Speakers Climate Week NYC 2023

Alejandro Daly

Alejandro René Daly Rivero, Global Shaper from the World Economic Forum and Co-founder of the Latin American Coalition for Clean Air

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Alexandra Palt, Chief Corporate Responsibility Officer, L’Oréal Groupe & CEO of the Fondation L'Oréal

Alexandra van der Ploeg

Alexandra van der Ploeg, Head of Corporate Social Responsibility, SAP

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Dr. Amy Jaffe, Director, Energy, Climate Justice, Sustainability Lab, School of Professional Studies, NYU

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Anders Karrberg, Head of Global Sustainability, Volvo Cars

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Dr. Andrew Forrest, Executive Chairman, Fortescue

Angela Barranco

Angela Barranco, Executive Director, North America, Climate Group

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Anna Stanley-Radière, Director, Climate Transparency & Member of the Extended Leadership Group, World Business Council for Sustainable Development

annika olme

Annika Ölme, Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice President, Technology Development, SKF

aria maria

Aria Mia Loberti, Actress, UNICEF USA Supporter

Asif Saleh

Asif Saleh, Executive Director, BRAC

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Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson, Co-Founder, Urban Ocean Lab

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Ben Rattenbury, Vice President, Policy, Sylvera

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Benoit Bazin, Chief Executive Officer, Saint-Gobain

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Benoit Charette, Minister of the Environment, the Fight against Climate Change, Wildlife and Parks, Quebec Government

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Bob Moritz, Global Chair, PwC

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Brigham McNaughton, Sustainability Partner, PwC US

Caleb Dresser

Caleb Dresser, Director of Healthcare Solutions, Harvard Chan Center for Climate, Health, and the Global Environment

Carl Nasman

Carl Nasman, BBC News Anchor and Correspondent

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Catherine McKenna, Principal, Climate and Nature Solutions

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Cecilia Nicolini, Secretary of Climate Change, Sustainable Development and Innovation, Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development of Argentina

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Charlie Donovan, Senior Economic Advisor, Impax Asset Management

Chloe Hicks

Chloe Hicks, Executive Director, Strategy and Policy and Churchill Fellow, EnergyCo, NSW Government

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Christine Martin, Chief Executive Officer, Coastal First Nations - Great Bear Inititative

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Christopher Guérin, CEO, Nexans

Connor Teskey

Connor Teskey, President, Brookfield Asset Management; CEO Renewable Power & Transition, Brookfield Asset Management

Craig Cogut

Craig Cogut, Founder, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Pegasus Capital Advisors

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Cyril Garcia, Head of Global Sustainability Services and Corporate Responsibility, Capgemini

Dan Lambe

Dan Lambe, Chief Executive Officer, Arbor Day Foundation

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David Brown, Senior Vice President, Federal Government Affairs and Public Policy, Constellation Energy Corp.

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David Gelles, Reporter, The New York Times

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David Nicholson, Chief Climate Officer, Mercy Corps

David Wei

David Wei, Managing Director, Climate and Nature, BSR

Diego Ibarra

Diego Ibarra, Executive Managing Director, ENGIE

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Divya Sharma, India Executive Director, Climate Group

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Dominique Isabelle Hyde, Director of External Relations, UNHCR

Doreen Harris

Doreen Harris, President and Chief Executive Officer, New York State Energy Research and Development Authority

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Edward Stones, Business Vice President for Dow - Energy and Climate

Emily Shuckburgh

Professor Emily Shuckburgh, Director, Cambridge Zero, the University of Cambridge

Elisabeth Munck af Rosenschöld

Elisabeth Munck af Rosenschöld, Global Sustainability Manager, IKEA Supply Chain Operations

Elizabeth Gilligan

Dr. Elizabeth Gilligan, Chief Executive Officer / Founder, Material Evolution

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Elizabeth Gray, Chief Executive Officer, National Audubon Society

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Emma Cox, Global Climate Leader, PwC

Emma Toovey

Emma Toovey, Ecology Director, Environment Bank

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Ertharin Cousin, Chief Executive Officer and Founder , Food Systems for the Future

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Eryn Devola, Head of Sustainability, Siemens Digital Industries

Fabien Laurier

Fabien Laurier, Managing Director, Deloitte Consulting

Fragkoulis Kanavaris

Fragkoulis Kanavaris, Leading Concrete Expert, ARUP

Gautam Narasimhan

Gautam Narasimhan, Global Lead for Climate Change, Energy, and the Environment, UNICEF

