SPI symposium

OMFIF’s Sustainable Policy Institute is convening a global network of key policy-makers, regulators, public and private sector investors and ESG experts for a two-day annual symposium on 29-30 September 2021. Events and discussions will cover the role of monetary policy, regulation and disclosure as well as address key practical challenges in driving greener financial markets to achieve net zero. The symposium will provide crucial insights into COP26 preparations, its results and consequent actions. It will enable participants to make their voices heard on an important agenda at this critical time and move the industry beyond words into action.

Hear from 30+ speakers from 12 central banks, including Banca d’Italia, Bank of England, Deutsche Bundesbank, Banco Central do Brasil, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas, and many other financial institutions, including Bank for International Settlements, World Bank, International Monetary Fund, United Nations, European Investment Bank, Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, International Finance Corporation.

 Some key topics of discussion will include:

  • Insights into COP26 and actions post COP26.
  • Policy, supervision, regulation and the role of central banks.
  • Scaling up sustainable capital markets and green assets.
  • Implementing ESG in reserves and asset management.
  • Data governance, metrics and solutions.
  • Beyond climate: developments in ESG technologies.
  • Green regulatory mandates and the G20.
  • Emerging markets’ role in fostering green finance.
  • Moving into action: EU, US and Asia Pacific approaches.

Have your voice heard and network with attendees and speakers

The symposium will be held on Swapcard, which allows attendees to:

  • Interact in live discussions by sending questions and participating in polls
  • Participate in forum discussions
  • Network with all other attendees and speakers by adding them as connections, sending private messages and arranging one-to-one meetings.

The SPI symposium is a unique opportunity for those interested and invested in ESG issues to have their voices heard and connect with influential players in this field.


Ignazio Visco


Banca d’Italia

Yannis Stournaras


Bank of Greece

Dr Sabine Mauderer

Member of the Executive Board

Deutsche Bundesbank

Sylvie Goulard

Deputy Governor

Banque de France

Martin Flodén

Deputy Governor


Serey Chea

Assistant Governor

National Bank of Cambodia

Chuchi Fonacier

Deputy Governor

Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP)

Gabriel Makhlouf


Central Bank of Ireland

Jingdong Hua

Vice-President and Treasurer

The World Bank Group


Adrian Orr


Reserve Bank of New Zealand


Mário Centeno


Banco de Portugal

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Eila Kreivi

Director, Head of Capital Markets Department

European Investment Bank


Wilhelm Mohn

Global Co-Head of Corporate Governance

Norges Bank Investment Management

Thorsten Meyer Larsen

Head of Reserve Management and Collateral

Danmarks Nationalbank

Irene Espinosa-Cantellano

Deputy Governor

Banco de México

Patrick Harker

Patrick Harker

President and Chief Executive Officer

Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

Jakob von Weizsäcker

Chief economist

German Federal Ministry of Finance in Germany

Sarah Breeden

Executive Director, Financial Stability Strategy and Risk and member of the Financial Policy Committee

Bank of England

Nathan Fabian

Chief Responsible Investment Officer



European Platform on Sustainable Finance

Ivan Faiella


Banca d’Italia

Margaret Kuhlow

Finance Practice Leader


Elizabeth Maruma Mrema

UN Assistant Secretary General & Executive Secretary

Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity


Patience Oniha


Nigeria Debt Management Office

Benedicte N. Nolens


BIS Innovation Hub, Hong Kong

Fabio Natalucci

Fabio Natalucci

Deputy Director

International Monetary Fund

Flora Chao

Global Head of Funding

International Finance Corporation

Thierry De Longuemar

Special Advisor

Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

Gilneu Francisco Astolfi Vivan

Head of Financial System Monitoring

Banco Central do Brasil


Peter Zöllner

Head of Banking Department,

Bank for International Settlements


Martin Spolc

Directorate-General for Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets

European Commission


Anne Simpson

Managing Investment Director



Lesly Goh

Senior Technology Advisor

World Bank

Herman Kamil

Head of Sovereign Debt Management Office

Ministry of Economy and Finance of Uruguay


Dr Simon Buckle

Head of Environment, Transitions & Resilience Division


Massamba Thioye

Manager, Regulatory Framework Implementation subdivision,
Mitigation division

UNFCCC secretariat

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Gábor Gyura

Head of Sustainable Finance

Central Bank of Hungary


Nicolas Mackel


Luxembourg for Finance


Xiaochen Zhang

Principal Manager – Federal Financial

Worldwide Public Sector

Amazon Web Services

Bo Li

Deputy Managing Director

International Monetary Fund

Nneka Chike-Obi

Director, Sustainable Finance

Fitch Ratings

More speakers to be announced

Register for the private breakout sessions:


Monetary policy and market neutrality

Climate risk and mitigation frameworks

Scaling up sustainable capital markets

ESG reserves, investment and asset management

Just transition, emerging markets and moving beyond the ‘E’ in ESG

Data metrics, ratings and disclosure

Event at a glance

  • Virtual two-day event

  • 30+ speakers from OMFIF’s global central banking community

  • Attendees drawn from policy-makers, investors and sustainability and ESG experts

  • Public panels and private roundtables

  • Exhibition stand area; open forums; bilateral meetings

  • Central banks reporting directly on monetary policy, investment, data metrics, disclosure and regulatory standards

  • Industry experts delivered the latest thought leadership


In partnership with SPI members:

Symposium supporters:

Become a partner

OMFIF’s SPI symposium provides an excellent platform for sponsors to showcase expertise and display leadership in their field, speaking to a global audience of public and private sector representatives. Sponsors of the symposium can engage with attendees in bespoke virtual exhibition stands and interact directly with speakers in private roundtables held during the conference.

If you would like to discuss SPI symposium partnership opportunities please contact spi@omfif.org.

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