Agenda

08:30 - 09:20

Arrival, Registration, Breakfast & Networking

Continental breakfast, tea, coffee and fruit juices will be served.

09:20 - 09:30

Chairman's Opening Remarks

Noel Hillmann, Chief Operating Officer, Clear Path Analysis

09:30 - 10:20

Keynote Presentation: What is the case for engagement and where does divestment fit in with that?

  • Guy Opperman

    Minister for Pensions and Financial Inclusion

    Department for Work and Pensions

10:20 - 11:10

Panel Debate: Where is the cross-over between financial returns and ethics and where should investors draw a line in their environmental, social, and governance responsibilities?

  • Maria Nazarova-Doyle

    Head of Pension Investments

    Scottish Widows

  • Nico Aspinall

    Chief Investment Officer

    The People's Pension, B&CE

  • Ashish Dafria

    Chief Investment Officer

    Aviva UK

  • Catherine Howarth

    Chief Executive Officer

    ShareAction

  • Michael Marshall

    Director of Responsible Investment & Engagement

    LGPS Central

11:10 - 11:35

Refreshments & Meeting Break

11:40 - 12:10

Talking Table Workshops Round 1

Workshop title to be announced soon

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12:10 - 12:40

Talking Table Workshops Round 2

Workshop title to be announced soon

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12:40 - 13:10

Talking Table Workshops Round 3

Workshop title to be announced soon

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13:10 - 14:00

Lunch Break

14:00 - 14:25

Stream Presentations

STREAM 1 : 14:00 - 14:25

REPORTING AND STANDARDS

Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures: How should investors be modelling for climate risk and tackling TCFD reporting when it is still voluntary and the metrics are not yet clear

  • Bente Sverdrup

    Director of Sustainability

    Gjensidige

STREAM 2 : 14:00 - 14:25

INVESTMENT STRATEGIES AND OPPORTUNITIES

Case study: creating and implementing an ESG Investment Strategy – the challenges faced by small and medium insurers

  • Trevor Harris

    Head of Financial Risk

    Wesleyan Group

14:25 - 15:10

Stream Panel Debates

STREAM 1 : 14:25 - 15:10

REPORTING AND STANDARDS

What are the emerging recognised standards that the most mature investors are adopting and what kind of data are they using?

  • Noel Hillmann

    CEO

    Clear Path Analysis

  • Stephen Beer

    Chief Investment Officer

    Central Finance Board of the Methodist Church Fund

  • Diandra Soobiah

    Head of Responsible Investment

    Nest

  • Carolyn Saunders

    Partner and Head of Pensions

    Pinsent Masons LLP

STREAM 2 : 14:25 - 15:10

INVESTMENT STRATEGIES AND OPPORTUNITIES

What are the opportunities for ESG integration in fixed income and illiquid assets and how far are the data and analytics supporting the opportunities?

  • Bente Sverdrup

    Director of Sustainability

    Gjensidige

  • Mark Gull

    Head of Fixed Income

    Pension Insurance Corporation

  • Alistair Clark

    Managing Director, Environment and Sustainability

    EBRD

  • Atanas Christev

    Head of Investment

    Direct Line Group

  • Claire Curtin

    Head of ESG

    Pension Protection Fund

15:10 - 15:35

Stream Presentations

STREAM 1 : 15:10 - 15:35

REPORTING AND STANDARDS

How can the SIP and implementation statement be a useful exercise rather than a compliance tick box?

  • Jerry Gandhi

    Pensions Manager UK & Ireland

    Schneider Electric

STREAM 2 : 15:10 - 15:35

Establishing your investment beliefs: aligning the ESG strategy with the values of the beneficiaries of the pension fund

  • Dimitri Senik

    Member of Investment Committee

    PwC Switzerland Pension Fund

15:35 - 15:50

Refreshments & Meeting Break

15:50 - 16:15

Stream Presentations

STREAM 1 : 15:50 - 16:15

REPORTING AND STANDARDS

What are the questions that investors need to ask asset managers to avoid ESG or impact washing and what evidence should managers be able to provide?

  • Caroline Escott

    Policy Lead, Investment & Stewardship

    Pension & Lifetime Savings Association

STREAM 2 : 15:50 - 16:15

INVESTMENT STRATEGIES AND OPPORTUNITIES

How can investors navigate the issues and conflicts in extending the scope of ESG to emerging markets and infrastructure?

  • Adam Ruddle

    Senior Investment Manager

    LV

16:15 - 16:45

Keynote Presentation: What part has active ownership played in helping the oil & gas industry to embrace the energy transition?

  • Dominic Emery

    VP, Long-Term Planning

    BP

16:45 - 18:00

Themed Drinks Reception

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