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Mon, 11 Nov 19  

09:00 - 09:10

The Brady W. Dougan Grand Hall & Reception, G/F
 

Robert RubinsteinRobert Rubinstein

Chairman & Founder - TBLI Group - The Netherlands Linkedin

09:10 - 09:20

The Brady W. Dougan Grand Hall & Reception, G/F
 

Mark Barnekow mark barnekow

Executive Director - University of Chicago Francis and Rose Yuen Campus in Hong Kong - Hong Kong LinkedIn

09:20 - 09:40

The Brady W. Dougan Grand Hall & Reception, G/F
 

 

Nicholas Parkernicholas Parker

Chairman - Parker Venture Management -Canada  Linkedin

09:40 - 10:40

The Brady W. Dougan Grand Hall & Reception, G/F
 

 

Rob Garrett (Moderator)Rob Garrett

Managing Partner - Hezar Ventures - Singapore LinkedIn  

Leonie Kelly Leonie Kelly

Project Director - Sustainable Finance Initiative - Hong Kong LinkedIn 

Gaetan Japy gaetan japy

Adviser - Antler - Singapore LinkedIn  

Donna Nguyen PhuocDonna Nguyen Phuoc

Partner - SPARQ Capital - Hong Kong LinkedIn

Jean-Louis NakamuraJean Louis Nakamura

CIO for Asia Pacific & Head of Hong Kong office - Lombard Odier - Hong Kong - Linkedin

10:45-11:15

The Brady W. Dougan Grand Hall & Reception, G/F

11:15 - 11:45

The Brady W. Dougan Grand Hall & Reception, G/F
 

Arvind Narulaarvind narula

Chairman - Urmatt Group - Thailand - Linkedin

11:45 - 12:45

The Brady W. Dougan Grand Hall & Reception, G/F
 

Tracy Wong Harris (Moderator)Tracy Wong

Deputy Secretary General - Hong Kong Green Finance Association - Hong Kong LinkedIn

Gerald ProlmanGerald Prolman

President -  Everland -USA - Linkedin

 

Susan ZhuSusan Zhu

Founder & CEO - Shanghai Treasure Carbon Company - China Bio

 

Chaoni Huang Chaoni huang

Head of Sustainable Capital Markets - BNP Paribas - Hong Kong Linkedin

Vivian Claire Liew Vivian Liew

Founding Director & CEO - Philanthropy Works - Singapore Linkedin

12:45- 13:00

The Brady W. Dougan Grand Hall & Reception, G/F
 

Workshops & Seminars moderators briefly introduce their sessions and speakers 

13:00 - 14:00

The Brady W. Dougan Grand Hall & Reception, G/F

13:45 - 14:00

The Brady W. Dougan Grand Hall & Reception, G/F

14:00 - 15:30

The Merlin Lu Reading Room, LG/F
 

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? 

  

 

Dr. Margaret Burnett (Moderator)Margaret Burnett

Program Director - Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Hong Kong - Hong Kong Linkedin

Maud Savary-Mornet MAUD SAVARY MORNET

Regional Director - ResponsAbility Investments AG - Hong Kong LinkedIn

Karena Belin karena belin

Co-Founder & COO - Angel Hub - Hong Kong LinkedIn

Aline Reichenberg Gustafsson

Editor In Chief -  NordSIP.com - Sweden Linkedin 

Samira KhanSamira Khan

Global Impact Manager - Salesforce - United States Linkedin

14:00 - 15:30

The Tandean Rustandy MBA Classroom, LG/ F
 

Joanne Murphy(Moderator)Joanne Murphy

Director Asia Pacific Programme - CAIA - Hong Kong LinkedIn

 

Wan Hoon Han wan hoon han

Head of Research - JI Capital Partners - Singapore LinkedIn

Maggie LooMaggie Loo

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

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Area Head of Finance - The University of Hong Kong - Hong Kong LinkedIn

14:00 - 15:30

The Hong Kong Jockey Club Executive Classroom, LG/F
 

For a series of complex reasons, the field of Social Finance often faces critical limitations and heightened barriers to bringing crucially-needed resources to target beneficiaries at the last-mile. This session will investigate how “last-mile-first” solutions can be enabled through decentralization, with both digital and analogue components, and how advancements in blockchain enables these solutions to scale. Panelists will discuss their own real-world projects which will include such strategies as: time banking, cooperative finance, community currencies, and microfinance.

