Virtual panel   Virtual   
  Thu 26 Nov 2020 10:00 - 11:45

Covid-19 has dramatically shifted how we view sustainability and climate change challenges, particularly with regard to infrastructure. In partnership with the British Embassy in Madrid, OMFIF convenes a panel discussion on the role of government and policy makers in building green infrastructure as well as the latest financing opportunities and trends.

Panelists:
The Rt Hon. The Lord Mayor of London, William Russell
Hugh Elliott, UK Ambassador to Spain
Jose Maria Roldan, Chairman and CEO, Spanish Banking Association
Raul Rosales, Senior Executive Fellow, Centre for Climate Finance and Investment, Imperial College Business School
Mike Zehetmayr, Partner, Capital Markets Technology and Sustainable Finance Leader, EY
Esteban Abad, Partner, Three Hills Capital Partners
Carlos Sánchez, Director, Climate Resilience Investment, Willis Towers Watson
Raffaele Della Croce, Senior Economist, G20/OECD Taskforce on Long-Term Financing, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
Matthew Jordan-Tank, Director, Head of Sustainable Infrastructure Policy & Project Preparation, European Bank for Development and Reconstruction
Felipe Martinez, Board Director for Spain and Mexico, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

Timings: 
10:00-11:45 (London)
18:00-19:45 (Singapore)
5:00-6:45 (New York)

Agenda:

10:00-10:10 – Opening remarks

Speaker: The Rt Hon. The Lord Mayor of London, William Russell

10:10-10:45 – Panel discussion on the role of governments and policy makers in building green infrastructure

  • Stress testing infrastructure to plan against hidden climate challenges
  • Best practice in creating resilience frameworks and safeguarding assets
  • Supporting the development of climate investment tools

Speakers:

  • Raffaele Della Croce, Senior Economist, G20/OECD Taskforce on Long-Term Financing, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
  • Raul Rosales, Senior Executive Fellow, Centre for Climate Finance and Investment, Imperial College Business School
  • Mike Zehetmayr, Partner, Capital Markets Technology and Sustainable Finance Leader, EY
  • Matthew Jordan-Tank, Director, Head of Sustainable Infrastructure Policy & Project Preparation, European Bank for Development and Reconstruction

Moderator: Danae Kyriakopoulou, Head of Research and Chief Economist, OMFIF

10:45-11:45 – Panel discussion on Green infrastructure financing: main investment trends and attractiveness 

  • Role of banks, utilities and equity sponsors in financing green infrastructure
  • Establishing a secondary market for green infrastructure: the role of institutional investors
  • Unlocking investment and financing for green innovation and energy efficiency
  • Case study: Successful climate-ready infrastructure project

Speakers:

  • Carlos Sánchez, Director, Climate Resilience Investment, Willis Towers Watson
  • Jose Maria Roldan, Chairman and CEO, Spanish Banking Association
  • Esteban Abad, Partner, Three Hills Capital Partners
  • Felipe Martinez, Board Director for Spain and Mexico, European Bank for Development and Reconstruction

11:45-11:55 – Closing remarks

Speaker: HE Hugh Elliott, UK Ambassador to Spain

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