Speakers

Below is a list of the speakers, facilitators and panel guests who will be appearing at the World Forum on Natural Capital in November 2015. Please note that this section will be updated regularly and may be subject to change.

 
Nicola Sturgeon

Nicola Sturgeon

First Minister of Scotland 

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Andrea Catherwood

Andrea Catherwood

Television and Radio Broadcaster

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Pushpam Kumar

Pushpam Kumar

Chief Economist
United Nations Environment Programme

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Omobolanle Victor-Laniyan

Omobolanle Victor-Laniyan

Head, Sustainability
Access Bank PLC, Nigeria

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Caterina Camerani

Caterina Camerani

Sustainability Manager - Pulp and Performance Chemicals
AkzoNobel.

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Sir Richard Branson

Sir Richard Branson

Founder
Virgin Group & Virgin Unite
Co-Founder & Co-Chair
The B Team

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Jochen Zeitz

Jochen Zeitz

Director
Kering
Co-founder and Co-chair 
The B Team

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Inger Andersen

Inger Andersen

Director General
IUCN

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Michael Alexander

Michael Alexander

Global Head of water, environment & agriculture sustainability
Diageo plc.

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Frank Hawkins

Frank Hawkins

Director
International Union for Conservation of Nature

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John Liu

John Liu

Filmmaker and environmentalist 
 

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Michael Beutler

Michael Beutler

Director of Sustainability Operations
Kering

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Maia Kutner

Maia Kutner

Director - Technical reporting
Carbon Disclosure Project

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John Lelliott

John Lelliott

Finance Director
Crown Estate

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Natalia Lutti Hummel

Natalia Lutti Hummel

Coordinator - Ecosystem Services Trends
Centre for Sustainability Studies Brazil

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Yiannis Bartzilas

Yiannis Bartzilas

Environmental, Social and Governance Analyst
Bloomberg

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Steven Bullock

Steven Bullock

Global Head of Research
Trucost.

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Karen Ellis

Karen Ellis

Chief Advisor on Economics and Development
WWF UK

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Andrew Vaughan

Andrew Vaughan

Central Scotland District Manager
Tilhill Forestry

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Bianca Nijhof

Bianca Nijhof

Global Account Leader
Arcadis

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Jane Stevensen

Jane Stevensen

Managing Director
Climate Disclosure Standards Board (CDSB)

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David Steuerman

David Steuerman

Programme Officer, Business and Biodiversity
Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity

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Rachel Depree

Rachel Depree

Senior Manager, Engagement
Sky

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Rashila Kerai

Rashila Kerai

Analyst: Sustainability Investment
RobecoSAM

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Erin Court

Erin Court

Environment and Social Advisor
FMO Development Bank, NL

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Neil Stevenson

Neil Stevenson

Managing Director: Global Implementation
International Integrated Reporting Council

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Gary Gillespie

Gary Gillespie

Chief Economist
Scottish Government

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Dr Mike Hannis

Dr Mike Hannis

Research Fellow in Environmental Ethics
Bath Spa University

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Steven Lang

Steven Lang

Partner
Ernst & Young
Global Leader
Natural Capital Accounting Services

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Gavin Templeton

Gavin Templeton

Head of Sustainable Finance
UK Green Investment Bank

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Will Evison

Will Evison

Associate Director
PricewaterhouseCoopers

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Anders Nordheim

Anders Nordheim

Programme Coordinator for Biodiversity, Ecosystem Services and Water
UN Environment Programme Finance Initiative (UNEP FI)

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Ivo Mulder

Ivo Mulder

REDD+ Green Economy Advisor
UN Environment Programme (UNEP)

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Klas Hallberg

Klas Hallberg

Manager New Developments in Sustainability
AkzoNobel

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David Wood

David Wood

Executive Director, Technical Policy and Practice Support
Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS)

