Featured Speakers

Robert Rubin - Speaker Portrait Robert E. Rubin

Co-Chairman Emeritus, Council on Foreign Relations and Former United States Secretary of the Treasury

Sarah Breeden - Speaker Portrait Sarah Breeden

Executive Director, International Banks Supervision, Bank of England

A meredith-adler-headshot Meredith Adler

Executive Director, Student Energy

A Namir Anani - Speaker Portrait Namir Anani

President and CEO, Information and Communications Technology Council

A vicki-arroyo-speaker-headshot Vicki Arroyo

Executive Director, Georgetown Climate Center

A Felicity Aston - Speaker Portrait Felicity Aston

Sustainability Advocate, Author, Former Antarctic Scientist

B Kehkashan Basu - Speaker Portrait Kehkashan Basu

Founder President, Green Hope Foundation

B Roxanna Benoit - Speaker Portrait Roxanna Benoit

Vice President, Public Affairs and Communications, Enbridge

B Brent Bergeron - Speaker Portrait Brent Bergeron

EVP, Corporate Affairs & Sustainability, Goldcorp Inc.

B Pete Bethune - Speaker Portrait Pete Bethune

“Captain Planet”, Engineer, Skipper, Conservationist

B Mike Biddle - Speaker Portrait Mike Biddle

Managing Director, Evok Innovations

B Sarah Breeden - Speaker Portrait Sarah Breeden

Executive Director, International Banks Supervision, Bank of England

B Mark Brownstein - Speaker Portrait Mark Brownstein

Vice President, Climate and Energy, Environmental Defense Fund

B Carl Burlock - Speaker Portrait Carl Burlock

Senior Vice-President and Global Head Financing and International Growth Capital, EDC

C Lynelle Cameron - Speaker Portrait Lynelle Cameron

VP, Sustainability, Autodesk and CEO, Autodesk Foundation

C Rob Campbell - Speaker Portrait Rob Campbell

CCO, Ballard Power Systems

C jim-carr-headshot The Honourable Jim Carr

Minister of Natural Resources, Government of Canada

C Eugene Chien - Speaker Portrait Eugene Chien

President and Board Chairman, Taiwan Institute for Sustainable Energy

C albert-cho-speakerportrait Albert Cho

Vice President, Strategy and Business Development, Xylem Inc.

C Angela Churie Kallhauge - Speaker Portrait Angela Churie Kallhauge

Head, Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition Secretariat and Senior Climate Change Specialist, The World Bank Group

C paul-clements-hunt-headshot Paul Clements-Hunt

Founder, The Blended Capital Group

C Sébastien Corbeil - Speaker Portrait Sébastien Corbeil

President and CEO, CelluForce

C Anthony Cox - Speaker Portrait Anthony Cox

Director, Environment Directorate, OECD

C Michael Crothers - Speaker Portrait Michael Crothers

President and Country Chair, Shell Canada

D roger-dallantonia-headshot Roger Dall’Antonia

President and CEO, FortisBC

D Lisa DeMarco - Speaker Portrait Lisa DeMarco

Senior Partner, DeMarco Allan LLP

D Michael Denham - Speaker Portrait Michael Denham

President and CEO, Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC)

D Arlene Dickinson - Speaker Portrait Arlene Dickinson

CEO, Venture Communications

D patsy-doerr-headshot Patsy Doerr

Global Head, Corporate Responsibility & Inclusion, Thomson Reuters

D Janet Drysdale - Speaker Portrait Janet Drysdale

Vice-President Corporate Development and Sustainability, CN

D mafalda-duarte-headshot Mafalda Duarte

Manager, Climate Investment Funds (CIF)

E Rebekah Eggers - Speaker Portrait Rebekah Eggers

Global Water Leader, Watson IoT, IBM

E Stewart Elgie - Speaker Portrait Stewart Elgie

Smart Prosperity Co-chair, Professor of Law and Economics, University of Ottawa

F tim-faveri-headshot Tim Faveri

Vice President, Sustainability and Shared Value, Maple Leaf Foods Inc.