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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

Founder - GrassRoots Economics- Kenya LinkedIn

 

Shaun ConwayShaun Conway

Founder & President - IXO - Switzerland LinkedIn 

 

Napoleon Catilo

Co-founder, CIO - PearlPay - Philippines LinkedIn

14:00 - 15:30

The Soichiro Kurachi Faculty Conference Room
 

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

 

Devin WhatleyDevin Whatley

Managing Partner - The Ecosystem Integrity Fund - United States LinkedIn

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Partner - The Ecosystem Integrity Fund - United States LinkedIn

 

 

 

14:00 - 15:30

The Merlin Lu Reading Room, LG/F
 

  

 

Agnes Tai (Moderator)Agnes Tai

Director - GGIC - Hong Kong LinkedIn

 

Rosa LeeRosaLee 2

Co-Founder - Chicago Booth Angels Network - Hong Kong LinkedIn

 

Ernest NgErnest Ng

Adjunct Assistant Professor -  University of Hong Kong - Hong Kong LinkedIn

 

 

Greg PasiekaGreg Pasieka

Head of APAC International Equity Index Portfolio - Northern Trust Asset Management - Hong Kong LinkedIn

 

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CIO (Public Markets) - Hong Kong Monetary Authority - Hong Kong 

 

15:30-16:00

The Brady W. Dougan Grand Hall & Reception, G/F

16:00 - 17:30

The Wei Cai and Lan Xue Seminar Room, LG/F
 

Fengwei Zhou (Moderator)Shaway Yeh

Co-founder - feat. - China LinkedIn

Alvin YipAlvin Yip

Professor and Curator, Founding Partner of CIRCUS- China - LinkedIn

Xiaoyuan 'Charlene' RenSally Yau

Founder & Director - MyH20 Water Information Network - China - LinkedIn 

Joshua Miguel LopezJoshuaMiguel

Assistant Programme Coordinator - Friedrich Ebert Foundation  - Philippines - LinkedIn

 

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CEO and Co-Founder - Rooftop Republic - Hong Kong

 

16:00 - 17:30

The Tandean Rustandy MBA Classroom, LG/ F
 

Stratos Pourzitakis, PhD (Moderator)Stratos Pourzitakis

Director Society Advocacy Engagement APAC, CFA Institute - Hong Kong LinkedIn

 

Alexandra TracyAlexandra Tracy

President - Hoi Ping Ventures - Hong Kong LinkedIn

 

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Managing Director - ADM Capital - Hong Kong LinkedIn

 

Cyrille BellierCyrille Bellier

Senior Advisor - Agence Français de développment - Hong Kong LinkedIn

Julia Brickell helen he

Regional Head of Operations, East Asia Pacific - IFC - Hong Kong LinkedIn 

 
 

16:00 - 17:30

The Hong Kong Jockey Club Executive Classroom, LG/F
 

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?

 

Ivy Lau (Moderator)Ivy lau

General Manager China Office - Climate Bonds Initiative - China Linkedin

Ricco Zhang  Ricco Zhang

Director, Asia Pacific -  International Capital Market Association - Hong Kong Bio

 

Sam Hilton Sam Hilton

Senior Research Analyst - WWF - Hong Kong LinkedIn

Jonathan DrewJonathan Drew

HSBC - Managing Director, Infrastructure and Real Estate Group - Hong Kong Linkedin

16:00 - 17:30

The Soichiro Kurachi Faculty Conference Room
 

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

17:30-20:30

Room: The Brady W. Dougan Grand Hall & Reception, G/F
 

Piero Salvatori- The Flyaway Musician

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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.

 

 

 

Tue, 12 Nov 19 (Day 1  )  

09:30 - 11:00

The Tandean Rustandy MBA Classroom, LG/ F
 

 Christina Lee (Moderator) Christina Lee Grayscale

Founder -  Global Green Connect - Singapore LinkedIn

 

Elsa PauElsa Pau

Publisher & CEO - WealthAsia Group - Hong Kong LinkedIn

Yong (Walter) GeYong Walter Ge

Founding Partner & Managing Director - Green Startups - China LinkedIn 

Yijing WangYijing Wang

Curator, World Economic Forum Global Shaper Shenzhen - China LinkedIn

 

 

Vincent KwanVince Chan

CEO - Hang Seng Indexes Company Limited - Hong Kong LinkedIn

 

09:30 - 11:00

The Brady W. Dougan Grand Hall & Reception, G/F
 

 Robert Rubinstein (Moderator)Robert Rubinstein

Chairman - TBLI Group - Netherlands LinkedIn

 

Dorothy LamDorothy Lam

Co-Founder & Chief Catalyst - Dream Impact - Hong Kong LinkedIn 

Céline Chi Hae WongCeline chi hae wong

Global Group Strategy Operations - Jinko - China LinkedIn

Vivian Claire Liew Vivian Liew

Founding Director & CEO - Philanthropy Works - Singapore LinkedIn

 

Andy Ann andy ann

CEO - New Digital Noise - Hong Kong LinkedIn 

 

09:30 - 11:00

The Hong Kong Jockey Club Executive Classroom, LG/F
 

Marie Rosencratz (Moderator)Marie Rosencratz

Adjuct Associate Professor - HKUST - Hong Kong LinkedIn

 

Adeline TanAdeline Tan

Mercer - Wealth Business Leader - Hong Kong LinkedIn

 

