Ian Learmonth

CEO – Clean Energy Finance Corporation

Ian Learmonth has more than 30 years’ experience as a financier and investor having worked on clean energy and major infrastructure projects internationally with  previous experience as an Executive Director of Macquarie Group for 12 years.

Sessions

  • C-Suite Panel Discussion: Investor action on climate change – Full Program

LinkedIn Profile

Sophia Cheng

Chief Investment Officer – Cathay Financial Holdings

Sophia Cheng is the Chief Investment Officer of Cathay Financial Holdings and teaches in National Taiwan University. She has nearly 30 years of experience in research and investment with the last position in sell side being the Chairman & Head of Equity Research of Merrill Lynch Taiwan.

Sessions

  • AIGCC Focus Session: CEO Panel Discussion – Full Program

LinkedIn Profile

Michael Salvatico

Head of Asia Pacific ESG Solutions at S&P Global Sustainable1

For over a decade, Michael has been providing sustainable solutions to investors, banks, corporates, governments and academics as well as ESG initiatives. Michael’s prior experience led him to be a part of the highly rated research team at Bank of America, Merrill Lynch where he was head of Emerging Markets quantitative analysis.

Sessions

  • IGCC Focus Session: Transparency & Disclosure – Full Program

LinkedIn Profile

Peter Chun

CEO – Unisuper

Peter Chun brings 30 years’ experience in financial services across both the retail and industry fund sectors. Prior to taking on the leadership role at Unisuper, he was held senior executive roles at Aware Super and Colonial First State.

Sessions

  • Mock Board Meeting – The Perfect Storm Pension Fund – Full Program

LinkedIn Profile

Sarah Barker

Partner and Head of Climate Risk Governance, Minter Ellison

Sarah Barker is regarded as one of the world’s foremost experts on climate change governance, finance and liability risks. Her clients include large Australian and international banks, superannuation funds, multi-national diversified mining and resources companies, government departments, treasury corporations and statutory authorities.

Sessions

  • IGCC Focus Session: Climate Litigation in Focus – Full Program

LinkedIn Profile

Matt Whineray

Chief Executive Officer – NZ Super Fund

Matt is responsible for general management of the Guardians of New Zealand Superannuation and of the New Zealand Superannuation Fund under delegation from the Board. He has previously developed the Fund’s climate change investment strategy, achieved risk allocation process and risk budget framework, along with the strengthening of the Guardians’ New Zealand and international direct investment capabilities.

Sessions

  • C-Suite Panel Discussion: Investor action on climate change –  Full Program

LinkedIn Profile

Mark Howden

Professor Mark Howden

Director – ANU Institute for Climate, Energy & Disaster Solutions

Mark has worked on climate variability, climate change and innovation issues for over 30 years. He was awarded the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize with Al Gore and others for his contribution to the IPCC’s Fifth Assessment Report with over 420 publications of different types.

Sessions

  • Future proofing investment: The latest IPCC climate science and physical risk – Full Program

LinkedIn Profile

Jane Hunter

Chief Executive Officer – Tritium DCFC Ltd

Jane is the CEO of Tritium, a global leader in fast DC chargers for electric vehicles. She previously worked for Boeing’s Phantom Works where she was responsible for developing the Loyal Wingman (Boeing’s Airpower Teaming System), a stealth and reconnaissance unmanned aerial vehicle.

Sessions

LinkedIn Profile

Andrew Gray

Director – ESG & Stewardship at Australian Super

Andrew Gray is responsible for implementing an ESG integration strategy for Australian Super’s investment portfolio. He joined the Fund in July 2011 as Senior Manager, Investments Governance. Prior to Australian Super, Andrew was Executive Director, Head of Environmental, Social & Governance Research at Goldman Sachs.

