at Deutsche Bank Research back in 2009, before returning to academia between 2010-2018. He has studied Political Sciences and Economics in Mainz and Kiel and holds a PhD in Macroeconomics from the Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz.

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Richard Bennett
Commercial Innovation Director, Sustainability Business
Schneider Electric

Biography

Rich has been working with multi-national companies for over 15 years. Within Schneider Electric’s Sustainability Business, Richard and his team support global multinational companies to set, monitor and track climate goals and targets in line with wider corporate sustainability and ESG objectives. Leading Schneider’s commercial innovation in that area, Richard is mainly focusing on facilitating engagement with digital solutions to decarbonise supply chains and investment portfolios. Prior to joining Schneider Electric in 2017, Richard held a number of senior business development roles, bridging the financial and energy sectors.

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John Bree
Chief Risk Officer & Chief Evangelist
Supply Wisdom

Biography

John is Chief Evangelist & Chief Risk Officer with Supply Wisdom, the leading patented continuous risk intelligence and monitoring solution for third parties and locations.

He is recognized as a global financial industry executive and risk subject matter expert, in vendor/third-party risk management, AML/CTF, KYC, and anti-fraud programs.

Prior to joining Supply Wisdom, John held senior positions globally for Citi and Deutsche Bank covering corporate, investment, commercial and consumer banking. John is a member and co-moderator for RiskBoard.org, a member of the Shared Assessments US and UK Steering Committees and Co-Chair of the Financial Industry Vertical Strategy Group.

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Anne-Sophie Castelnau
Global Head of Sustainability
ING Bank NV

Biography

Anne-Sophie Castelnau was been appointed as ING’s Global Head of Sustainability on 1 April 2021, with the mission to further develop the overall sustainability direction of ING. She brings a long experience in Wholesale Banking and a strong interest in sustainability to this role.
Anne-Sophie joined ING WB France in 2005, she held a number of senior positions, including those of Head of Corporate Lending and Head of Client Coverage. She became Head of ING Wholesale Banking in France in 2017 and was involved in bringing sustainability deals to fruition, including the first bilateral Sustainability Improvement Loan in Europe for French power generator EDF in 2017. Anne-Sophie actively contributed to make ING a champion in sustainable finance in the French market, differentiating from competition through it. Since July 2020, she is also Non Executive Board member for ING Belgium.

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Simon Connell
Global Head, Sustainability Strategy
Standard Chartered Bank

Biography

Simon is Global Head of Sustainability Strategy at Standard Chartered. In this role he leads the Bank’s external engagement, co-ordinates internal action on sustainability across the organisation with a specific focus on climate change and human rights and oversees the Bank’s sustainability reporting and disclosures.

With over a decade’s experience in helping banks understand and manage environmental and social risks and opportunities presented by their client portfolios, Simon holds a BSc in Politics with Economics and is a qualified Corporate Treasurer and Management Accountant.

He is Chair of the University of Cambridge’s Banking Environment Initiative, Chair of the Net Zero Banking Alliance (NZBA) and Steering Group member of the Glasgow Financial Alliance for Net Zero (GFANZ).

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Peader Duffy
Global ESG Practice Lead
Archer

Biography

Peader Duffy is Archer’s Global ESG Practice Lead, and is responsible for leveraging his thought leadership in the organizational risk and governance domains to provide strategic direction and collaboration across Archer’s internal and external partners in the design and development of Archer’s ESG solutions. He currently represents Ireland on the ISO technical committees for Risk Management (TC 262) and the Governance of Organisations (TC 309) where he is involved in the development and revision of various guidelines, reports and technical specifications.

Most recently Mr. Duffy had been involved with other international experts in the development of the first global governance guideline which emphasizes organizational purpose and other ESG-sustainability principles underpinning performance and long-term viability.

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Sophie Dupre-Echeverria
Chief Risk Officer
Gulf International Bank

Biography

Sophie is the Chief Risk and Compliance Officer of Gulf International Bank (UK) Limited. She is responsible for driving an effective risk culture throughout the company, designing the risk and compliance frameworks and overseeing risk management and regulatory compliance practices. Sophie joined GIB UK with extensive experience in the field, having previously served as Executive Director for Compliance and Operational Risk Control at UBS Asset Management. Before this, she was Global Head of Operational Risk at Barings, and non-Executive Director of the Baring-Coller Secondaries Fund. Sophie was also an Operational Risk Manager and the Group Head of Investment Risk Framework at Schroders.