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Dr Chris Brown

Dr Chris Brown

Senior Director - Sustainable Business
ASDA Stores

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Stephanie Hime

Stephanie Hime

Part time Technical Director
Natural Capital Coalition
Manager – Lead Specialist True Value
KMPG

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Stefan Leiner

Stefan Leiner

Head of the Biodiversity Unit, Acting Director for Natural Capital, DG Environment
European Comission

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Nicola Melville

Nicola Melville

Senior Scientist
Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA)

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Martin Lok

Martin Lok

Program Manager, Natural Capital
Ministry of Economic Affairs, Netherlands

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Gerard Bos

Gerard Bos

Director: Global Business and Biodiversity Programme
International Union of the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) 

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Rudi Daelmans

Rudi Daelmans

Sustainability Director
Desso

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Stefanie O'Gorman

Stefanie O'Gorman

Director of Sustainable Economics
Jacobs

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Samuel Vionnet

Samuel Vionnet

Sustainability Expert and Founder
Valuing Nature

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Professor Dieter Helm

Professor Dieter Helm

Chair
Natural Capital Committee
 

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Michael Meehan

Michael Meehan

Chief Executive
Global Reporting Initiative
Vice Chair - Board
Natural Capital Coalition

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Monique van den Dungen

Monique van den Dungen

Advisor - Government and Environment Affairs
Groningen Seaports.

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Roland Jonkhoff

Roland Jonkhoff

Managing Director
Desso, Netherlands
Vice President
Carpets Tarkett EMEA

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Eva Zabey

Eva Zabey

Director: Redefining Value, Natural Capital
World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD)

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Emily McKenzie

Emily McKenzie

Lead - Natural Capital
World Wildlife Fund

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Carl Obst

Carl Obst

Director
Institute for the Development of Environmental-Economic Accounting (IDEEA)

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Hannah Pitts

Hannah Pitts

Associate, Redefining Value – Natural Capital
World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD)

 

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Keith Tuffley

Keith Tuffley

Managing Partner & CEO
The B Team

 

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Dr Holly Dublin

Dr Holly Dublin

Senior Advisor, New Metrics
The B Team

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Namita Vikas

Namita Vikas

Group President and Country Head - Responsible Banking & Chief Sustainability Officer
Yes Bank Ltd.

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David Nussbaum

David Nussbaum

Chief Executive
WWF UK 

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Christian del Valle

Christian del Valle

Founder and Managing Partner
Althelia Ecosphere
Althelia Climate Fund GP

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Sue Alexander

Sue Alexander

Senior Manager, Environmental Programmes: Global Corporate Sustainability
HSBC Holdings plc

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Michelle Lapinski

Michelle Lapinski

President
SustainBiz

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Jane Gleeson-White

Jane Gleeson-White

Economics author and speaker
 

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Madeleine Ronquest

Madeleine Ronquest

Head of Environmental and Social Risk Management
FirstRand Group

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James Spurgeon

James Spurgeon

Director
Sustain Value

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Duncan Pollard

Duncan Pollard

AVP Stakeholders Engagement in Sustainability
Nestlé

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Philippe Joubert

Philippe Joubert

Founder and CEO
The Green Option
Executive Chairman
Global Electricity Initiative 

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Pier Gribaudi

Pier Gribaudi

Head of Climate Protection and Sustainability Initiatives
LafargeHolcim

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Simone Dettling

Simone Dettling

Expert, Green Finance
German International Cooperation (GIZ)

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Portia Segomelo

Portia Segomelo

National Advisor
WAVES Botswana

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Pavan Sukhdev

Pavan Sukhdev

Founder-CEO 
GIST Advisory

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Emma Lupton

Emma Lupton

European Water Account Manager
CDP

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Jayne Plunkett

Jayne Plunkett

Head, Casualty Underwriting Reinsurance
Swiss Re

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Katherine Garrett-Cox

Katherine Garrett-Cox

Chief Executive
Alliance Trust

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Peter Wheeler

Peter Wheeler

Executive Vice President
The Nature Conservancy

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Mary Draves

Mary Draves

Global Director of Environmental Remediation and Restoration 
DOW Chemical Company

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Dr George Cobb

Dr George Cobb

Group Sustainability Accountant
SSE Plc.

