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Thu, 07 Nov 19  

09:00 - 09:10


Robert RubinsteinRobert Rubinstein

Chairman & Founder - TBLI Group - The Netherlands Linkedin



09:40 - 10:40


Rob Garrett (Moderator)Rob Garrett

Managing Partner - Hezar Ventures - Singapore Linkedin


Jerome DavidJerome David

Director - Treis Group - Singapore Linkedin



Alexander S. HoareAlexander Hoare

Partner & Director - Hoares Bank - Singapore Bio



Luca RancilioLuca Rancillo

Owner - Rancilio Cube - Italy Linkedin



Jason ChooJason Choo

Founder - Lonsdale Capital Pte Ltd - Singapore Linkedin

11:00 - 11:30


11:15 - 11:45


Prof. Brad M. BarberBrad Barber

Prof. - Gallagher Professor of Finance at the Graduate School of Management, UC Davis.- USA Bio


11:45 - 12:45

Room: Auditorium

 Robert Rubinstein (Moderator)Robert Rubinstein

Chairman - TBLI Group - Netherlands Linkedin

Gerald ProlmanGerald Prolman

President -  Everland -USA - Linkedin


12:10 - 12:25


Workshops & Seminars moderators briefly introduce their sessions and speakers 

12:25 - 14:00


14:00 - 15:30


At the most basic level, women are the main providers and users of household energy. At the same time, they are disproportionately affected by the lack of energy and tend to be overlooked as key stakeholders of energy initiatives. Why is women's empowernment essential for sustainable development and what can be done to achieve this empowerment? 


Katrien De Baere (Moderator)  Katrien De Baere



Cynthia Salim Cynthia Salim

Founder & CEO - Citizen's Mark Linkedin



Giles GunesekeraGiles Gunesekera

Ceo - Global Impact Iniative - Australia Linkedin


14:00 - 15:30


The United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were established in 2015 as a global framework for addressing the world’s most urgent social and environmental challenges. In reaching the SDGs, the increased flow of private capital into emerging markets has become crucial. The rapid growth of number of impact investors has also become key in addressing the world’s most urgent social and environmental changes. Our industry-leading speakers, experienced in the field of ESG and impact investing in emerging markets will identify the ongoing challenges and hurdles that presented itself in this area, as well as outline solutions to these challenges.


Joanne Murphy (Moderator) Joanne Murphy CAIA HK

Managing Director - CAIA - Hong Kong LinkedIn 

Melissa KangMelissa Kang

Founder and Managing Partner - Jupiter Impact Partners - Singapore Linkedin 

Maggie LooMaggie Loo

Partner, Client & Strategy Development - Bridges Fund Management - USA - Bio

14:00 - 15:30


From needs identification and monitoring impact, to trusted deployment of capital across the value chain, to providing last-mile liquidity where there is a lack of financial services, the field of Social Finance faces critical challenges advancing the United Nations’ 2030 Sustainable Development Goals. With technological advancements disrupting KYC/AML, digitalization of assets, and conditional finance, blockchain is positioned to become a massive disruption to the entire industry of social finance. In this session, we will explore real world cases on how venture philanthropists, impact investors, development banks, and grassroots communities can each leverage and benefit from distributed ledger technologies.  

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- A workshop session in collaboration with Shanzhai City 

Tat Lam (Moderator)Tat Lam

CEO - Shanzhai City - Hong Kong Linkedin



Will RuddickWill Ruddick

Director of Community Currencies - Bancor - Kenya Linkedin


Taeyeon Kim




Sam SaySam Say

CEO - Bolaven Farms - Laos Linkedin



Louise LaiLouise Lai

Founder, Managing Partner - DVF Impact Holding - China Linkedin



14:00 - 15:30


Green bonds can mobilize resources from domestic and international captial markets for climate change adaption, renewables and other environment-friendly projects. How effective are green bonds in addressing the issue of climate change and what can be done to make green bonds more mainstream?