Sessions

  • IGCC Focus Session: Directors duties and board capabilities – Full Program

LinkedIn Profile

Julie Gorte

Senior Vice President – Sustainable Investing at Impax Asset Management

Julie Gorte is Senior Vice President for Sustainable Investing at Impax Asset Management. She oversees environmental, social and governance-related research on prospective and current investments. Julie serves on the boards of the Endangered Species Coalition, E4theFuture and Clean Production Action.

Sessions

  • IGCC Focus Session: Directors duties and board capabilities – Full Program

LinkedIn Profile

Ian Woods

Principal – Ian Woods Advisors

Ian Woods is one of Australia’s leading ESG experts. He was the co-founder of IGCC and was on the Coordinating Working Group of the Australian Sustainable Finance Initiative. Ian is also a member of the Chronos Sustainability International Network.

Sessions

  • IGCC Focus Session: Directors’ Duties and Board Capabilities – Full Program

LinkedIn Profile

Chris Newtown

Executive Director – IFM Investors

Chris manages a team of responsible investment specialists that work closely with our investment teams. He ensures responsible investment considerations are embedded in IFM Investors’ investment, asset management and reporting frameworks. Chris previously held roles at Transurban, Deloitte, the Office of the Treasurer of Victoria, ANZ and AMP.

Sessions

  • IGCC Focus Session: Directors’ Duties and Board Capabilities – Full Program

LinkedIn Profile

Dr. Peter Holt

General Manager – Energetics

Dr. Holt provides insights into the impact of climate change and develops frameworks to achieve emissions reductions, manage risks and create market-based solutions.

Sessions

  • IGCC Focus Session: Directors duties and board capabilities – Full Program

LinkedIn Profile

Rachel Teo

Managing Director and Head – Total Portfolio Sustainable Investing

Rachel Teo is Head of Total Portfolio Sustainable Investing in Economics & Investment Strategy Department. She is also a member of the Sustainability Committee in GIC. The team looks at long-term sustainability trends that have a material impact on the GIC total portfolio.

Sessions

LinkedIn Profile

Yoon Kim

Head of Global Client Services – Moody’s ESG Solutions

Yoon Kim is the Head of Global Client Services at Moody’s ESG Solutions. Yoon has worked with private and public sector entities to assess climate risks for nearly 15 years. She also worked with State of California ocean and coastal agencies to develop their Sector Plan for implementing Adaptation Strategy.

Sessions

LinkedIn Profile

Megan Flynn

Partner – Pollination

Megan has been at the forefront of corporate sustainability for over 15 years. She advises ASX100 companies on climate transformation, best practice governance and investment strategies. Megan led sustainability at Qantas Group, growing its commercial carbon offset program to be the largest of any airline in the world.

Sessions

LinkedIn Profile

Emily Chew

Chief Executive Officer – Conexus Financial

Emily Chew is responsible for overseeing Calvert’s Research and Engagement departments. She co-chairs the Morgan Stanley Investment Management Sustainability Council. Ms. Chew was previously Head of ESG Research and Integration for Manulife Investment Management in Hong Kong and Boston.

Sessions

LinkedIn Profile

Fiona Reynolds

Chief Executive Officer – Conexus Financial

Fiona Reynolds served as the CEO of the Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) for over nine years. She will join Conexus Financial as CEO starting in March 2022. Fiona was named one of the 20 most influential people in sustainability globally by Barron’s magazine.

Sessions

LinkedIn Profile

Anne-Marie Wun

Operating Partner, Sustainability – Temasek

Ann-Marie was previously Head of Asia Pacific impact investments at an UHNW single family office, focussing on growth stage equity investments in agri-food innovations and circular economy technologies.

Sessions

  • IGCC/AIGCC Focus Session: Investing in Natural Climate Solutions and the Circular Economy – Full Program

LinkedIn Profile

Liza McDonald

Head – Responsible Investment at Aware Super

Liza has over 20 years’ experience in the superannuation sector. She is a specialist and passionate advocate for Responsible Investments and Sustainable Finance. Liza represents Aware Super on a number of working groups and committees including  Global Investors for Sustainable Development Alliance (GISD).