Sophie graduated from Université Lumière Lyon 2 with a Master’s degree in Economics and Finance. She is a member of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment.

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Anthony Fossati
Vice President, Global Head of ESG Sales
FactSet

Biography

Mr. Anthony Fossati is Vice President, Global Head of ESG Sales at FactSet. In this role he offers ESG expertise and solutions to asset managers, asset owners, quantitative managers, and risk and compliance teams who are looking to integrate sustainability goals into their investment workflow. Prior to this, he was Head of Customer Acquisition at Truvalue Labs, where he helped develop the world’s first AI-driven, ESG dataset. Mr. Fossati earned a B.S. in Finance from Lehigh University.

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Simon Gadd
Group Climate Change Director
Legal & General

Biography

As Group Climate Change Director Simon chairs the Group Environment Committee, which oversees and coordinates all the environment related activity across the group, including both managing the risks form climate change and exploring the opportunities created by the transition of the global economy to net zero.

Simon was Group CRO from 2013 to 2021 during which he headed risk oversight for all risk types within the L&G risk framework, including prudential, operational and conduct risks, across both UK and overseas operations.  He is a qualified actuary and has a mathematics degree from Oxford University.

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Damian Handzy
Managing Director – Performance, Risk & Analytics
Confluence

Biography

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Jean-Xavier Hecker
Co-Head of ESG & Sustainability Research
J.P. Morgan

Biography

Jean-Xavier has spent his entire career in the field of sustainable finance, starting as a Corporate Governance analyst at Mirova (Natixis AM). In 2014, he joined Natixis CIB as a sell-side SRI / ESG analyst in London. Most recently, he was an ESG analyst at Exane BNP Paribas, where he oversaw environmental and climate related research. Since Feb 2020, Jean-Xavier serves as Co-Head of ESG & Sustainability Research within J.P. Morgan EMEA Equity Research team. He was ranked #2 among All Investment Individuals SRI & Sustainability in Extel 2019.  Since 2019, he is also a visiting professor of Sustainable Finance at HEC Paris.

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Maya Hennerkes
Director, Green Financial Systems, Climate Strategy and Delivery
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)

Biography

Maya Hennerkes leads the ESG work of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) with financial institutions and private equity funds. She promotes the integration of environmental and social risks and opportunities including climate risks in investment decisions and investment management. Maya designs and supervises environmental and social risk management and safeguard frameworks for a portfolio of over EUR 4bn new approvals per year. She also runs EBRD’s ESG training programme for financial institutions and private equity funds. Maya is a sustainable finance expert with over 15 years of experience, with previous positions at the Inter-American Development Bank Group in Washington DC and Bloomberg L.P. in London. She is a member of the Club of Rome’s Think Tank 30 and serves on the Advisory Board of SustainableFinance.Live. Maya studied economics, political science and Latin America studies in Germany and Spain and holds an Executive Masters in Public Management from the Hertie School of Governance in Berlin.

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Dilbagh Kalsi
Partner
Fintegral

Biography

Dilbagh is a Partner at Fintegral and leads the firm’s UK practice. He specialises in the areas of traded risk and climate risk, helping banks to enhance their analytics capabilities to better identify, quantify and manage current and emerging risks. He has over 20 years of experience in trading, risk management and quantitative modelling at banks and hedge funds, including Credit Suisse, Man AHL and Nomura. Dilbagh holds a degree in Natural Sciences (Physics) from the University of Cambridge.

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Sanghamitra Karra
Managing Director, EMEA Head of Multicultural Client Strategy
Morgan Stanley

Biography
Sanghamitra Karra is currently the EMEA Head of Multicultural Client Strategy leading the efforts on establishing the Multicultural Innovation Lab in EMEA and the efforts on Sustainability Strategy in the region.
She is a member of the Race to Action Group
Sanghamitra joined Morgan Stanley in 2007 , holding a variety of roles in Stress Testing and Scenario Analysis including for Climate Risk, Enterprise Risk Management coverage for Investment Management and Market Risk Methodology in Mumbai and London prior to the current role.
Sanghamitra has a Masters degree in statistics graduating from Indian Statistical Institute and enjoys reading and travelling.  She is currently pursing a Masters in Climate Change and Development from SOAS, University of London.
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Maciej Lewandowski
Head of Poland Risk
NatWest Group

Biography

Maciej is a seasoned banking professional with 20+ years of experience ranging from financial control, credit risk management to corporate banking, derivatives and fixed income, combined with experience of regulatory topics and passion for tackling the climate transformation.

