Maher Al-Haffar

Maher Al-Haffar joined CEMEX in 2000 and has held several executive positions, including Managing Director of Finance, Head of Investor Relations, and most recently, Executive Vice President of Investor Relations, Corporate Communications and Public Affairs. Additionally, he is a member of the NYSE Advisory Board, and before joining CEMEX, he spent nineteen years with Citicorp […]

Clara Barby

Clara is Senior Partner at Just Climate. Previously, Clara was Chief Executive of the Impact Management Project (IMP) and led the IFRS Foundation’s project to establish the International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB), under the direction of the IFRS Foundation’s Trustees. Clara’s public interest work with the IMP was made possible through a secondment from her […]

Sarah Barker

Sarah Barker leads the climate and sustainability risk governance team at the Asia-Pacific’s largest commercial law firm, MinterEllison. She has more than two decades’ experience as a corporate lawyer, and is regarded as one of the world’s foremost experts on climate change governance, finance and liability risks. In addition to a roster of large ASX-, […]

Professor Rob Bauer

Rob Bauer is Professor of Finance (chair: Institutional Investors) and holder of the Elverding Chair on Sustainable Business, Culture and Corporate Regulation at Maastricht University School of Business and Economics in The Netherlands. His academic research is focused on pension funds, strategic investment policy, sustainable finance, responsible investing, shareholder activism and corporate governance. Rob is […]

Irene Benito

Irene Benito is a Senior Manager for European Affairs at Planet. Prior to joining Planet, Irene managed the Copernicus programme at EIT RawMaterials (a body of the EU) and also worked as a policy analyst at the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre. Irene has been appointed as an Earth Observation Evangelist at the European Forum for […]

Farnam Bidgoli

Farnam is HSBC’s Global Head of ESG Solutions, where she works with HSBC’s clients across all sectors on sustainable finance and ESG considerations. Farnam has spent over 10 years in finance and investment banking, and has advised corporations and governments globally on sustainability in the context of corporate strategy, equity capital raisings, and debt issuance. […]

Dr Julia Anna Bingler

Julia Anna Bingler is Doctoral Researcher at the Center of Economic Research at ETH Zurich. Her research focuses on climate transition risk metrics and the decision-relevance of TCFD-related disclosures. Prior to joining ETH in 2019, she has been working on sustainable finance and climate policy in various positions, both inside and outside academia. She regularly […]

Sandra Boss

Sandra Boss is a Senior Managing Director and Global Head of Investment Stewardship for BlackRock.  She is also a member of BlackRock’s Global Executive Committee. Sandy is responsible for leading BlackRock Investment Stewardship in all its activities as it engages with companies to promote effective governance and create value for clients.  She is a former […]

Tifenn Brandily

Tifenn Brandily is a senior associate at BloombergNEF based in London. He is part of BNEF’s climate research team and specializes in company transition risks, low-carbon technology costs and asset valuation. Tifenn manages BNEF’s levelized cost of electricity analysis, conducting a biannual assessment of power costs involving more than 20 analysts globally. He is also […]

Beth Burks

Beth Burks is a Director of Sustainable Finance at S&P Global Ratings – the international credit rating agency and one of the largest providers of information to inform debt capital markets. In her role, Beth develops, conducts and oversees the analysis of the environment, social, and governance (ESG) performance of corporations accessing the financial capital […]