Featured Speakers

Robert Rubin - Speaker Portrait Robert 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 vicki-arroyo-speaker-headshot Vicki Arroyo

Executive Director, Georgetown Climate Center

B Sarah Barker - Speaker Portrait Sarah Barker

Special Counsel, Minter Ellison

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

C Lynelle Cameron - Speaker Portrait Lynelle Cameron

VP, Sustainability, Autodesk and CEO, Autodesk Foundation

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 paul-clements-hunt-headshot Paul Clements-Hunt

Founder, The Blended Capital Group

C Michael Crothers - Speaker Portrait Michael Crothers

President and Country Chair, Shell Canada

D benoit-daignault-headshot Benoit Daignault

President and CEO, Export Development 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 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

F tim-faveri-headshot Tim Faveri

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

F Steven Fish - Speaker Portrait Steven Fish

CEO, Consensas

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 emma-gilchrist-speaker-headshot Emma Gilchrist

Editor-In-Chief, DeSmog Canada

G Kate Gordon - Speaker Portrait Kate Gordon

Senior Advisor, The Paulson Institute

G bibop-gresta-headshot Bibop Gresta

Chairman & Co-Founder, Hyperloop Transportation Technologies Inc.

G grossman-marcy-headshot Marcy Grossman

Executive Director, Branding & Marketing, Invest in Canada Hub Transition Team, Global Affairs Canada

H Neil Hawkins - Speaker Portrait Neil Hawkins

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

H matt-horton-headshot Matt Horton

Chief Commercial Officer, Proterra

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 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 zoe-knight-headshot Zoe Knight

Managing Director & Group Head, Centre of Sustainable Finance, HSBC

L leah-lawrence-headshot Leah Lawrence

President and CEO, Sustainable Development Technology Canada

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 john-loughhead-headshot John Loughhead

Chief Scientific Advisor, Department for Business Energy and Climate Change, United Kingdom

L Marcelo Lu Headshot Marcelo Lu

President, BASF Canada

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 The Honourable Catherine McKenna - Speaker Portrait The Honourable Catherine McKenna

Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Government of Canada

M David Miller - Speaker Portrait David Miller

North American Director, C40 Climate Leadership Group

M andrea-moffat-headshot Andrea Moffat

Vice President, Ivey Foundation

M marcia-moffat-headshot Marcia Moffat

Managing Director, Head of Canada, BlackRock Canada

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

O Henk Ovink - Speaker Portrait Henk Ovink

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

P mari-pantsar-headshot Mari Pantsar

Director, Carbon-Neutral Circular Economy, Sitra

P nicholas-parker-headshot Nicholas Parker

Founding Managing Partner, Global Acceleration Partners Inc.

P Michelle Patron - Speaker Portrait Michelle Patron

Director of Sustainability Policy, Microsoft

P Gerard Peets Gerard Peets

Director General, Smart Cities Challenge, Infrastructure Canada

P ashley-pilipiszyn-speakerportrait Ashley Pilipiszyn

Blockchain Technology & Machine Learning for Grid Integration Researcher, SLAC/Stanford University

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 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 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 elizabeth-sheehan-headshot Elizabeth Sheehan

President, Climate Smart

S Yalmaz Siddiqui - Speaker Portrait Yalmaz Siddiqui

Vice President, Corporate Sustainability, MGM Resorts International

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 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

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)

U Sally Uren - Speaker Portrait Sally Uren

Chief Executive Officer, Forum for the Future

V laszlo-varro-headshot László Varró

Chief Economist, International Energy Agency

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 jon-williams-headshot Jon Williams

Partner, Sustainability and Climate Change, PwC

Z Ethan Zindler - Speaker Portrait Ethan Zindler

Head of Americas, Bloomberg New Energy Finance

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