He joined NatWest Markets in June 2020 where he’s primarily responsible for setting up and managing risk hub to support investment banking of NatWest Group.

Before (since June 2014) he worked in ECB Banking Supervision (aka Single Supervision Mechanism – SSM) as Head of Section & Joint Supervisory Team (JST) Coordinator, responsible for consolidated supervision one of the largest banks in the Netherlands. As JST Coordinator, he led risk identification and implementation of risk-based and forward-looking Supervisory Examination Program. He took part in the start-up phase that included recruitment as well as fine-tuning of tools and processes.
Prior to the ECB, Maciej worked in various roles in a number of banks: PKO Bank Polski 2008-2014 (Head of Credit Risk Assessment Department, member of Bank’s Credit Committee, Advisor to CEO), HSBC 2008 (Head of Structured Finance) and Citi in Poland and Hungary 1996-2008 (Debt Capital Markets, Derivatives Sales, Financial Control).
Maciej has graduated from Warsaw School of Economics and holds a Master Degree in Banking and Finance. He is a speaker and panelist at conferences on risk and regulatory outlook topics.

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Xiao Liang
Deputy General Manager
Bank of China

Biography

Madam Xiao Liang joined Bank of China London in 2011 as the Deputy General Manager of Bank of China London Branch, Chief Retail Banking Officer of Bank of China (UK) Limited, and Chairman of China Bridge Group (UK) Limited. Her direct management responsibility is for developing and implementing strategy for retail banking and wealth management business & assisting the Chief Executive Officer in developing the overall strategy of the UK operations, including Personal Banking Department and all sub-branches in the UK. She also took the role of Chief Corporate Banking officer of the bank from March 2019 to November 2021, leading the Corporate Finance Unit, including Corporate Banking department, EMEM Syndications Center, Trade Finance department, Dublin branch, CFU Middle Office function, and chair the Business Development Committee. From November 2021, she is in charge of London Research Center which is the think-tank of the bank.

Madam Xiao is the Co-chair of Bank of China London & UK ESG Working Group, where she assists the CEO to oversee the Bank’s ESG development. She is also a member of Executive Management Committee, Assets and Liabilities Management Committee, Risk Management, and Internal Control Committee of the Bank.

Madam Xiao has been working in Bank of China since 1996 and her areas of responsibility cover credit management, corporate finance, e-banking, wealth management, retail banking and branches general management. She acted as Assistant General Manager of Corporate Banking & Financial Institutions and Head of Financial Institutions in Bank of China (Hong Kong) Limited and General Manager of E- banking department of Bank of China Shenzhen branch.

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Maria Lombardo
Head of ESG Advisory Sustainable Finance
Standard Chartered Bank

Biography

Maria heads the ESG Advisory team Sustainable Finance at Standard Chartered Bank, supporting clients across the spectrum of their ESG and Sustainability requirements. Maria joined from Invesco Global Asset Management where she headed the ESG Client strategies in EMEA leading the growth of sustainability investment solutions and the set-up of the global asset manager’s climate strategy. She developed her sustainability career with CDP as global head of their investor members. Prior to that, Maria spent more than 25 years in investment banking as Managing Director, heading emerging market equities sales at UniCredit, and held previous roles at Lazard, UBS and Sberbank.

Authors of ESG thought leadership whitepapers, mentor, and contributor to industry initiatives in sustainable financing. Maria holds a CFA ESG, a diploma at Cambridge University Sustainability Leadership Institute, along with a CEMS Master and a bachelor’s degree in financial intermediaries at Bocconi University.

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/maria-lombardo/

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Evan Lubin
Director of EMEA
Sentieo

Biography

Evan Lubin serves as Director of EMEA at Sentieo and is based out of the company’s growing London office. He oversees sales and customer service in the EMEA region, and works closely on account development and relations with global asset management and hedge fund firms. Prior to joining Sentieo, Evan served on the early stage growth teams at several Silicon Valley-based fintech startups. Evan holds a degree in Math and Economics from Occidental College in Los Angeles.

