AGENDA 2019

Latest agenda for Impact Investing World Forum 2019 being held in London on April 24-25, 2019.

24TH APRIL
08:00 AM
REGISTRATIONS OPEN FOR 2019

08:55 AM
WELCOME REMARKS AND OVERVIEW

09:00 AM
KEYNOTE I: Social Return on Investment (SROI) approach in impact measurement
Melek De-WintMelek De-Wint - Research & Evaluation Director , The Duke of Edinburgh's International Award Foundation

Melek De-Wint, Research & Evaluation Director, The Duke of Edinburgh's International Award Foundation

09:20 AM
KEYNOTE II: FUTURE OF IMPACT INVESTMENTS WITH BLOCKCHAIN & AI
Shaun ConwayShaun Conway - Founder & President , IXO

Shaun Conway, Founder & President, IXO

09:40 AM
KEYNOTE III: How the EU External Investment Plan can help impact investors
Kay ParpliesKay Parplies - Head of Unit/ Senior Economist , European Commission

Kay Parplies, Head of Unit/ Senior Economist, European Commission

10:00 AM
KEYNOTE IV: How we measure impact through investing in social enterprises
Allison ClarkAllison Clark - Associate Director , MacArthur Foundation

Allison Clark, Associate Director, MacArthur Foundation

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

10:50 AM
KEYNOTE V: Impact through listed equities: opportunities and challenges

Ben Constable-Maxwell, Head of Sustainable and Impact Investing, M&G Investments

11:10 AM
KEYNOTE VI: Impact Investing: From Philanthropy to Investment Funds
Farrukh H Khan, Farrukh H Khan, - Chief Business Development Officer and member of management committee , ACUMEN

Farrukh H Khan, Chief Business Development Officer and member of management committee, ACUMEN

11:30 PM
PANEL DISCUSSION: LATEST MARKET TRENDS IN IMPACT INVESTING SECTOR 2019-2020

Moderator:

  • Christopher Perceval Head of Business Development EMEA (Financial Institutions) TRUCOST (part of S&P Global).
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  • Panelists:
    • Farrukh Khan, Chief Business Development Officer, ACUMEN
    • Allison Clark, Associate Director, Impact Investments, MacArthur Foundation 
    • Kay Parplies, Head of Unit/ Senior Economist, European Commission
    • Melek De-Wint, Research & Evaluation Director, The Duke of Edinburgh's International Award Foundation

12:30 PM
LUNCH BREAK

01:30 PM
Social Impact Investment: The Impact Imperative for Sustainable Development
Karen E. WilsonKaren E. Wilson - Private Sector Finance , Development Co-Operation Directorate, OECD

Karen E. Wilson, Private Sector Finance, Development Co-Operation Directorate, OECD

01:45 PM
Why non-governmental organizations can be the impact investment partner you need
Jessica Lyche, Jessica Lyche, - Head of Partner Market, , SOS Children's Villages

Jessica Lyche, Head of Partner Market, SOS Children's Villages

02:00 PM
IFC Impact Investing Principles
Sadia SajjadSadia Sajjad - Senior Investment Officer and Country Manager for UK, Ireland and Malta , IFC

Sadia Sajjad, Senior Investment Officer and Country Manager for UK, Ireland and Malta, IFC

02:15 PM
PRIVATE SECTOR IN CLIMATE INFRASTRUCTURE IN EMERGING MARKETS
Georges BeukeringGeorges Beukering - Director, Head of Capital Raising & Business Development , CLIMATE FUND MANAGERS

Georges Beukering, Director, Head of Capital Raising & Business Development, Climate Fund Managers

02:45 PM
NETWORKING & REFRESHMENT BREAK
Rodney SchwartzRodney Schwartz - CEO , ClearlySo

03:15 PM
PLANET EARTH 4.0 - INCLUSIVE CAPITALISM AND SUSTAINABLE FINANCE
SPEAKER TBCSPEAKER TBC

Paule Ansoleaga Abascal, Director, Rothschild & Co (Asset Management Europe)

03:30 PM
A REVIEW OF GLOBAL SDG DEVELOPMENTS
Darshita GilliesDarshita Gillies - CEO , MAANCH

Darshita Gillies, CEO, MAANCH

04:00 PM
Measuring SDG Impact at a Portfolio Level
Christopher PercevalChristopher Perceval - Christopher Perceval - Head of Business Development EMEA (Financial Institutions) , TRUCOST (part of S&P Global).

