june, 2022

tue14jun4:00 pm6:30 pmHOW IS ESG SHAPING THE FINANCIAL SERVICES INDUSTRY?Green Finance Conference

Event Details

Given the global challenges we are collectively facing as a result of climate change, it is important to understand the role that green finance can play to ensure we can sustainably transition to a net-zero economy by 2050 at the latest and limit global warming to 1.5C.

Alongside multilateral work on carbon taxes and other measures, financial institutions can play a key role to help incentivize both their retail and corporate customers to make more environmentally sustainable choices, while offsetting the ‘green premium’ through the provision of more affordable capital provided by green finance. Attend this exclusive event to discover how Italian banks can leverage the opportunity with green and sustainable finance to positively impact the environment and our society.

SOME OF OUR DISTINGUISHED SPEAKERS:

Steven Sprague
President, The British Chamber of Commerce for Italy

Christopher Wordsworth
First Secretary Economic Governance, UK Embassy Rome

With a background in European and international economic policy at HM Treasury, Chris is responsible for macroeconomic, fiscal and financial regulatory affairs at the British Embassy Rome.

Jay Mukhey
ESG Director, Finastra

Jay Mukhey is the Senior Director of Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) at Finastra, a leading Fintech with more than 8,500 customers globally. His appointment to lead the global ESG, Purpose & Impact program followed his co-founding role in creating the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) proposal and strategy prior to the inception of Finastra in 2017.  Before these roles, Jay managed marketing globally for Finastra Services after leading product marketing for the investment management business of Misys. Jay has worked for several other Fintech firms in customer-centric positions and at the European Commission in Brussels, where his professional environmental and social responsibility journey began. Earlier in his career, he carried out a number of roles in investment banking with Citigroup, Deutsche Bank and JP Morgan Chase. Jay has a passion for sustainable value creation and is an avid traveller. He holds a degree in Business Economics with Spanish from the Cardiff Business School at the University of Wales.

Richard Hamilton
Partner, Gianni & Origoni

Richard Hamilton is an expert in the areas of debt issues and equity capital markets. He has significant experience in advising issuers and underwriters in offerings of financial instruments, such as IPOs, senior and subordinated bond issues (including convertible bonds and hybrid instruments) and MTN programmes, as well as in tender and exchange offers and debt restructuring. He has also gained experience in M&A and, in recent years, expertise in the aftermath of Brexit. Richard joined Gianni & Origoni in 2010, after working for ten years at a leading international law firm. He previously worked with English law firms in London. He graduated from the University of Leeds (UK) in 1986 and later attended the University of Westminster and the College of Law in London. He qualified as a Solicitor in the UK in 1996 and has been a member of the Milan Bar since 2007. He speaks Italian and English.

Matteo Bragantini
Partner, Gianni & Origoni

Paola Rossi
Managing Director – Group Sustainability, Mediobanca

Paola Rossi joined Mediobanca in 1994, since the late Nineties focused the activity on event driven and structured transactions covering a more and more senior role in Acquisition & Leverage Finance Team. From January 2019 to March 2021 had the responsibility of Mediobanca Lending and Structured Finance within CIB Mediobanca Debt Division. Last year she joined Mediobanca Group Sustainability with the responsibility to integrate sustainability within the Group’s various business lines, both in Italy and abroad, to monitor the indirect impacts of the Group and to identify business opportunities for ESG financial products and services.

Claudia Segre
President, Global Thinking Foundation

Claudia Segre is one of Italy’s most trusted financial experts and gender equality activists. Claudia is the President and Founder of Global Thinking Foundation and the co-founder, Board Member and Director of Publications at ASSIOM Forex . Claudia’s  thoughts and guidance on geopolitics, financial literacy and economic violence are frequently featured in Italy’s major media outlets including CFN CNBC, RAI1, RadioSole 24 Ore, Sky TV, RAI TG Economia and Rainews24. In 2019, Forbes recognized Claudia as one of the top 100 successful women in Italy and in 2021 Top Global Women in Leadership for GCPIT India. She is also Board Member of AssoFintech and Italian Forum for Sustainable Finance. She partecipate to Technical Scientific Committee of LUCE! ,  Terres des Hommes Italy and to the Advisory Board of Cryptovalues Consortium.Today, Claudia uses her platform to fight economic violence, accelerate financial inclusion for women and promote the role of “fintech for good” in closing the gender gap and empowering women and female entrepreneurs.

Francesco Bicciato
Segretario Generale, Forum per la Finanza Sostenibile

Francesco Bicciato is a member of the Eurosif board. He has worked for the United Nations and other public and private international organisations as a programme manager. Since the 1990s, he has been a promoter of the ethical finance movement and has led microcredit and social and environmental finance organisations. He was Vice President of FEBEA (Fédération Européenne des banques Ethiques et Alternatives). He is the author of numerous publications on the topics of sustainable finance and international cooperation; he has held teaching positions at Italian and foreign universities in these same fields. He holds a PhD in Political and Economic Geography from the University of Padua.

Evi Chasapogianni
HR & CSR Executive, Coach

Evi Chasapogioanni is a People and CSR Executive and a certified Coach with almost 25 years’ experience, in the consultancy, automotive industry and the financial, banking industry. Evi’s added value is about crafting innovative and high-quality people services, related to ESG risks and opportunities, ensuring that the organizations’ transformational needs, during mainly M&A, are successfully met. She has a strong business acumen, and excels in utilizing synergies with stakeholders, while providing a holistic and an international perspective aligned with the UN Global Agenda 2030 for SDG’s and the ESG reporting framework. Serving senior roles and as former Piraeus Bank Group Head of Organizational Health, Evi has contributed as a strategist and certified Sustainability Practitioner (CSR-P). Volunteering, DE&I, mental health, well-being, future of work are areas of her expertise which has led to a multi-time internationally awarded working environment in the aforementioned fields.

INFO / REGISTRATION

Further details and full programme will follow soon.

Language: English
Places limited – Participation free of charge
Registration required


For further information please contact
Maria Luisa Fantoni – BCCI Marketing & Event Manager: marketing@britchamitaly.com

Time

(Tuesday) 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Location

Grand Hotel et De Milan

Via Alessandro Manzoni 29 - Milan

Organizer

British Chambermarketing@britchamitaly.com

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