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Justin Lyon
CEO
Simudyne

Biography

Justin Lyon is the CEO of Simudyne, a simulation technology company based in London. He is a leading expert in agent-based simulation and artificial intelligence.  He used his experience working with the US Department of Defence, MIT, ExxonMobil, Apple and the Bank of England to create a way to use millions of software agents to rapidly simulate financial markets.  For over 15 years, his work in the US, the UK, Honduras, Kuwait, South Africa and Iraq has focused on helping organisations to understand the ways in which advanced analytics, simulation and artificial intelligence can help business, government and civic leaders to shape a better world for the next generation.

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Nigel Milbank
Climate Programme – Senior Manager
NatWest

Biography

Nigel Milbank is a Cambridge University graduate and Chartered Accountant having trained  with Arthur Andersen and Deloitte. Nigel has held audit positions in Schroders and Credit Suisse as an Audit Director, following which he helped set up the Operational risk function and Product Control global assurance at Credit Suisse.

Nigel was Director of Enterprise and Operational Risk at Santander UK from 2006 to 2011 and joined RBS in 2012 to run the Group ICAAP function. He has held various stress testing delivery and improvement roles at RBS/ Natwest Group and since 2020 has been Programme Manager on the Climate Programme building climate stress capability and embedding climate financial risk management.

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Travis L. Mills
Executive Director, Reputational and Sustainability Risk
Standard Chartered Bank

Biography

Travis Mills is an Executive Director in Reputational & Sustainability Risk at Standard Chartered Bank where he provides risk oversight on a variety of Environmental, Social and Governance (“ESG”) issues in the business and has a wider remit to build and implement a reputational risk management advisory, monitoring and reporting capability across the Bank. He has also held other senior roles across SCB, including as Chief of Staff to the Group Chief Information Security Officer and as the Head of Intelligence & Analytics for Investigations in Legal.

Prior to joining SCB, Travis worked in various roles in the U.S. Government as well as at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (“CSIS”) in Washington, D.C.  He holds an MSc. in International Strategy and Diplomacy from the London School of Economics & Political Science, and a BA in Economics and Russian from Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas. Travis is the interim Co-Chair of the LGBT Network at SCB.

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Adityadeb Mukherjee
Head of ESG
Lloyds Banking Group

Biography

Adityadeb (“Adi”) Mukherjee is the Head of ESG at Lloyds Banking Group (LBG), responsible for integrating ESG-related financial and non-financial risk considerations (including climate risk) into the end-to-end Credit process across the bank’s client and product segments, ensuring effective management of current and forward looking ESG risks at a client, product and portfolio level. Adi is also responsible for providing second line oversight on the bank’s Net Zero plans, transition finance activities, and overall reputational risk management.

Prior to joining LBG, Adi served as the Head of Climate Risk at Standard Chartered Bank, leading the set up and delivery of the overall second line of defence on climate risk.

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Peter Munro
Head of Investor Relations and Marketing
European Investment Bank 

Biography

Peter re-joined the EIB in 2019 to lead on investor relations, sustainable finance advisory and credit ratings. He created and leads a new Advisory Programme for Sustainable Debt Issuance, and co-leads for EIB at the EU Platform on Sustainable Finance and GSBP Executive Committee. During 2016-19 Peter was on secondment as Director at ICMA, focusing on market and product development for the GBP.

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Girish Narula
Chief Executive Officer
Urgentem

Biography

<p style=”text-align: center;”>Girish Narula is Urgentem’s CEO. Girish has a keen interest in building solutions and products that enable the financial services industry to manage the transition to a low carbon economy and maximise opportunities presented by decarbonisation to a net zero future. His outlook is entrepreneurial, and technology driven with a B.Tech. in Aerospace Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Executive training in Artificial Intelligence from MIT Sloan and an MBA from the University of Oxford. He has a track record of driving success and innovation in risk analytics, portfolio management and strategic business planning across different geographies including India, US, UK and Africa.</p>

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Jakub Piorkowski
Climate Change Net Zero Lead
Credit Suisse

Biography

Jakub is speaking at ESG Europe 2022.

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Ying Poikonen
Executive Director – Head of Modelling Group EMEA Region
Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation

Biography

Peter re-joined the EIB in 2019 to lead on investor relations, sustainable finance advisory and credit ratings. He created and leads a new Advisory Programme for Sustainable Debt Issuance, and co-leads for EIB at the EU Platform on Sustainable Finance and GSBP Executive Committee. During 2016-19 Peter was on secondment as Director at ICMA, focusing on market and product development for the GBP.