F Zach Ferdaña - Speaker Portrait Zach Ferdaña

Senior Program Manager, The Nature Conservancy

F Steven Fish - Speaker Portrait Steven Fish

Founder and CEO, ESG Ledger

F Don Forgeron - Speaker Portrait Don Forgeron

President and CEO, Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC)

F jackie-forrest-headshot Jackie Forrest

Director of Research, ARC Energy Research Institute

F Shaun Frankson - Speaker Portrait Shaun Frankson

Co-founder & Chief Strategist, The Plastic Bank

F julio-friedmann-headshot-2 Julio Friedmann

Distinguished Associate, Energy Futures Initiative

G Louis Gagnon - Speaker Portrait Louis Gagnon

President, Canadian Operations, Intact Financial Corporation

G Annemarie Gockel - Speaker Portrait Annemarie Gockel

Director of Educational Content for the Mind What Matters (TM) workplace training program, Camp Still Meditation Inc.

G Dr. Maryam Golnaraghi - Speaker Portrait Dr. Maryam Golnaraghi

Director, Extreme Events and Climate Risks Program, The Geneva Association

G Kate Gordon - Speaker Portrait Kate Gordon

Senior Advisor, The Paulson Institute

G Michelle Grady - Speaker Portrait Michelle Grady

Senior Vice President, Production, Sony Pictures Imageworks

G Iain Gulland - Speaker Portrait Iain Gulland

CEO, Zero Waste Scotland

H Beth Hardy - Speaker Portrait Beth Hardy

Vice-President, Strategy and Stakeholder Relations, International CCS Knowledge Centre

H Neil Hawkins - Speaker Portrait Neil Hawkins

Corporate Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer, The Dow Chemical Company

H Gord Hicks - Speaker Portrait Gord Hicks

Chief Executive Officer, BGIS

H Andrew J. Hoffman - Speaker Portrait Andrew Hoffman

Holcim (US) Professor of Sustainable Enterprise, Ross School of Business/SEAS, University of Michigan

H Ryan Holmes - Speaker Portrait Ryan Holmes

CEO, Hootsuite Inc.

H matt-horton-headshot Matt Horton

Chief Commercial Officer, Proterra

I Dune Ives - Speaker Portrait Dune Ives

Executive Director, Lonely Whale

I John Izzo Speaker Headshot John Izzo


J Scott Jacobs - Speaker Portrait Scott Jacobs

CEO and Co-Founder, Generate Capital

J Kirsten James - Speaker Portrait Kirsten James

Director, California Policy and Partnerships, Ceres

J Marleen Janssen Groesbeek - Speaker Portrait Marleen Janssen Groesbeek

Professor in Sustainable Finance and Accounting, Avans University of Applied Sciences, Netherlands

J Tim Jarvis - Speaker Portrait Tim Jarvis

Environmental Scientist, Author and Explorer

J Henrik Jeppesen - Speaker Portrait Henrik Jeppesen

Head of Investor Outreach, North America, Carbon Tracker

J Helle Bank Jorgensen - Speaker Portrait Helle Bank Jorgensen

CEO, B. Accountability and President, Global Compact Network Canada

J tim-juliani-headshot Tim Juliani

Director of Corporate Engagement and Sustainability, Edison Energy

K Erika Karp - Speaker Portrait Erika Karp

Founder and CEO of Cornerstone Capital Inc.

K Jane Kearns - Speaker Portrait Jane Kearns

Senior Advisor, MaRS Cleantech

K David Keith - Speaker Portrait David Keith

Professor of Applied Physics, Harvard’s School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and Professor of Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School and Founder at Carbon Engineering

K Zoë Knight - Speaker Portrait Zoë Knight

Managing Director & Group Head, HSBC Centre of Sustainable Finance

K Susan L. Koch - Speaker Portrait Susan L. Koch

Chief Financial Officer, Carbon Engineering Ltd.

L Phillippe Lacamp - Speaker Portrait Philippe Lacamp

SVP of Americas, Cathay Pacific Airways

L Kenn Lalonde - Speaker Portrait Kenn Lalonde

Executive Vice President, Insurance, TD Bank Group and President and CEO, TD Insurance

L Leah Lawrence - Speaker Portrait Leah Lawrence

President and CEO, Sustainable Development Technology Canada

L Drummond Lawson - Speaker Portrait Drummond Lawson

Director, Social and Environmental Sustainability, Arc’teryx Equipment, Inc.