Cedric Rimaud (Moderator)Cedric Rimaud

ASEAN Program Manager - Climate Bond Initiative - Singapore Linkedin


Marcia YuMarcia Yu

Global Sector Lead, Housing- International Finance Corporation - USA Linkedin


Paul Lukaszewski Paul Lukaszewski

Credit Head Research - Aberdeen Asset Management - UK Bio 

Herry ChoHerry Cho

Director, Head Sustainable Finance Asia Pacific - ING - Linkedin



Hao Liang(Moderator)Hao Liang

Assistant Professor Of Finance - Singapore Management University - China - Linkedin

Gennaro BernileGennaro Bernile

Associate Professor of Finance - University of Miami-School of Business - USA - Linkedin

Philipp" KruegerPhilipp Krueger

Professor - University of Geneva - Switzerland - Linkedin

Brad M. BarberBrad Barber

Prof. Maurice J. and Marcia G. Gallagher Chair in Finance - UC Davis - USA - Bio

15:30 - 16:00




Alejandro Reyes (Moderator)Alejandro Reyes

Director of Knowledge Dissemination - AsiaGlobal Institute - Hong Kong

Thomas ThomasThomas Thomas

CEO - ASEAN Network - Singapore Linkedin


Dominic ElsonDominic Elson

CEO - Seven Three Pte. Ltd - Indonesia Linkedin

16:00 - 17:30


Emrah ErcanEmrah Ercan

Director of Digital Solutions - Suez, Water & Technologies  - United States Linkedin

16:00 - 17:30


Jiro Nakano* 

Head of Equity Investment - Nikko Asset Management Co. Ltd. - Japan Linkedin


Masahiro KatoMasahiro Kato small

 Head of ESG Research - Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking - Japan Bio

Shinya TsujimotoShinya Tsujimoto

CEO - Nippon Life Global Investors Singapore  - Japan - Bio

16:00 - 17:30


Alexandra TraceyAlexandra Tracy

President - Hoi Ping Ventures - Hong Kong Linkedin



Samantha K AllenSamantha Allen

Director - International Well Being Institute - USA - Linkedin


16:00 - 17:30

Room: Auditorium

Pitch session for Impact Funds in front of asset owners

Wendy Marston (Moderator)Wendy Marston

 Partner - WMNexus -  United Kingdom Linkedin



Alina Legendi (Moderator)Alina Legendi

 Partner - WMNexus -  United Kingdom Linkedin



Scott ReinhartScott Photo Sep 2018

Partner - Brawn Capital - Hong Kong Linkedin



Hao Liang(Moderator)Hao Liang

Assistant Professor Of Finance - Singapore Management University - China - Linkedin



Piero Salvatori- The Flyaway Musician

Click on photo to listen to Concert.Piero Salvatori

Born in Rome in 1969, Piero Salvatori, official Yamaha artist, takes part in numerous concerts and records albums with jazz artists such as Bollani, Marcotulli, Caine and Pieranunzi. He also had a strong collaboration with the famous jazz trumpeter Paolo Fresu.. In 2013, Piero wrote the music for the ballet star Roberto Bolle solo in the Bolle and Friends show. In 2015, he starred on the stage of Milan’s Auditorium in the Milano Solo project, playing cello and piano on his own Music, composed by himself.
He played in theatres during readings and performances by actors and celebrities including Arnoldo Foà, Ugo Pagliai, Don Gallo and Michele Serra.
In his early career, Piero is a very prolific concert performer as Principal Cellist with various Italian orchestras, in fact he also won numerous awards and accolades. Since 1996, he has featured in many Rai and Mediaset television broadcasts in Italy, collaborating on the productions, recordings and tours of numerous artists including Renato Zero, Lucio Dalla, Riccardo Cocciante, Adriano Celentano and Claudio Baglioni. From 2000 to 2007, he was a soloist playing with singer Gino Paoli as well as singer Ornella Vanoni, with whom he is still collaborating.
His new CD, Flyaway, (Sony Music) came out in 2016.




