Sustainable Finance Week 2022

Tuesday 20 - Friday 23 September

Sustainable Finance Week 2022

2PM

BST

Registration

Sponsored by Ogier

2:30PM

BST

Welcome Address

Rupert Pleasant

Chief Executive

WE ARE GUERNSEY

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Rupert Pleasant

Chief Executive

WE ARE GUERNSEY


Welcome Address

Rupert moved to Guernsey as a boy and was educated in the island. His career in financial services has taken him around the globe, beginning in London, moving onto Hong Kong, Cape Town, Zurich and Geneva, before returning to Guernsey. His background is in private banking and trust and corporate services, where he has held a number of senior management roles in global companies. As well as an MBA from the University of Cape Town, Rupert holds a law degree, and is a member of STEP, CISI and the Institute of Directors. Rupert sits on a number of local government and industry committees, and represents Guernsey at TheCityUK, BVCA and AIC. In his spare time, Rupert is Chairman of the Guernsey Rugby Academy.

2:40PM

BST

Keynote Speech

Moderated by Josephine Bush


Emma Howard Boyd

Chair

Environment Agency

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Emma Howard Boyd

Chair

Environment Agency


Keynote Speech

Emma has had an extensive career in financial services at the forefront of the environmental and sustainable finance agenda. She is currently Chair of the Environment Agency, an Ex-officio board member of the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs and interim Chair of the Green Finance Institute. She is also an Adviser to the Board of Trade, and a UN Global Ambassador for Race to Zero and Race to Resilience. Emma was the UK Commissioner to the Global Commission on Adaptation from 2018 until January 2021. Emma serves on several boards and advisory committees which include Liontrust Asset Management, The Coalition for Climate Resilient Investment (co-Chair), The European Climate Foundation, The Council for Sustainable Business and The Prince's Accounting for Sustainability Project.

3PM

BST

Panel Session

Business opportunities in biodiversity finance

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Panel Session

Business opportunities in biodiversity finance

Moderator

Josephine Bush

Sustainable Finance Strategic Advisor

Guernsey Finance

Panellists

Emma Howard Boyd

Chair

Environment Agency

Olly Hughes

Managing Director, Forestry

Gresham House

Emma Toovey

Ecology Director

Environment Bank

Nynke Vries

Nature and Biodiversity Strategy Specialist

PwC Netherlands

4PM

BST

Coffee Break

Sponsored by KPMG

4:30PM

BST

Fireside Chat

Regulatory perspective on the twin crises

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Fireside Chat

Regulatory perspective on the twin crises

Panellists

Gillian Browning

Director of the Investment, Fiduciary and Pension Division

Guernsey Financial Services Commission

William Mason

Director General

Guernsey Financial Services Commission

5:15PM

BST

Headline Sponsor Address - PwC

Ali Cambray

Director

PwC

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Ali Cambray

Director

PwC


Headline Sponsor Address - PwC

Ali leads sustainability and climate change advisory services for PwC Channel Islands, working with government, corporates and financial services clients. A career environmental scientist, Ali has more than 20 years' experience working with businesses and governments around the world on sustainable development strategy, policy, planning and financing. She supports asset and wealth clients on ESG and Net Zero strategy, business integration and reporting. She is passionate about accelerating the pace and scale of the urgently needed global transformation to a net zero, nature positive, inclusive economy, and the key role of sustainable finance in achieving this.

5:25PM

BST

Conclusions

Rupert Pleasant

Chief Executive

WE ARE GUERNSEY

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Rupert Pleasant

Chief Executive

WE ARE GUERNSEY


Conclusions

Rupert moved to Guernsey as a boy and was educated in the island. His career in financial services has taken him around the globe, beginning in London, moving onto Hong Kong, Cape Town, Zurich and Geneva, before returning to Guernsey. His background is in private banking and trust and corporate services, where he has held a number of senior management roles in global companies. As well as an MBA from the University of Cape Town, Rupert holds a law degree, and is a member of STEP, CISI and the Institute of Directors. Rupert sits on a number of local government and industry committees, and represents Guernsey at TheCityUK, BVCA and AIC. In his spare time, Rupert is Chairman of the Guernsey Rugby Academy.

5:30PM

BST

Event Close

Duke of Richmond Hotel

5:45PM

Art Exhibition and Drinks Reception

Royal Court

7:30PM

Drinks Reception Close

Royal Court