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Mel Purdie
Manager, Sustainable Finance and ESG
Financial Conduct Authority

Biography

Mel manages the Policy and Advisory Team within the ESG Division at the FCA. They look after the FCA’s work with the Treasury to create a sustainable disclosure framework for the UK, and a variety of measures to ensure that the UK approach is compatible with international measures. A key driver of this work is to prevent against greenwashing and to ensure that there is transparency about sustainability credentials. The broader ESG division at the FCA sees the financial industry as having a central role to play in the transition to a more sustainable economy, and in putting ESG matters at the heart of investment decisions. The FCA has committed to publish its own disclosures in line with TCFD recommendations this year, along with how we as an organisation are driving our own commitment to meet net zero emissions targets.

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Rory Robinson
Manager
d-fine

Biography

Rory is a managing expert at d-fine. He is responsible for driving the firm’s ESG strategy in the UK, including ESG factor model integration, climate stress test methodologies and sustainability reporting and disclosure.

His expertise lies in the financial and energy sectors, where his work has focused on credit risk modelling, AML/CFT risk assessment, and application software development for KPI and risk outcome monitoring.

Rory has a first class Masters degree in Mathematics from the University of Oxford.

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Frederik Roeland
Director of Technology & ESG Proposition
Wolters Kluwer

Biography

Frederik Roeland is a director and global product manager for the Wolters Kluwer’s OneSumX for ESG, Data Layer and Finance solutions. Frederik originally joined Wolters Kluwer in 2009 and since then, he has held a number of roles in the firm, including professional services consultant in the EMEA region. Prior to joining Wolters Kluwer, Frederik worked two years at an established audit firm and worked as a solution architect at Collibra, a holistic data governance and data catalog solution, during a brief sojourn from Wolters Kluwer.

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Neil Sandle
Head of Product Management
Alveo

Biography

I have built my experience over ten years at Eze Software and Trader, which is now part of the SS&C group, where I became Director of Product Management. My focus was on developing our portfolio management capabilities and moving to SaaS-delivered solutions.

At Alveo, I am responsible for our Product Management group and the direction of our solution set and overall roadmap and have led successful new product rollouts such as our Ops360 UI and Alpha data warehouse to our customers.

I have a master’s degree in Computer Systems Engineering from the University of Birmingham. I’m married with a child on the way, love outdoor adventures and I am a keen cyclist & golfer.

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Varun Sarda
MD, Head of ESG Advisory, Corporate & Institutional Coverage
Lloyds Banking Commercial Group

Biography

Varun leads the ESG Advisory team in the Corporates & Institutions franchise at Lloyds Banking Group. He has over 15 years’ experience across roles in ESG ratings, sustainability and climate change consulting, in-house sustainability governance and implementation and the NGO sector. Prior to joining Lloyds, Varun helped set up and led NatWest’s ESG Advisory business. Before that Varun led NatWest Group’s foray into integrated reporting and engagement with institutional investors on sustainability. He also led the Group’s approach and response to various ESG ratings, benchmarks and performance measurement.

Varun has also previously worked in environment and social risk management covering sectors such as Oil & Gas and Power Generation, and he worked at two leading ESG ratings agencies (Innovest Strategic Value Advisors and EIRIS), both of which are now majority owned by MSCI and Moody’s respectively. Varun is a regular public speaker on sustainability in finance, and ESG stewardship. He has a Masters from the London School of Economics (LSE), and a Bachelors degree from Imperial College London.

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Keelan Singh
EMEA Banking Industries Lead
UiPath

Biography

Keelan is UiPath’s Subject Matter Expert on Banking in EMEA.  He has over 16 years experience in Banking, 13 years of which was spent advising Banking clients of EY and Deloitte in London.

He has spent the last 6 years solely focussing on helping Banking clients to solve their problems and realise value with Intelligent Automation technologies, including RPA, AI, OCR and Digital Portals.

Intelligent Automation enables Banks to comply with upcoming ESG reporting and regulation at a fraction of the cost and time of traditional solutions.

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Evgeny Tyurin
Head of ESG Finance and Corporate Bank FP&A
Deutsche Bank AG

Biography

Evgeny Tyurin is Head of Corporate Bank Financial Planning & Analysis and ESG Finance at Deutsche Bank. In this role he is responsible for sustainable finance reporting implementation across DB in view of upcoming regulatory requirements and on the back of DB’s own ESG volume targets. In addition to that, he manages the end-to-end financial planning process within Corporate Bank and oversees the delivery of its financial targets throughout the year. Evgeny joined Deutsche Bank in 2011 and worked in a variety of functions including Treasury and CFO office since then.