Sessions

LinkedIn Profile

Gavin Power

Chief, Sustainable Development and International Affairs – PIMCO

Mr. Power was previously the deputy executive director of the United Nations Global Compact. He has held senior positions at Ketchum and Levi Strauss and worked as a financial journalist.

Sessions

LinkedIn Profile

Sophia Cheng

Chief Investment Officer – Cathay Financial Holdings

Sophia Cheng is the Chief Investment Officer of Cathay Financial Holdings and teaches in National Taiwan University. She has nearly 30 years of experience in research and investment with the last position in sell side being the Chairman & Head of Equity Research of Merrill Lynch Taiwan.

Sessions

  • AIGCC Focus Session: CEO Panel Discussion – Full Program

LinkedIn Profile

Michael Salvatico

Head of Asia Pacific ESG Solutions at S&P Global Sustainable1

For over a decade, Michael has been providing sustainable solutions to investors, banks, corporates, governments and academics as well as ESG initiatives. Michael’s prior experience led him to be a part of the highly rated research team at Bank of America, Merrill Lynch where he was head of Emerging Markets quantitative analysis.

Sessions

  • IGCC Focus Session: Transparency & Disclosure – Full Program

LinkedIn Profile

Peter Chun

CEO – Unisuper

Peter Chun brings 30 years’ experience in financial services across both the retail and industry fund sectors. Prior to taking on the leadership role at Unisuper, he was held senior executive roles at Aware Super and Colonial First State.

Sessions

  • Mock Board Meeting – The Perfect Storm Pension Fund – Full Program

LinkedIn Profile

Sarah Barker

Partner and Head of Climate Risk Governance, Minter Ellison

Sarah Barker is regarded as one of the world’s foremost experts on climate change governance, finance and liability risks. Her clients include large Australian and international banks, superannuation funds, multi-national diversified mining and resources companies, government departments, treasury corporations and statutory authorities.

Sessions

  • IGCC Focus Session: Climate Litigation in Focus – Full Program

LinkedIn Profile

Matt Whineray

Chief Executive Officer – NZ Super Fund

Matt is responsible for general management of the Guardians of New Zealand Superannuation and of the New Zealand Superannuation Fund under delegation from the Board. He has previously developed the Fund’s climate change investment strategy, achieved risk allocation process and risk budget framework, along with the strengthening of the Guardians’ New Zealand and international direct investment capabilities.

Sessions

  • C-Suite Panel Discussion: Investor action on climate change –  Full Program

LinkedIn Profile

Mark Howden

Professor Mark Howden

Director – ANU Institute for Climate, Energy & Disaster Solutions

Mark has worked on climate variability, climate change and innovation issues for over 30 years. He was awarded the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize with Al Gore and others for his contribution to the IPCC’s Fifth Assessment Report with over 420 publications of different types.

Sessions

  • Future proofing investment: The latest IPCC climate science and physical risk – Full Program

LinkedIn Profile

Jane Hunter

Chief Executive Officer – Tritium DCFC Ltd

Jane is the CEO of Tritium, a global leader in fast DC chargers for electric vehicles. She previously worked for Boeing’s Phantom Works where she was responsible for developing the Loyal Wingman (Boeing’s Airpower Teaming System), a stealth and reconnaissance unmanned aerial vehicle.

Sessions

LinkedIn Profile

Andrew Gray

Director – ESG & Stewardship at Australian Super

Andrew Gray is responsible for implementing an ESG integration strategy for Australian Super’s investment portfolio. He joined the Fund in July 2011 as Senior Manager, Investments Governance. Prior to Australian Super, Andrew was Executive Director, Head of Environmental, Social & Governance Research at Goldman Sachs.

