AGENDA 2022

Latest agenda for the annual conference “Impact Investing World Forum 2022” on Dec 07-08, 2022 in London, UK

07th Dec
09:00 AM
KEYNOTE I: Unlocking Impact in Developing Economies
Melek De-WintMelek De-Wint - Research & Evaluation Director , The Duke of Edinburgh's International Award Foundation

Sabrina Borlini, Global Director - Syndicated Loans and Mobilization · IFC - International Finance Corporation      

09:20 AM
KEYNOTE II: Exploring The Role of Impact in non-Impact Specific Strategies
Shaun ConwayShaun Conway - Founder & President , IXO

Andrew Summers, CFA Head of Collectives & Fund Research Investment & Research Office, Investec

09:40 AM
KEYNOTE III: FUTURE OF IMPACT MEASUREMENT
Kay ParpliesKay Parplies - Head of Unit/ Senior Economist , European Commission

Sam Duncan, Co-Founder & CEO of Net Purpose

10:00 AM
KEYNOTE IV: Accountability for Impact: The Role of Independent Verification
Allison ClarkAllison Clark - Associate Director , MacArthur Foundation

Paige Nicol, Director, Europe, BlueMark, a Tideline company

10:20 AM
NETWORKING BREAK (TEAS & SNACKS)
Raphael BettiRaphael Betti - Head of Equity Risk Management , European Investment Fund (EIF)

10:50 AM
KEYNOTE V: Harnessing the financial markets to advance the SDGs for children

Cristina Shapiro, President of the Impact Fund for Children, UNICEF USA

11:10 AM
KEYNOTE VI: AN OUTLOOK ON THE EU’S IMPACT FINANCING ACTIVITIES IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES IN 2021-2027.
Farrukh H Khan, Farrukh H Khan, - Chief Business Development Officer and member of management committee , ACUMEN

Kay Parplies, Head of Unit, European Commission  

11:30 AM
PANEL DISCUSSION: LATEST MARKET TRENDS IN IMPACT INVESTING SECTOR 2022-2023

  • Panelists:
  • - Kay Parplies, Head of Unit, European Commission
  • - Sabrina Borlini, Global Director - Syndicated Loans and Mobilization · IFC - International Finance Corporation
  • - Cristina Shapiro, President of the Impact Fund for Children, UNICEF USA
  • - Andrew Summers, CFA Head of Collectives & Fund Research Investment & Research Office, INVESTEC
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12:30 PM
NETWORKING BREAK - LUNCH BREAK

01:30 PM
Just Home Project: Disrupting the link between housing instability and justice involvement
Karen E. WilsonKaren E. Wilson - Private Sector Finance , Development Co-Operation Directorate, OECD

  • Allison Clark. Associate Director, Impact Investing at MacArthur Foundation

01:45 PM
Impactful philanthropy – Delivering Breakthrough Solutions for Social and Environmental issues

Phyllis Kurlander Costanza, Head of Social Impact and CEO UBS Optimus Foundation

02:00 PM
Impact Investing, ESG & Climate Solutions

Guido Giese, Global Head ESG & Climate Solutions Research, MSCI

02:15 PM
Social issues within ESG investing in public markets

Diana van Maasdijk, CEO, Equileap

02:30 PM
NETWORKING BREAK - (TEAS & SNACKS)

03:00 PM
Sustainable Impact Investing: What’s Stopping You?

JP Dallmann, CEO | ILA & Partners

03:15 PM
Quantifying social impact

Simon Vacklen, Senior Associate, Sustainalytics

03:30 PM
Maximising Your Impact

Anthony Donatelli, Head of UBS Philanthropy Services UK, Global Lead, Business Development, Philanthropy Services, UBS

03:45 PM
DRINKS RECEPTION

08th Dec
09:00 AM
KEYNOTE I: Impact Capital: finance and leadership for Sustainable Development.

Peter Hinton, Associate Fellow, Saïd Business School University of Oxford

09:20 AM
KEYNOTE II: The GSG - Our Global Community for Impact Investing
Michele GiddensMichele Giddens - Co-Founder and Partner , BRIDGES FUND MANAGEMENT

Cliff Prior, CEO, GSG

09:40 AM
KEYNOTE III: Strategies for blended finance and impact management
Mauricio RODRIGUESMauricio RODRIGUES - Co-Head, Impact Investing , BARCLAYS WEALTH

Maria Teresa Zappia, Deputy CEO and Chief Impact and Blended Finance Officer, BlueOrchard Finance.

10:00 AM
KEYNOTE IV: The Role of civil society in impact investing,

Nick Virr, Head of Development – UK, Europe & Middle East | The Fred Hollows Foundation

10:20 AM
NETWORKING BREAK - (TEAS & SNACKS)
Severin LuebkeSeverin Luebke - Lead for the Impact Programme , DFID (Department for International Development)

11:10 AM
KEYNOTE V: Energy transition or back to fossils in the time of energy crisis?
Hannah SchiffHannah Schiff - Manager, Research , GIIN (Global Impact Investing Network)

  • Mark Campanale, Founder & Executive Director, Carbon Tracker Initiative

11:30 PM
PANEL DISCUSSION: EXPLORING NEW OPPORTUNITIES IN IMPACT INVESTING MARKET GLOBALLY
Nigel Kershaw OBENigel Kershaw OBE - Chair , The Big Issue Group

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  • Panelists:
  • - Peter Hinton, Associate Fellow, Saïd Business School University of Oxford
  • - Cliff Prior, CEO, GSG
  • - Maria Teresa Zappia, Deputy CEO and Chief Impact and Blended Finance Officer, BlueOrchard Finance.
  • - Mark Campanale, Founder & Executive Director, Carbon Tracker Initiative

12:30 PM
NETWORKING BREAK - (LUNCH)

01:45 PM
The Why behind becoming an Impact Investor

Angelica Morrone, Managing Director, Deutsche Suisse Asset Management, Ltd.

02:00 PM
SOCIAL INCLUSION WITH IMPACT INVESTING

John Gilligan, Non Executive Director, BIG ISSUE INVEST

02:15 PM
Climate Change is Priceless – why we need a price on carbon

Ben Meng, Executive Vice President and Chairman, Asia Pacific for Franklin Templeton

02:30 PM
NETWORKING BREAK - (TEAS & SNACKS)

03:00 PM
The world economy, post-Covid and post-Ukraine-war
Klaus-Michael ChristensenKlaus-Michael Christensen - President , Swiss Impact Investment Association (SIIA)

Charles Dumas, Chief Economist, TS Lombard

03:15 PM
Impact Investing in Latin America

Manuel Timita, Co-Founder, ILLUSTREETS

03:30 PM
How we changed the pharmaceutical business for ever

Tony Sorensen de Rosche, Director of International Relations, 75Pharma Group

03:45 PM
Impact investing through a tech transfer strategy

Spyros Poulios, Managing Partner, Brace VC