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July 11, 2022

The future of sustainability linked instruments and financing opportunities for change

The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the thought leader as an individual, and are not attributed to CeFPro or any particular […]
July 11, 2022

Model risk and model validation of fraud and KYC models having AI and ML as emerging trends

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July 7, 2022

Setting short term targets to build towards an agile long term net zero target strategy

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July 7, 2022

Using technology to mature KYC processes and reduce false positives

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July 7, 2022

Model risk and model validation of fraud and KYC models having AI and ML as emerging trends

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June 28, 2022

Viewing greenwashing as a fraudulent activity and the impact of uncertainty on the industry

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June 10, 2022

Adapting to a changing interest rate environment and managing risk as volatility continues

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June 10, 2022

Understanding impact of inclusion of climate risk in internal and external stress tests

Understanding impact of inclusion of climate risk in internal and external stress tests By Doug Baird, Head of Climate Risk Analytics and Pension Risk, NatWest Markets
June 10, 2022

Why people risk has become a top risk for most firms and how to respond

Why people risk has become a top risk for most firms and how to respond By Gary Savill, Head of Enterprise Risk, SAGA
June 10, 2022

Embedding resilience into BAU and navigating updates to legacy systems

The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the thought leaders as individuals, and are not attributed to CeFPro or any particular organization. […]
June 10, 2022

Models and algorithms in Broker-Dealer – Challenges and solutions

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June 10, 2022

Using culture and behaviour assessments to improve risk culture

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Non-Financial Risk Leaders 2022

Non-Financial Risk Leaders strives to provide insights, support, and benchmarks for organizations as the traditional operational and non-financial risk arena continues to evolve, expand, and gain significance.

Take part in our survey and contribute your knowledge towards one of the most comprehensive business reports in the industry, recognized by experts as a go-to resource.

All respondents have an option to receive a complimentary copy of the final report.

 

Archer, an RSA company, is a leader in providing integrated risk management solutions that enable customers to improve strategic decision making and operational resiliency. As true pioneers in GRC software, Archer remains solely dedicated to helping customers understand risk holistically by engaging stakeholders, leveraging a modern platform that spans key domains of risk and supports analysis driven by both business and IT impacts. The Archer customer base represents one of the largest pure risk management communities globally, with over 1,500 deployments including more than 90 of the Fortune 100.

 

d-fine is a European consulting firm focused on analytical and quantitative challenges and the development of sustainable technological solutions. The combination of over a thousand employees with a strong scientific background and many years of practical experience enables us to provide tailor-made, efficient and reliable solutions for more than two hundred clients from every sector of the economy.

 

Fintegral is a specialist quantitative risk consultancy focusing solely on the finance sector. We help our banking clients develop, enhance, and validate their most sophisticated risk models and analytical frameworks, to provide them with a competitive edge.

Our consultants combine exceptional quantitative skills with a deep understanding of financial risk management, and have a business-oriented mindset, allowing us to successfully deliver complex analytical projects.

We have a corporate culture with flat hierarchies, where entrepreneurship is encouraged from all members of our collaborative teams, across our offices in London, Frankfurt and Zurich.

  

With more than 250 employees operating from offices in Berlin, Frankfurt, Hamburg, London, Madrid, Milan, Oslo and Paris, Scope Group is the leading European provider of independent credit ratings, ESG and fund analysis. Scope Ratings is the largest European credit rating agency, registered in accordance with EU and UK rating agency regulation, offering opinion-driven and non-mechanistic credit risk analysis. Scope ESG Analysis provides tools for analysing and reporting on ESG impact and risk, as well as second-party opinions on green, social and sustainable bonds. Scope`s ESG analysis is based on a macroeconomic quantitative model that captures a company’s entire supply chain. Scope analyses the carbon footprint of individual companies or portfolios of companies. The Scope ESG approach also addresses the new standards defined by the EU’s Technical Expert Group on Sustainable Finance in using a sector-based framework that assesses the sustainability of economic activities to identify companies’ environmental impact.

