Networking Cocktail Reception




Opening Keynote

David FernandezDave Fernandez

Professor of Finance (Practice) Director - Sim Kee Boon Institute for Financial Economics - Singapore


Workshop B2: How to identify Climate Risks and Opportunities

Anja Ludzuweit (Moderator)

Director Business Development - Carbon Delta - Switzerland Linkedin 


Matthias Fawer0

Senior ESG & Analyst - Vontobel Asset Management - Switzerland Linkedin


Rosemary De VosRosemary De Vos

Owner and Director - Field Forest Ocean Ltd - UK Linkedin



 Viola LutzViola Lutz

Head of Investor Relations - ISS - Switzerland Linkedin


Gerhard WagnerWagner Gerhard

Head of Sustainable Investments - Swisscanto - Switzerland - Linkedin


Workshop A1: Gender-Smart Impact Investing

The rapidly-emerging field of Gender-Smart Impact Investing has generated a lot of chatter over the past year. Our panelists will provide actionable insights for investors wondering what all the buzz is about:  What is Gender-Smart, and how does it apply to Impact Investing more broadly? Where is capital already moving, and where are the gaps? How can investors and capital allocators utilize Gender-Smart lenses to recognize opportunities to generate impact and return across geographies, sectors, and asset classes?


Julianne Zimmerman (Moderator)Julianne Zimmerman

Managing Director - Reinventure Capital - US Linkedin



Christine BamfordChristine Bamford

Co-founder- Women's Coin - UK Linkedin




Antje BiberAntje biber

Managing Partner - FERI Trust GmbH - Germany Linkedin



Myriam de GrijsMDG small

Company Engagement Officer, Access to Medicine Foundation - The Netherlands Linkedin


Dr. Marta RaMarta Ra

Founding Member - Women in Sustainable Finance(WISF), Senior Client Advisor-Globalance Bank- Switzerland Linkedin


Workshop D2: Agriculture

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.


Roger Frank (Moderator)Roger frank

Co-founder - Innovare Advisors - France Linkedin



Keith Agoada

Co-Founder - Producer Markets - USA Linkedin



 Lisa DysonLisa Dyson

CEO - Kiverdi - USA Linkedin



Craig CourtneyCraig courtney

Senior Advisor - The Global Development Incubator - Switzerland Linkedin


Workshop A5: Investor Salon - The Captive Japanese Market for Renewable Energy

In collaboration with WMNexus, we will host a pitch session for Impact Funds in front of asset owners. This session will be invitation only.




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


Workshop A4 - Emerging Markets

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.

Julie Muraco (Moderator)Julie Muraco 

CEO - TBLI Group - United States Linkedin 


Thomas HoferThomas Hofer

Client Relationship and Development Finance Manager - Symbiotics SA - Switzerland Linkedin


Merit Al-SayedMerit Al sayed

Strategic Projects Implementation Manager - Arab African International Bank - Egypt Linkedin


Timothy Gochertimothy gocher

Founder & CEO - Dolma Impact Fund - Linkedin


Caroline van DullemenCaroline van dulleman

Director Research - BluePrint Pension Services - Linkedin  


Workshop A2: SEIF Awards 2019 Tech for Impact: Finalists’ Pitch Round

Meet the selected finalists of the seif Awards 2019, the biggest business plan competition in Europe for impact driven entrepreneurs with a focus on Tech for Impact. Attend the pitch round and get introduced to aspiring startups in Europe who make use of technology to tackle social and environmental challenges. 


Workshop C2 - Critical of Measurement - Does ESG analysis provide insight?

Daniela Herrmann (Moderator)Daniela Herrmann 2

Chairman & Founder - Topan AG - Switzerland Linkedin 



Marion VerlesMarion Verles

CEO - The Gold Standard Foundation  - Switzerland Linkedin


Matthias MullerMatthias Muller

VP Strategy and Innovation - SustainOnline - Switzerland Linkedin




Angelica Lips da Cruz Angelica Lips da cruz

CEO and Founder - INNORBIS - Sweden Linkedin



Jonathan NelsonJonathan Nelson

Head of Research - Cglytics - Netherlands Linkedin