L bryna-lipper-headshot Bryna Lipper

Chief Resilience Advisor and Senior Vice President, 100 Resilient Cities (Rockefeller Foundation)

L Bob Litterman - Speaker Portrait Robert Litterman

Chairman, Risk Committee and Founding Partner, Kepos Capital

L Simon Lonsdale - Speaker Portrait Simon Lonsdale

Chief Strategy Officer, ChargePoint

L John Loughhead - Speaker Portrait John Loughhead

Chief Scientific Adviser, BEIS

L Marcelo Lu Headshot Marcelo Lu

President, BASF Canada

M The Honourable Sergio Marchi - Speaker Portrait The Honourable Sergio Marchi

President and Chief Executive Officer, Canadian Electricity Association

M Ellen Martin - Speaker Portrait Ellen Martin

Vice President, Impact and Strategic Initiatives, Closed Loop Partners

M Nicole Martin - Speaker Portrait Nicole Martin

Senior Director, Sustainable Finance, S&P Global Ratings

M Liz Maw - Speaker Portrait Liz Maw

CEO, Net Impact

M Serge Mayaka - Speaker Portrait Serge Mayaka

Founder and Managing Principal, Impact Capitalyst

M Patricia McCarney - Speaker Portrait Patricia McCarney

President and CEO, World Council on City Data (WCCD)

M Velma McColl - Speaker Portrait Velma McColl

Principal, Earnscliffe Strategy Group

M Ian G. McKay - Speaker Portrait Ian G. McKay

CEO, Vancouver Economic Commission

M The Honourable Catherine McKenna - Speaker Portrait The Honourable Catherine McKenna

Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Government of Canada

M Andree-Lise Methot - Speaker Portrait Andrée-Lise Méthot

Founder and Managing Partner, Cycle Capital Management

M Gwen Migita - Speaker Portrait Gwen Migita

Chief Sustainability Officer and VP Social Impact, Caesars Entertainment

M David Miller - Speaker Portrait David Miller

North American Director, C40 Climate Leadership Group

M Lorraine Mitchelmore - Speaker Portrait Lorraine Mitchelmore

President and CEO, Field Upgrading and Co-chair, Smart Prosperity

M Cristina Mittermeier - Speaker Portrait Cristina Mittermeier

Photographer, speaker and explorer for National Geographic, Founder and President, SeaLegacy

M andrea-moffat-headshot Andrea Moffat

Vice President, Ivey Foundation

M marcia-moffat-headshot Marcia Moffat

Managing Director, Head of Canada, BlackRock Canada

M Greg Moore - Speaker Portrait Greg Moore

Mayor, City of Port Coquitlam and Chair, Metro Vancouver Board of Directors

M alexis-morgan-speaker-headshot Alexis Morgan

Lead, Water Stewardship, WWF International

M kevin-moss-headshot Kevin Moss

Global Director of Sustainable Business, World Resources Institute (WRI)

N Hana Narvaez - Speaker Portrait Hana Hosi Narváez Bautista

Architect, Stefano Boeri Architetti

N Paul Nicklen - Speaker Portrait Paul Nicklen

Photographer, Filmmaker and Marine Biologist

N Derek Nighbor - Speaker Portrait Derek Nighbor

CEO, Forest Products Association of Canada

O John Ortiz - Speaker Portrait John Ortiz

Director, Product Stewardship, HP

O Henk Ovink - Speaker Portrait Henk Ovink

Special Envoy for International Water Affairs, Kingdom of the Netherlands and Principal, Rebuild by Design

P Nicholas Parker - Speaker Portrait Nicholas Parker

Chairman, Global Acceleration Partners

P Michelle Patron - Speaker Portrait Michelle Patron

Director of Sustainability Policy, Microsoft

P Laurel Peacock - Speaker Portrait Laurel Peacock

Senior Sustainability Manager, NRG Energy, Inc.