For more information, visit www.scopegroup.com

  

Supply Wisdom’s patented solution is transforming the way supply chain, procurement and third-party risk leaders manage risks and operational resilience. Supply Wisdom delivers continuous third-party and location risk intelligence and risk actions in real-time across the widest risk aperture to minimize the risks of disruption facing business, supply chains and third parties. Supply Wisdom intelligence enables enterprises to prioritize, move faster, do more with less resources, and act proactively and confidently. ​

For more information, visit www.supplywisdom.com and follow us on https://www.linkedin.com/company/supplywisdom

 

UiPath has a vision to deliver the Fully Automated Enterprise™, one where companies use automation to unlock their greatest potential. UiPath offers an end-to-end platform for automation, combining the leading Robotic Process Automation (RPA) solution with a full suite of capabilities that enable every organization to rapidly scale digital business operations.

 

Wolters Kluwer (WKL) is a global leader in professional information, software solutions, and services for the healthcare; tax and accounting; governance, risk and compliance; and legal and regulatory sectors. We help our customers make critical decisions every day by providing expert solutions that combine deep domain knowledge with technology and services.

Wolters Kluwer reported 2020 annual revenues of €4.6 billion. The group serves customers in over 180 countries, maintains operations in over 40 countries, and employs approximately 19,200 people worldwide. The company is headquartered in Alphen aan den Rijn, the Netherlands.

Wolters Kluwer shares are listed on Euronext Amsterdam (WKL) and are included in the AEX and Euronext 100 indices. Wolters Kluwer has a sponsored Level 1 American Depositary Receipt (ADR) program. The ADRs are traded on the over-the-counter market in the U.S. (WTKWY).

For more information, please visit OneSumX for Finance, Risk and Regulatory Reporting | Wolters Kluwer  and follow us on Linked-in

 

ZRE is a proven and efficient route to regulatory compliance for CROs and CFOs that also delivers up to a 30% reduction in IFRS9 modelling operational costs.

As an advanced suite of Python or SAS® based software that works with a bank’s own IRB wholesale internal credit models, ZRE unlocks complex industry and regional credit cycles to accurately convert TTC PD, LGD and EAD models into PIT measures.

Whilst lowering implementation risk, the solution is also highly configurable and customisable to support large bank’s detailed portfolio mix of commercial, corporate and bank clients.

 

Alveo is the leader in market data integration and analytics solutions for financial services. Focused on optimizing data flows for business user self-service, we provide cloud-native data aggregation and data quality management that enables clients to quickly access trusted data while maximizing their data ROI.

We ensure that clients can smoothly onboard, prepare, and validate data for use in operations, trading, investment management, pricing, risk, reporting, and machine learning through our managed services.

We service a global client base, and our award-winning technology provides easy integration into business user workflows and a proven platform for advanced analytics.

 

Confluence is a leading global technology solutions provider committed to helping the investment management industry solve complex data challenges across the front, middle and back office. From data-driven portfolio analytics to compliance and regulatory solutions, including investment insights and research, Confluence invests in the latest technology to meet the evolving needs of asset managers, asset owners and asset servicers to provide best-of-breed solutions that deliver maximum scalability, speed and flexibility, while reducing risk and increasing efficiency.

Headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA, with 900+ employees in 15 offices spanning across the United Kingdom, Europe, North America, South Africa, and Australia. Confluence services over 1000 clients in more than 40 countries.

 

FactSet (NYSE:FDS | NASDAQ:FDS) delivers superior content, analytics, and flexible technology to help more than 162,000 users see and seize opportunity sooner. We give investment professionals the edge to outperform with informed insights, workflow solutions across the portfolio lifecycle, and industry-leading support from dedicated specialists. We’re proud to have been recognized with multiple awards for our analytical and data-driven solutions, with the distinction of having been recently added to the S&P 500, and repeatedly scored 100 by the Human Rights Campaign® Corporate Equality Index for our LGBTQ+ inclusive policies and practices. Subscribe to our thought leadership blog to get fresh insight delivered daily.

  

Schneider Electric is a global specialist in energy management and automation operating in more than 100 countries. As a digital partner for sustainability and efficiency, Schneider Electric aims to empower all to make the most of energy and resources, bridging progress and sustainability for all.

Within its Sustainability Business, Schneider Electric is providing consultancy, services and digital solutions across sustainability strategy, climate action and risk management, ESG reporting and materiality, circularity and traceability with over 2,500 experts across the globe. With a 10-year track record of success in energy and sustainability services, Schneider today is supporting more than 30% of the Fortune 500, across more than 100 countries to accelerate their sustainability goals. In collaboration with financial institutions taking a primary role in driving the net-zero transformation, Schneider has recently developed a suite of services to help FIs tracking their ESG footprint and engaging on net zero across their portfolios.

