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The WEF's Objectives:

The purpose of the WEF is to provide a Senior UK Leadership Network & Knowledge Exchange Programme for the strategic evaluation of climate and energy transition risks.

Founded and led by Chris Lambert since 2004, the WEF functions as a small, independent and collaborative think tank, delivering nine meetings during the political year. Its primary objectives are to:

  • Convene expert practitioners in the fields of climate risk and energy transition.
  • Share strategic information on the challenges and opportunities of decarbonisation policy, investment and innovation.
  • Inform political and corporate decisions in support of Net Zero goals and ambition.
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Global energy scenarios affecting the context and deliverability of UK Net Zero
Matt Brown, Managing Director, AFRY

International energy transition stocktake: uncertainties and opportunities ahead 
Julie Scott, Head – Energy Diplomacy, Foreign Commonwealth & Development Office 

Climate Change Committee 2024 Progress Report
Dr. James Richardson, Acting CEO, Climate Change Committee

Investor Scenarios around Climate Risks 2025-30: Strategies to adapt at the pace required
Sylvie Sasaki, Director - Net Zero & Climate Risk, AVIVA Investors

Opportunities and challenges to accelerate a sustainable transition; delivering resilience in pursuit of the energy transition; and the role of risk transfer options.
Mike Theobald, Director - Energy Transition, WSP

Euan Nicholson, Energy Transition Group Leader UK, Commercial Risk Solutions, Aon

Communicating sustainability post-Election – expanding the narratives around climate and nature risks, and defining the most urgent challenges ahead
Danielle Mulder, Director of Sustainability, BBC

Craig Bennett, Chief Executive, The Wildlife Trusts

Closing Remarks   

Future Events

Future Events

Sep 26, 2024

Annual pre-COP Review of UK Energy Transition, Climate and Nature Risks: Implications for Policy and Markets

Nov 5, 2024

UK Onshore Energy System Review

Dec 3, 2024

Global Issues in Nuclear New Build, Safety, Regulation & Insurance - No.9 (NRI closed webinar)

Dec 10, 2024

UK Offshore Energy System Review

Jan 22, 2025

Annual post-COP Review of International Climate Risk, Resilience & Response

Mar 5, 2025

Annual UK Energy Transition Review: Progress in Context, & Risks of Derailment

May 7, 2025

Climate & Nature Risks: Implications for Financial Markets and a Resilient Transition