Fri, 08 Nov 19 (Day 1  )  

11:00 - 11:30


09:30 - 11:00


Felicia Heng (Moderator)Felicia Heng

Executive Director - FBN - Singapore Linkedin



Elsa PauElsa Pau

Publisher & CEO - WealthAsia Group - Hong Kong Linkedin



Helene Li (Moderator)Helene Li

CEO & Co-Founder - GoImpact Capital Partners -  Hong Kong Linkedin


Dan Choon Dan choon

Partner - Cycle Group - Luxembourg Linkedin


Dulma ClarkDulma Clark

CEO - Soul of Africa - UK Linkedin


En Lee En Lee LGT Impact

Partner - LGT Impact - Singapore Linkedin


Céline Chi Hae WongCeline chi hae wong

Global group strategy operations (advisory) - Jinko - China Linkedin

09:30 - 11:00


Benjamin McCarron (Moderator)Benjamin Mccarron

Managing Director - Asia Research & Engagement - Singapore Linkedin 


Katie Schmitz EulittKatie Schmitz Eulitt

Director - Investor Outreach - SASB(Sustainability Accounting Standards Board) - Linkedin



09:30 - 11:00


Meeta Misra (Moderator)Meeta Misra

Director of Partnerships - Global Initiatives - Singapore Linkedin


Joyce TohJoyce Toh

Head of ESG - Nippon Life Global Investors - Singapore Bio


Eugenia KohEugenia Koh

Head Impact Investing and Strategic Engagements - Standard Chartered Bank - Singapore Linkedin


William JannaceWilliam Jannace

Senior Council - Ross PLLC - United States Linkedin


Alistair ThompsonAlistair Thompson

Director - First State Stewart - Singapore Linkedin

9:30 - 11:00


Julien de SalaberryJulien de Salaberry

CEO & Founder - Galen Growth Asia - Singapore Linkedin


11:30 - 13:00



Julie Despraz (Moderator) Julie Despraz

Strategic Finance Advisor - Topan - Switzerland LinkedIn 

Hardik ShahHardik Shah

 ESG Lead - GMO Singapore - Singapore Linkedin


Pierrick BalmainPierre Balmack

Head of APAC Business Development - BlueOrchard Finance Ltd - Singapore Linkedin

Thierry SandersThierry Sanders

CEO - Mekar - Indonesia - Linkedin

Bikram ChaudhuryBikram Chaudhury

CEO - GreenArc Capital - Singapore - Linkedin



11:30 - 13:00


The emerging uncertainties due to climate change and climate variability are likely to aggravate the problems of future food security by exerting pressure on agriculture. How can farming be adapted to take climate change into consideration.

Leesa Soulodre (Moderator)Leesa Soulodore

CIO - Inspirit IoT - Singapore Linkedin  

Keith AgoadaAgustin Martin Calmarza

Co-Founder - Producer's Token - United States Linkedin


Bertus TullenersBertus Tulleners

Partner - TheRock Group - The Netherlands Linkedin



Emmanuel Daniel (Moderator)Emmanuel Daniel

Founder - The Asian Banker - Singapore Linkedin



Bonnie SaynayBonnie Saynay

Global Head of Responsible Investment - Invesco Ltd. - US Linkedin




Lauren Sorkin (Moderator)Lauren Sorkin

Managing Director - 100 Resillient Cities - Singapore



Mona NaqviMona Naqvi

Senior Director - S&P Dow Jones Indices - United States  Linkedin


Mark CampanaleMark Campanale

Founder - Carbon Tracker Initiative - United Kingdom Linkedin


Edris BoeyEdris Boey

ESG Practice Lead - Maitri Asset Management - Singapore - Linkedin





Daniela Herrmann (Moderator) Daniela Herrmann

Chairman & Founder - Topan - Switzerland LinkedIn  

Andrew GazalAndrew Gazzal

Founder - ESG Tech - Singapore Linkedin


Lauren Meghan LynchLauren Lynch

Sustainable Finance Engagement Manager - WWF Singapore - Singapore Linkedin

Nik BollonsNik Bollons

Principal Consultant - Paia Consultin - Singapore Linkedin


Jeroen BosJeroen Bos

Head of Equities Specialities - NM Investment Partners - Netherlands Linkedin