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Radhika Murti

Radhika Murti

Senior Programme Coordinator - Disaster Risk Reduction
International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)

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Chris White

Chris White

Senior Environmental Economist
AECOM

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Dr Caroline van Leenders

Dr Caroline van Leenders

Ministry of Economics, Agriculture, and Innovation NL

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David Gibson

David Gibson

Senior Environment & Social Risk Management Specialist
International Finance Corporation (IFC)

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Leendert Bikker

Leendert Bikker

Founder and Partner
BIKKER & Company
Founder and Executive Director
World Expo Rotterdam 2025

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Alicia Montoya

Alicia Montoya

Vice President, New & Social Media
Swiss Re

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Dr Roland Kupers

Dr Roland Kupers

Associate Fellow
University of Oxford

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Neil Brown

Neil Brown

Investment Manager, pan-European Equities
Alliance Trust

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Fabian Huwyler

Fabian Huwyler

Vice President - Sustainability
Credit Suisse

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Michel Scholte

Michel Scholte

Co-founder and Director of External Affairs
True Price

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Richard Spencer

Richard Spencer

Head of Sustainability
Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW)

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Antje Ahrends

Antje Ahrends

Head of Genetics and Conservation 
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

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Kristin Rechberger

Kristin Rechberger

CEO
Dynamic Planet 

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Sylvie Bernard

Sylvie Bernard

Researcher, Food Microbiology
LVMH – MOET Hennesy Louis Vuitton

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Ian Dickie

Ian Dickie

Director
eftec

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Benet Northcote

Benet Northcote

Director, Corporate Responsibility
John Lewis Partnership

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Carina Mueller

Carina Mueller

Sustainability Scientist, Safety and Environmental Assurance Centre (SEAC)
Unilever

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Professor Alison Hester

Professor Alison Hester

Head, Safeguarding Natural Capital
James Hutton Institute

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Nigel Douglas

Nigel Douglas

CEO
Global Surface Intelligence Ltd (GSi) 

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Emanuel Machado

Emanuel Machado

Chief Administrative Officer
Town of Gibsons, British Columbia, Canada

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Jennifer Molnar

Jennifer Molnar

Lead Scientist
The Nature Conservancy

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Dr Braulio Ferreira de Souza Dias

Dr Braulio Ferreira de Souza Dias

Executive Secretary
Convention on Biological Diveristy

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Chris Plester

Chris Plester

Environmental Sustainability Advisor
National Grid

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Bill Rahill

Bill Rahill

Director
Environment & Natural Resources Global Practice, World Bank Group

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Erin Meezan

Erin Meezan

Vice-President, Sustainability
Interface, Inc

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Susan Davies

Susan Davies

Chief Executive
Scottish Natural Heritage

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Dr Richard Mattison

Dr Richard Mattison

Chief Executive
Trucost

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Professor David McInnes

Professor David McInnes

CEO 
Earthwatch Institute (Australia)
 

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Malik Amin Aslam

Malik Amin Aslam

Chair
Green Growth Initiative
Global Vice President  (IUCN)

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Dr Gemma Cranston

Dr Gemma Cranston

Senior Programme Manager -  CISL

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Jonathan Hughes

Jonathan Hughes

CEO
Scottish Wildlife Trust
Global Councillor
IUCN

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Peter Bakker

Peter Bakker

President & CEO
World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD)

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Mark Gough

Mark Gough

Executive Director
Natural Capital Coalition (NCC)

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"A great collection of people attending and presenting - and the plenary sessions were awesome - certainly amongst the best I've ever attended"

James Spurgeon
Director, Sustain Value

 

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