P Gerard Peets Gerard Peets

Director General, Smart Cities Challenge, Infrastructure Canada

P Emily Penn - Speaker Portrait Emily Penn

Expedition Leader, Skipper, Artist, Ocean Advocate

P Sandra Phillips - Speaker Portrait Sandra Phillips

CEO and Shared Mobility Architect, movmi Shared Transportation Services

R Mayor Gregor Robertson - Speaker Portrait Mayor Gregor Robertson

Mayor of Vancouver, Canada

R nick-robins-headshot Nick Robins

Co-Director, Inquiry into the Design of a Sustainable Financial System, UNEP

R Kerstin Rock - Speaker Portrait Kerstin Rock

Senior VP Operations, LO3 Energy

R peter-ross-headshot Peter Ross

Vice President, Research, Ocean Wise Conservation Association

R Minto Roy - Speaker Portrait Minto Roy

Managing Partner, Social Print Paper and Senior Partner, Royal Printers

R Robert Rubin - Speaker Portrait Robert E. Rubin

Co-Chairman Emeritus, Council on Foreign Relations and Former United States Secretary of the Treasury

S noah-sabich-headshot2 Noah Sabich

Director, Cimbria Capital

S Josh Sawislak - Speaker Portrait Josh Sawislak

Global Director of Resilience, AECOM

S Yalmaz Siddiqui - Speaker Portrait Yalmaz Siddiqui

Vice President, Corporate Sustainability, MGM Resorts International

S Anni Sinnemäki - Speaker Portrait Anni Sinnemäki

Deputy Mayor, City of Helsinki

S Merran Smith - Speaker Portrait Merran Smith

Executive Director, Clean Energy Canada; Fellow, Simon Fraser University’s Centre for Dialogue

S chris-stclair-headshot Chris St. Clair

On Air Presenter, The Weather Network

S Andrea Stairs - Speaker Portrait Andrea Stairs

General Manager, eBay Canada and Latin America

S Wayne Stensby - Speaker Portrait Wayne Stensby

Managing Director, Electricity, ATCO

S craig-stewart-headshot Craig Stewart

VP, Federal Affairs, Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC)

S coro-strandberg-headshot Coro Strandberg

President, Strandberg Consulting

S Nelson Switzer - Speaker Portrait Nelson Switzer

Vice President & Chief Sustainability Officer, Nestle Waters North America

S Annette Synowiec - Speaker Portrait Annette Synowiec

Manager of Business Operations and Change Initiatives, Solid Waste Management Services Division, City of Toronto

T Rives Taylor - Speaker Portrait Rives Taylor

Regional Sustainability Leader, Principal, Gensler

T Rob Threlkeld Rob Threlkeld

Global Manager of Renewable Energy, General Motors (GM)

T Terzah Tippin Poe - Speaker Portrait Terzah Tippin Poe

Lecturer, Harvard University

U Sally Uren - Speaker Portrait Sally Uren, OBE

Chief Executive Officer, Forum for the Future

V laszlo-varro-headshot László Varró

Chief Economist, International Energy Agency

V Swami Venkataraman - Speaker Portrait Swami Venkataraman

Senior Vice President, Moody’s Investors Service

V Annette Verschuren - Speaker Portrait Annette Verschuren

Chair and CEO, NRStor Incorporated

v Boris von Bormann - Speaker Portrait Boris von Bormann

CEO, Mercedes-Benz Energy Americas

W Charlene Wall-Warren - Speaker Portrait Charlene Wall-Warren

Sustainability Director, BASF

W mike-wallace-headshot Mike Wallace

Managing Director, BrownFlynn

W Léon Wijnands - Speaker Portrait Léon Wijnands

Global Head of Sustainability, ING

W jon-williams-headshot Jon Williams

Partner, Sustainability and Climate Change, PwC

Z Martin Zablocki - Speaker Portrait Martin Zablocki

President and Chief Executive Officer, Canadian Commercial Corporation

Z Ethan Zindler - Speaker Portrait Ethan Zindler

Head of Americas, Bloomberg New Energy Finance

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