Calendar of Events (use drop down arrow to reveal forthcoming agendas)


Session 1 

UK Climate Risk Metrics in a global context
Prof. Richard Betts, Head of Climate Impacts Research, Met Office Hadley Centre

Catastrophic risk transfer options for the range of increasing climate impacts
Glenn O’Halloran, Head of Climate and Transition Risks, Howden Capital, Advisory and Placement

PANEL: Public-Private Sector roles in building resilience to mitigate climate risk:

The changing role of Green Finance in support of the Net Zero Transition
Ben Fagan-Watson, Head of Green Finance Team, DESNEZ

Enabling a resilient, net zero transition: the role of regulation
Mark Ellis-Jones, Manager – Climate Change & Energy, Environment Agency 

The financial sector’s emerging risks from climate change – and key levers to pursue to accelerate change
Sophie Heald, Senior Climate Specialist, Ortec Finance

Session 2

Global energy fundamentals and scenarios that may materially affect the deliverability of UK Net Zero goals - market uncertainties to watch out for…
Dr. James Henderson, Director – Gas Programme, + Energy Transition Research Initiative, Oxford Institute for Energy Studies

Corporate perspectives and roles in delivering resilience - summary
Vanessa Harvard-Williams, Partner, Linklaters

Industry Perspectives on Risks to the Transition and Innovative, Integrated Solutions to overcome them and optimise Resilience    

Caroline Hargrove, Chief Technology Officer, Ceres Power

Prof Jim Coleman, Director of Economics, WSP

Global Upstream Fundamentals and Net Zero Scenarios in Context – A Critical Review of the International Fossil Fuel Market in Transition
Prof. Mike Bradshaw, Advisor - Shell Scenarios & Director of Energy, Warwick Business School + UK Energy Research Centre

Reviewing the Policies of a North Sea in transition – cooperation, competition and challenges 
Barnaby Powell, Head of North Sea Energy Strategy, DESNEZ

OEUK Economic & Sustainability Update, and Industry Annual Review
David Whitehouse, Chief Executive, OEUK

Developing regulation for an effective North Sea transition – strategic challenges and opportunities across integrated technologies and operations
Andy Brooks, Director New Ventures, North Sea Transition Authority

Comparing international perspectives on incentives for offshore energy development
Vanessa Jakovich, Partner, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer 

The Interaction of CCUS operations with the Onshore System - a critical link
Alex Milward, Director - Carbon Capture Utilisation & Storage, DESNEZ

Looking Ahead to 2024: Challenges and opportunities to support New Energy Solutions, & Potential Red Flags to Delivery
Lesley Harding, Global Head of Energy, Liberty Group

Toby Uppington, Energy Market Sector Lead, AECOM