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Jersey | 06. 08. 2020

2020 Online Green & Sustainable Finance Forum

The Green & Sustainable Finance Forum will explore the role of the finance sector in shifting capital to assets with low carbon intensities.

2020-08-06 09:00:00 2020-08-06 12:00:00 Europe/London 2020 Online Green & Sustainable Finance Forum Online Classroom Live BPP Events events@bpp.com
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Overview

The 2020 Online Green & Sustainable Finance Forum, will take place online on 06 August 2020. The event is delivered via Adobe Connect, an award-winning online learning environment.

The Crown Dependencies’ flagship Green and Sustainable Finance event will explore the role of the finance sector in shifting capital to assets with low carbon intensities.

Topics will range from reviewing how global green finance solutions can contribute to climate change mitigation to examining the future policy trajectory for sustainable finance investing. This contemporary event will enable delegates to hear from a range of local and off-island industry experts in the field of green and sustainable finance. The event will welcome industry-expert speakers from the advisory and legal sectors specialising in financial services and in particular, sustainable finance.

Pricing & discounts

Price: £195

We offer the following discounts for this event:

  • 10% for BPP loyalty scheme members
2020-08-06 09:00:00 2020-08-06 12:00:00 Europe/London 2020 Online Green & Sustainable Finance Forum Online Classroom Live JIBS Events bookings@jerseyibs.com
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Event Schedule

Sign into the online classroom

08:30 – 09:00

Chairman Introductions

Chris Usher, Managing Director (Jersey) of BPP CI

09:00 - 09:30

Climate change and the financial sector

09:15 - 09:50
Plus

2020 – The Year of Responsible Investing

Nic Spicer FFA CFA, UK Head of Investments at PortfolioMetrix

09:50 - 10:25
  • What is it?
  • What’s driving it?
  • What does the future for it look like?

Refreshment break

10:25 - 10:45

Jersey’s (and the CDs’) position in the global sustainable finance system

Tom Wherry, Head of European Relations at the Government of Jersey

10:45 - 11:20
Plus

A review of the current European sustainable finance landscape’

Conor Holland, Director, ESG Asset Management at KPMG Ireland

11:20 - 11:55
  • EU Sustainable Finance plan – what is in it and how important is it?
  • Who is impacted by the sustainability related regulatory developments?
  • What are the key differences for corporate entities and financial market participants?
  • What do you need to do now to prepare?

Chairman Closing address

Chris Usher, Managing Director (Jersey) of BPP CI

11:55 - 12:00
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Event Speakers

Chris Usher 400 X 400

Chris Usher

Managing Director (Jersey) of BPP CI

Chris has over 20 years’ experience in international financial services, working both in the UK and offshore, for major financial institutions such as Barclays Wealth and Santander.

Formerly an International Investment Manager he advised both individuals and corporate entities on complex investment scenarios. He now specialises in delivering training in investment management, taxation and regulatory matters in international finance centres around the world.

Chris is a specialist chairman of a number of high-profile events, including conferences such as the Annual Compliance & Economic Crime Symposium and the International Taxation Conference. As an expert in the financial crime risks posed to international offshore financial centres, Chris was invited to speak at the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS) conference on the topic of ‘Understanding the Criminal Vulnerabilities of Offshore Products and Services’.

400X400 Nic Spencer

Nic Spicer FFA CFA

UK Head of Investments at PortfolioMetrix

Nic is UK head of investments for PortfolioMetrix, looking after UK client portfolios. He is a member of PortfolioMetrix’s global investment committee and, as well as being deeply involved in asset allocation, he spearheads PortfolioMetrix’s fund selection process in the UK. He is also a member of PortfolioMetrix’s global strategy committee.

Based in London, Nic is an actuary, a CFA® charterholder and graduated with distinction from the University of the Witwatersrand with a Bachelor of Science (Hons). He has over 12 years’ worth of financial services experience, over 8 of which have been at PortfolioMetrix.

400X400 Conor Holland

Conor Holland

Director, ESG Asset Management at KPMG Ireland

Conor is a director in KPMG Ireland’s Financial Services practice. He has extensive experience of providing assurance related services to Irish and international banks, global asset managers, real estate and energy companies. He also has particular experience in assisting banking and asset management clients with risk, governance and regulatory reviews. Conor is a member of the global ESG Asset Management working group within KPMG and the Irish Funds’ ESG working group, contributing to formal consultation responses relating to EU sustainable finance regulatory developments. He supports clients in integrating ESG strategies and policy design into their investment policies and governance framework.

400 X 400 Tom Wherry X2

Tom Wherry

Head of European Relations at the Government of Jersey

Tom learnt his trade at Linklaters LLP where he specialised in EU law, financial regulation and capital markets in London, Milan and Tokyo. He arrived at the Government of Jersey via an environmental NGO in New Zealand and one of the UN's international criminal courts in The Hague. After a spell in the Government of Jersey’s financial services policy team leading on Brexit and economic substance, he now heads up the European team in the External Relations Department.

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Online Classroom Live

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