  

Sentieo provides the first financial intelligence platform specifically designed for the research needs of investors. Sentieo’s AI-powered financial search engine aggregates internal and external content into a single shared workspace for a more efficient research process. Over 1,000 global customers, including 800 institutional investment firms and Fortune 500 companies, use Sentieo to surface, visualize, and share the insights that give them an edge. For more information visit sentieo.com.

  

Simudyne is a simulation technology company based in London. Using advanced analytics and AI alongside agent-based modelling and simulation, it helps institutions and governments generate greater insight and foresight to solve complex problems like ensuring financial market stability, forecasting, climate risk measurement and national security.

For banks and institutions, it provides simulated capital markets that are indistinguishable from the real-world for algorithm and trading strategy development while governments use its simulation platform to ensure the safety and security of their citizens.

  

Urgentem is an award-winning, independent provider of transparent carbon emissions data and climate risk analytics to the finance industry, pioneering in tracking entire value chain emissions data.
Our mission is to empower the financial sector to play a leadership role in the transition to a sustainable low-carbon economy by providing services and products that are science aligned, granular and collaborative.

Urgentem provides three core services:

Independent data packages – Encompasses Scope 1, 2 and 3 emissions for major investable indices (equity, fixed income & the entire sovereign bond universe).

A climate risk platform (Element6) – Offers a holistic view of climate risk at the company, sector and portfolio level, including forward-looking analysis and a suite of advanced analytics such as avoided emissions, temperature metrics, stranded asset analysis and more.

Climate solutions & investment strategies – Offering a comprehensive overview of climate-related risks and opportunities within portfolios, TCFD alignment and disclosure support, customized corporate engagement and climate-risk stress testing.

 

Regnology is a leading international provider of innovative regulatory and supervisory technology solutions (RegTech and SupTech), of AEOI and tax reporting products, as well as of services along the Regulatory Value Chain for financial services. Regnology has been a partner for banks and regulators for 25 years. Until the end of 2020, the company was part of BearingPoint group and operated under the name BearingPoint RegTech. Since the sale of the RegTech business to private equity firm Nordic Capital, the company has been independent. In June 2021, the company joined forces with Vizor Software and recently changed its name to Regnology. In total, Regnology serves more than 7,000 financial services firms with reporting solutions. At the same time, the company enables more than 50 regulators and tax authorities on five continents to collect data from 34,000 firms in 60 countries. Regnology has a total workforce of 800 employees at 17 office locations in 9 countries.

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Yes, the Center for Financial Professionals are happy to discuss speaking opportunities at the ESG Europe Summit. For further information on this please contact alice.kelly@cefpro.com or call us on +44 (0) 20 7164 6582.

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Business attire is requested. The Summit is a formal opportunity to network with like-minded professionals and to gain knowledge from the industry’s finest risk management experts.

What is the cost and what is included in the registration fee?

We offer incentives for ‘early bird’ registrants of the Summit, as outlined on our pricing structure. Registration includes breakfast, refreshment breaks, lunches, the cocktail reception at the end of the day, full access to the sessions and exhibition area. Presentations from sessions are also available, subject to speaker approval.

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All registered attendees will receive an email with access to documentation and speaker presentations after the Summit* We will work with our presenters to include as many presentations as possible on our App during the Summit. *Please note that our speakers often have to gain permission from their relevant compliance departments to release their presentations. On rare occasions compliance may not allow presentations to be distributed.

Will breakfast, lunch and refreshment be provided?

Yes. As with all of our events the Center for Financial Professionals will be providing brilliant coffee, breakfast, lunch, refreshments, and smaller bites during the networking breaks.

Will there be opportunities to network with other attendees?

There are ample opportunities for networking and interaction throughout the Summit, such as

  • Breakfast, lunch and refreshment breaks
  • Cocktail reception at the end of the day (Subject to confirmation)
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Yes there are plenty of opportunities for the Center for Financial Professionals to share thought-leadership to the attendees of ESG Europe Summit and our wider risk professionals community. At the event we can distribute your material to the attendees, offer you an exhibition booth, and provide speaking opportunities so that you may enjoy a more prominent presence at the Summit. Visit the Sponsor tab for further information or contact sales@cefpro.com / +44 (0) 207 164 6582.

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Yes. As part of a media partnership we can offer a variety of options to increase the branding and awareness of your association, company, certificate, publication or media. We are flexible with what we can offer however we usually:

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