Albert LaiAlbert Lai

CEO - Carbon Care Asia - Hong Kong LinkedIn

 

 

K.O. ChiaK.O. Chia

CIO - Grace Financial - Hong Kong LinkedIn

Pat-Nie Woopat nye woo

Partner - KPMG - Hong Kong LinkedIn 

09:30 - 11:00

The Wei Cai and Lan Xue Seminar Room, LG/F
 

Yukiko Oishi (Moderator)Yukiko Oishi

Founder - Gemstone Partners - Japan LinkedIn

 

Masahiro KatoMasahiro Kato small

 Head of Responsible Investment - Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking - Japan Bio

Shinya TsujimotoShinya Tsujimoto

CEO - Nippon Life Global Investors - Singapore LinkedIn

Juliette MacresyJuliette Macresy

Head of Greater China and South East Asia Markets - Vigeo Eiris - Hong Kong LinkedIn

 

 

 

09:30 - 11:00

The Merlin Lu Reading Room, LG/F
 

Dharisha Mirando (Moderator)Dharisha Mirando

Investor Engagement - China Water Risk - Hong Kong LinkedIn

 

Chen Zhu chen zhu

Co-Founder - Mana Impact Partners - Hong Kong LinkedIn

 

Slav W. HermanowiczSlav Hermanowicz

Professor, Associate Co-Director - Tsinghua Berkeley Shenzhen Institute - China LinkedIn

 

Candice Low Candice Low

Corporations and Supply Manager - CDP - Hong Kong LinkedIn

11:00 - 11:30

The Brady W. Dougan Grand Hall & Reception, G/F
 

 

 

 

11:30 - 13:00

The Tandean Rustandy MBA Classroom, LG/ F
 

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.

 

Francesca Camilla Bruno (Moderator) Francesca Camilla Bruno

Strategic Finance Advisor - Topan - Switzerland LinkedIn 

 

Karine HirnKarine Hirn

Partner - East Capital - Hong Kong Linkedin

 

Pierrick Balmain

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

 

Anton DyaduraAnton Dyadura

Founder - ESKA Capital - Ukraine LinkedIn

Simon HopkinsSimon Hopkins 600x600

CEO - Milltrust International - Singapore Bio

11:30 - 13:00

The Brady W. Dougan Grand Hall & Reception, G/F
 

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. 

 

Kim Neel Wyon (Moderator)Brian Tang

Senior Partner - Optiteam - Denmark LinkedIn

  

Keith AgoadaAgustin Martin Calmarza

Co-Founder - Producers Market - United States Linkedin

 

Matthew McGarveyMatthew McGarvey

Co-Founder/Partner - Xylem Capital - United States LinkedIn

 

Peter KennedyPeter Kennedy

Head of Agriculture and Water Impact Fund - CLSA - Singapore LinkedIn

 

Samuel Goldstein

Asia Business Development - Circular Systems - China LinkedIn

 

11:30-13:00

The Hong Kong Jockey Club Executive Classroom, LG/F
 

Julie Muraco (Moderator) Julie Muraco

Managing Partner - TBLI Group - US Linkedin

 

 

Tim ChanTim Chan

Senior Analyst, ESG Research and Integration - Manulife Investment Management - Hong Kong Linkedin

 

 

Nasrine GhozaliNasrine Ghozali

Chief Risk Officer - Oasis - Hong Kong - Linkedin

Pru BennetPru Benet

Head of Asia Pacific Corporate Governance and Responsible Investment - Blackrock - Australia Linkedin 

 

Kaoru Kobukobu kaoru

Research Analyst - Invesco - Japan Bio

 

11:30-13:00

The Wei Cai and Lan Xue Seminar Room, LG/F
 

Genevieve Hilton (Moderator)Genevieve Hilton

Head of Communications Asia Pacific - Lenovo - Hong Kong Linkedin

 

James PearsonJames Pearson

CEO - Pacific Risk Advisors - Hong Kong Linkedin

 

Priscilla LuPriscilla Lu

Managing Director – Sustainable Investments Alternatives-Asia, DWS – Hong Kong Bio

 

Michele LeungMichele Leung

Director, Client Coverage - Trucost - Hong Kong Linkedin

11:30-13:00

The Merlin Lu Reading Room, LG/F
 

Daniela Herrmann (Moderator) Daniela hermann

Chairman & Founder - Topan - Switzerland LinkedIn 

 

Justin ReynoldsJustin Reynolds

Founder - The Tashinga Partnership - Singapore LinkedIn  

Elaine NgElaine Ng

Executive Director - MSCI Inc. (Hong Kong) - Hong Kong LinkedIn

Katie Schmitz EulittKatie Schmitz Eulitt

Director - Investor Outreach - SASB(Sustainability Accounting Standards Board)- USA LinkedIn

Endre MárkosEndre Márkos

VP of Strategy - MioTech - Hong Kong - LinkedIn

13:00-13:45