Christopher Perceval - Head of Business Development EMEA (Financial Institutions) , TRUCOST (part of S&P Global).

04:15 PM
DRINKS RECEPTION

05:00 PM
END OF DAY 1 - CONFERENCE DAY ONE – APRIL 24, 2019

25TH APRIL
08:00 AM
REGISTRATIONS

09:00 AM
KEYNOTE I: THE FUTURE OF PHILANTHROPY
Alan RoussoAlan Rousso - Managing Director , EBRD

Tom Hall, Head of Philanthropy, UBS

09:20 AM
KEYNOTE II: CLEAN ENERGY FOR ALL
Michele GiddensMichele Giddens - Co-Founder and Partner , BRIDGES FUND MANAGEMENT

Andrew Pidden, Managing Director of Sustainable Investments Group, Deutsche Bank

09:40 AM
KEYNOTE III: ENVIRONMENT FORWARD INVESTING
Mauricio RODRIGUESMauricio RODRIGUES - Co-Head, Impact Investing , BARCLAYS WEALTH

Margaret Kuhlow, Finance Practice Leader, WWF

10:00 AM
KEYNOTE IV: DEMOCRATISING CAPITAL

Nigel Kershaw, Chair, The Big Issue Group

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

10:50 AM
KEYNOTE V: AN INVESTOR’S APPROACH TO CLIMATE CHANGE
Tom BrittonTom Britton - Co-Founder , SYNDICATEROOM

Claire Hedley, Vice President, GOLDMAN SACHS

11:10 AM
KEYNOTE V: NEW TRENDS IN IMPACT INVESTING
Hannah SchiffHannah Schiff - Manager, Research , GIIN (Global Impact Investing Network)

  • Michele Giddens, Partner and Co-Founder, Bridges Ventures

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

Moderator:

Karen E. Wilson, Private Sector Finance, Development Co-Operation Directorate, OECD

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Panelists:

Andrew Pidden, Managing Director of Sustainable Investments Group, Deutsche Bank

Nigel Kershaw, Chair, The Big Issue Group

Margaret Kuhlow, Finance Practice Leader, WWF

Michele Giddens, Partner and Co-Founder, Bridges Ventures

Tom Hall, Head of Philanthropy, UBS

12:30 PM
LUNCH BREAK

01:30 PM
Mining With Deep Impact – An EBRD Case Study
Alexander BrunnerAlexander Brunner - Head of Impact Investments , LGT Bank (Zurich)

Eric Rasmussen, Director of Natural Resources, EBRD

01:45 PM
Forestry as an Asset Class for Climate and Community Benefits
Sam PreeceSam Preece - CEO , Clean Invest Africa PLC

David Brand, CEO, New Forests

02:00 PM
Decentralised for the Greater Good
Kanini MutooniKanini Mutooni - Director-Investment East Africa Trade and Investment Hub , USAID

Andreas Papazidis, Founder, GRACE

02:15 PM
NETWORKING & REFRESHMENT BREAK

03:00 PM
“IF THE MOUNTAIN WILL NOT COME TO MUHAMMAD…”
Inge RelphInge Relph - Head of Sustainability and Strategic Relationships , LYKKE CORPORATION

Rodney Schwartz, CEO, ClearlySo

03:15 PM
Discipline and diversity: approaches to managing impact at scale
Klaus-Michael ChristensenKlaus-Michael Christensen - President , Swiss Impact Investment Association (SIIA)

Alan Rousso, Managing Director, External Relations and Partnerships, EBRD

04:15 PM
END OF DAY 2 - END OF IMPACT INVESTING WORLD FORUM 2019