ESG & Climate Risk Summit Europe 2023

Delivering practical takeaways and driving best practices in ESG and climate risk management to achieve improved market confidence, brand reputation and higher shareholder value.

Where ESG risk leaders connect, exchange ideas and make vital steps towards the new future of finance

ESG is seeing massive money inflows due to the growing importance of climate action. With global ESG assets expected to reach $53 trillion by 2025, many are searching for ways to better analyze and improve how their business and their investments perform when it comes to impact-investment decision making.​

The event will gather senior risk management and investment strategy decision makers from asset managers, hedge funds, life insurance firms, pension funds and investment banks in the UK and Europe online, guaranteeing that you gain new ideas, new connections and a new perspective on ESG risk management and climate risk.

ESG investments and Net Zero goals

The current headwind for ESG investments and Net Zero goals

Recession and economic downturn

How will this impact investors’ appetite for ESG investments?

Navigating regulatory requirements and expectations

Including disclosure requirements; stress testing requirements 

Investors Debate

Keys to designing green portfolios. Asset allocation. Divest or not divest?

Measuring Climate Risk and ESG

Analytics/ data/ ways of measuring climate risk and ESG. Models: what works and what doesn’t?

Climate promises

Practical implementation and delivering on climate promises in your organisation

Transition Finance

Using Transition Finance as a key to getting to the Net Zero targets

Capital requirements

Addressing capital requirements over climate risk

Biodiversity

Looking beyond climate: focus on biodiversity etc

Nick Stansbury

Head of climate solutions

Legal & General Investment Management

Nasreen Kasenally

Chief risk officer, asset management and sustainability, Emea

UBS

Nasreen Kasenally is the global chief risk officer and head of sustainability risk at UBS Asset Management. She is a senior risk professional with over 20 years of experience mostly at UBS covering investment banking, asset and wealth management. In her role as chief risk officer, Kasenally is responsible for all financial risks within UBS Asset Management globally and in all the business divisions of UBS Group in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Within sustainability, she has the oversight of the risks across the group and leads the engagement and positioning to deliver the firm’s purpose and values with regards to sustainability.

Christian Kjaer

Head of liquid markets

ATP

Christian Kjær is Senior Vice President and ATP’s Head of Liquid Markets, an in-house risk-balanced multi-asset investment team with overall responsibility for the liquid part of ATP’s investment portfolio. He is a member of the investment committee, the committee for social responsibility and the corporate governance forum within ATP. Christian has previously held responsibility for global equities, inflation and volatility in ATP which he joined in 2015 as Portfolio Manager.

 

Prior to joining ATP Christian was Head of Inflation Trading in Nordea Markets. Before that he held positions in the Insurance and Pension Solutions Group at Credit Suisse, the Institutional Solutions group at Nordea Markets and Mckinsey & Company

 

Christian holds a M.Sc in Economics and a Ph.D in Economics (Game Theory) from the University of Aarhus, Denmark

 

In his spare time, Christian enjoys hanging out with his family and loves taking his race bike for a spin in the countryside

 

Lakshmi Murthy

Global lead, climate risk, ESG and sustainability analytics

Credit Suisse

Lakshmi Murthy is the Global lead for Climate Risk Strategy and ESG Analytics at Credit Suisse.

 

She is an experienced Financial Services leader with a passion for building scalable data-enabled products to solve business problems using advanced analytics.

 

Lakshmi has a Master’s degree in Computer Science from India, and an Master’s degree in Business Analytics from NYU Stern School of Business

Will Hadfield

Investing editor

Risk.net

Will Hadfield runs the investing team for Risk.net, overseeing coverage of hedge funds, conventional asset managers and insurance companies. He previously covered market structure for Bloomberg News in London, both as a reporter and an editor. He studied history at the University of Durham and speaks French.

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