Sessions

  • IGCC Focus Session: Directors duties and board capabilities – Full Program

LinkedIn Profile

Julie Gorte

Senior Vice President – Sustainable Investing at Impax Asset Management

Julie Gorte is Senior Vice President for Sustainable Investing at Impax Asset Management. She oversees environmental, social and governance-related research on prospective and current investments. Julie serves on the boards of the Endangered Species Coalition, E4theFuture and Clean Production Action.

Sessions

  • IGCC Focus Session: Directors duties and board capabilities – Full Program

LinkedIn Profile

Ian Wood

Principal – Ian Woods Advisors

Ian Woods is one of Australia’s leading ESG experts. He was the co-founder of IGCC and was on the Coordinating Working Group of the Australian Sustainable Finance Initiative. Ian is also a member of the Chronos Sustainability International Network.

Sessions

  • IGCC Focus Session: Directors’ Duties and Board Capabilities – Full Program

LinkedIn Profile

Chris Newtown

Executive Director – IFM Investors

Chris manages a team of responsible investment specialists that work closely with our investment teams. He ensures responsible investment considerations are embedded in IFM Investors’ investment, asset management and reporting frameworks. Chris previously held roles at Transurban, Deloitte, the Office of the Treasurer of Victoria, ANZ and AMP.

Sessions

  • IGCC Focus Session: Directors’ Duties and Board Capabilities – Full Program

LinkedIn Profile

Dr. Peter Holt

General Manager – Energetics

Dr. Holt provides insights into the impact of climate change and develops frameworks to achieve emissions reductions, manage risks and create market-based solutions.

Sessions

  • IGCC Focus Session: Directors duties and board capabilities – Full Program

LinkedIn Profile

Rachel Teo

Managing Director and Head – Total Portfolio Sustainable Investing

Rachel Teo is Head of Total Portfolio Sustainable Investing in Economics & Investment Strategy Department. She is also a member of the Sustainability Committee in GIC. The team looks at long-term sustainability trends that have a material impact on the GIC total portfolio.

Sessions

LinkedIn Profile

Yoon Kim

Head of Global Client Services – Moody’s ESG Solutions

Yoon Kim is the Head of Global Client Services at Moody’s ESG Solutions. Yoon has worked with private and public sector entities to assess climate risks for nearly 15 years. She also worked with State of California ocean and coastal agencies to develop their Sector Plan for implementing Adaptation Strategy.

Sessions

LinkedIn Profile

Megan Flynn

Partner – Pollination

Megan has been at the forefront of corporate sustainability for over 15 years. She advises ASX100 companies on climate transformation, best practice governance and investment strategies. Megan led sustainability at Qantas Group, growing its commercial carbon offset program to be the largest of any airline in the world.

Sessions

LinkedIn Profile

Emily Chew

Chief Executive Officer – Conexus Financial

Emily Chew is responsible for overseeing Calvert’s Research and Engagement departments. She co-chairs the Morgan Stanley Investment Management Sustainability Council. Ms. Chew was previously Head of ESG Research and Integration for Manulife Investment Management in Hong Kong and Boston.

Sessions

LinkedIn Profile

Fiona Reynolds

Chief Executive Officer – Conexus Financial

Fiona Reynolds served as the CEO of the Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) for over nine years. She will join Conexus Financial as CEO starting in March 2022. Fiona was named one of the 20 most influential people in sustainability globally by Barron’s magazine.

Sessions

LinkedIn Profile

Fiona Reynolds

Chief Executive Officer – Conexus Financial

Fiona Reynolds served as the CEO of the Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) for over nine years. She will join Conexus Financial as CEO starting in March 2022. Fiona was named one of the 20 most influential people in sustainability globally by Barron’s magazine.

Sessions

LinkedIn Profile

Liza McDonald

Head – Responsible Investment at Aware Super

Liza has over 20 years’ experience in the superannuation sector. She is a specialist and passionate advocate for Responsible Investments and Sustainable Finance. Liza represents Aware Super on a number of working groups and committees including  Global Investors for Sustainable Development Alliance (GISD).

Sessions

LinkedIn Profile