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Guernsey | 19. 06. 2019

2019 Green & Sustainable Finance (half-day) Forum

The Green & Sustainable Finance (half-day) Forum, in partnership with Guernsey Green Finance, will take place on Wednesday 19 June 2019 in Guernsey. The Channel Islands’ flagship Green and Sustainable Finance event will explore the role of the finance sector in shifting capital to assets with low carbon intensities.

2019-06-19 09:00:00 2019-06-19 13:00:00 Europe/London 2019 Green & Sustainable Finance (half-day) Forum BPP Guernsey BPP Events events@bpp.com
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The definitive Green & Sustainable Finance event of the year

The Green & Sustainable Finance (half-day) Forum, in partnership with Guernsey Green Finance, will take place on Wednesday 19 June 2019 in Guernsey. The Channel Islands’ 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 detail of the verification and certification processes of Guernsey green products.

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 keynote speaker Stephen Nolan, Managing Director of the United Nations’ Finance Centres for Sustainability Global Network.

Pricing & discounts

Price: £225

We offer the following discounts for this event:

  • 20% for GIFA members
  • 10% for STEP, IoD, CISI and CFA members
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Event Schedule

Registration & Refreshments

08:30 – 09:00

Opening address

Stuart Chandler, Head of Business Development at BPP C.I.

09:00 - 09:10

The work of UN FC4S

Stephen Nolan, Managing Director at the United Nations Finance Centres for Sustainability Network

09:10 - 09:40

The role of the finance sector shifting capital to assets with low carbon intensities

Dr Desné Masie, Senior Associate – Financial Services at Global Counsel

09:40 - 10:10

How does Guernsey Green Finance contribute to climate change mitigation?

Dr Andy Sloan, Chair of Guernsey Green Finance & Deputy Chief Executive, Strategy of Guernsey Finance

10:10 - 10:30

Panel discussion: Green to rainbow – is climate finance bigger than just one SDG?

10:30 - 10:50

Refreshment break

10:50 - 11:20

The GFSC process – an assessment

David Crosland, Partner at Carey Olsen

11:20 - 11:40
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Listed green investments – verification and validity

Mark Oliphant, Head Of Communications at The International Stock Exchange Group

11:40 - 12:00
  • An explanation of the eligibility to, and process for, the Exchange’s green market segment, TISE GREEN
  • An exploration of the way exchanges approach verification and the impact on the credibility of the investment
  • An understanding of the benefits of TISE GREEN to issuers, investors and the planet!

The client view

12:00 - 12:20

Panel discussion: Practicalities in Guernsey – assessing the certification process

12:20 - 12:50

Closing address & summary of key takeaways

Stuart Chandler, Head of Business Development at BPP C.I.

12:50 - 13:00
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Event Speakers

400 X 400 Stuart Chandler

Stuart Chandler

Head of Business Development, BPP C.I.

Stuart is Head of Business Development for BPP. He started his career at PWC, and has 10 years’ experience in the fund industry, including fund accounting and financial reporting work at Kleinwort Benson and Northern Trust. Most recently, he was Assistant Vice President of Client Service at State Street.

Stuart is a published author, having written a career guide on becoming an accountant, as well as a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute and Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. He also chairs the Guernsey Society of Chartered and Certified Accountant’s (GSCCA) Training and Courses Sub-committee and sits on their Executive Committee.

Andy Sloan

Dr Andy Sloan

Deputy Chief Executive, Strategy at Guernsey Finance & Chair of Guernsey Green Finance

Andy developed the Guernsey Green Finance initiative which he also leads. His role at Guernsey Finance is to oversee jurisdiction wide financial services strategy. He joined Guernsey Finance on August 1st 2018, following a six month secondment from the GFSC where he was a Policy Director. He is a member of States’ advisory groups on international tax policy & Brexit and is a member of the The CityUK’s IRSG’s and Corporation of London’s standing committee on regulatory coherence. Andy has a PhD in Macroeconomics and is a member of the Institute of Directors and Institute of Risk. Andy also worked in corporate and financial PR in London in the late 90s and early 00s.

400 X 400 Mark Oliphant

Mark Oliphant

Head of Communications at The International Stock Exchange Group

Mark is Head of Communications at the Exchange. His role involves the formulation of marketing and communications strategy and overseeing its implementation, as well as liaison with introducers of business, particularly in the Channel Islands, the Isle of Man and the UK.

He previously spent nearly a decade at Guernsey Finance, promoting the island’s finance industry to a global audience.

A former journalist, Mark has a Diploma in Public Relations and is a Chartered Practitioner of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) and is immediate past Chairman of the Channel Islands Group of the CIPR. Mark also sits on the Marketing Committee of the Guernsey Investment Fund Association.

He has a First Class Degree in Modern History and Politics from Sheffield University where he also attained a Masters in Historical Research.

400 X 400 Desne Masie

Dr Desné Masie

Senior Associate – Financial Services at Global Counsel

Dr Desné Masie is an economist and thought leader in international finance, specialising in regulation, innovation and policy. She has held senior roles in finance, media and academia in the UK and South Africa. She is a senior associate in financial services at Global Counsel, and a fellow in international political economy at the Wits School of Governance. Dr Masie was the director of the Investec Investment Institute, the corporate relationship manager of the Royal African Society, a pensions and investment consultant at the Alexander Forbes Group and the capital markets editor of the Financial Mail. She continues to write for a wide range of media, and has contributed to the Guardian, International Business Times, Fintech Futures and Forbes. She was named in Innovate Finance’s 2017 Women in Fintech Powerlist and is a Chevening Scholar. Dr Masie holds an MSc in Finance & Financial Law from the University of London (SOAS) and a PhD in Finance from Edinburgh.

400 X 400 Harry Briggs

Harry Briggs

Senior Manager at KPMG Channel Islands

Harry is a Senior Manager at KPMG Channel Islands Limited and is a leading member of the sustainability services team locally. Harry is specifically focused on sustainability assurance under the route one GFSC Green Fund rules or the Climate Bond Initiative standards. Current clients include both listed and private renewable energy investment funds across the wind, solar and water sectors.

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BPP Guernsey

The Mallard Complex, La Villiaze, Forest, Guernsey GY8 0HG

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