Gu-Yoon Chung

Gu Yoon Chung, Head of Business Strategy, Partnership & Growth Unit Officer, Gridspertise

Harish Hande

Harish Hande, Chief Executive Officer, Selco Foundation

harry verhaar

Harry Verhaar, Vice President Global Public & Government Affairs, Signify

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Helen Clarkson, Chief Executive Officer, Climate Group

Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim

Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim, President, Association for Indigenous Women and Peoples of Chad

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Ian Simm, Founder and CEO, Impax Asset Management

Ije Okeke

Ije Okeke, Managing Director of Catalytic Climate Capital (C3), Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI)

Jane Fonda

Jane Fonda, Author and Activist, Jane Fonda Climate PAC

Jen Carson

Jen Carson, Head of Industry, Climate Group

Jerome Foster II

Jerome Foster II, White House Climate Advisor and Co-Founder, Waic Up

Jim Skea

Jim Skea, Chair, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

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Jay Lipman, President & Co-Founder, Ethic

John Balbus

John Balbus, Director, Office of Climate Change and Health Equity, US Department of Health and Human Services

John Hoekstra

John Hoekstra, Senior Vice President, Global Sustainability and Energy, Prologis

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Jonathan Brearley, Chief Executive Officer, Ofgem

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Jordan Sanchez, Climate Poet and Undergraduate Student, Harvard University

Joren Verschaeve

Joren Verschaeve, Programme Manager Industrial Decarbonisation, ECOS

Joris Silon

Joris Silon, US Country President and SVP, BioPharmaceuticals Business Unit, AstraZeneca

Juan Manuel Santos

Juan Manuel Santos, Member of The Elders; Former President of Colombia

Judith Rodin

Dr. Judith Rodin, President Emerita, University of Pennsylvania, Former President, The Rockefeller Foundation

Judith Wiese

Judith Wiese, Chief People & Sustainability Officer; Member of the Managing Board, Siemens AG

Julie Gehrki

Julie Gehrki, Vice President, Philanthropy, Walmart

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Dr. Julie Varughese, Senior Vice President of Programs and Chief Medical Officer, Americares

Juliette White

Juliette White, Vice President, Global Sustainability and Safety, Health & Environment, AstraZeneca

Kahsennenhawe Sky-Deer

Kahsennenhawe Sky-Deer, Grand Chief, The Mohawk Council of Kahnawake

Kate Brandt

Kate Brandt, Chief Sustainability Officer, Google

Katharine Hayhoe

Katharine Hayhoe,Horn Distinguished Professor and Endowed Chair, Texas Tech University and Chief Scientist, The Nature Conservancy

Keefe Harrison

Keefe Harrison, Chief Executive Officer, The Recycling Partnership

Kripa Kannan

Kripa Kannan, Children's Rights Advocate (National Youth Council Member), UNICEF USA

Kyung-Ah Park

Kyung-Ah Park, Head, ESG Investment Management & Managing Director, Sustainability, Temasek

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Laura Corb, Senior Partner, McKinsey & Company; Leader of McKinsey Sustainability, North America

Levi Sucre

Levi Sucre Romero, Co Chair, Global Alliance of Territorial Communities

Lina Fedirko

Lina Fedirko, Associate Director, ClimateWorks Foundation

Luc Rémont

Luc Rémont, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, EDF

Madina Kimaro

Madina Kimaro, UNICEF Youth Advocate in Climate Action and Resilience, UNICEF Tanzania

Mahmoud Mohieldin

Dr. Mahmoud Mohieldin,UN Climate Change High-Level Champion for COP27, Egypt, Climate Champions UNFCCC

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Manuel Carmona Yebra, Counsellor for Environment and Oceans, European Union Delegation to the United States

Marat Zapparov

Marat Zapparov, Chief Executive Officer, Pentagreen Capital

Mariana Heinrich

Mariana Heinrich, Director, Energy, World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD)

Marissa McGowan

Marissa McGowan, Chief Sustainability Officer, North America, L'Oréal

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Mark Chambers, Director, Earth Alliance

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Mathias Lelievre, Chief Executive Officer, ENGIE Impact

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Mauro O'de Almeida, State Secretary of Environment and Sustainability of Pará, Secretariat of Environment and Sustainability of Pará

Meghan Sharp

Megan Sharp, Global Head of Decarbonization Partners, BlackRock

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Meryam Omi, Chief Executive Officer, Climate Arc

Mindy Lubber

Mindy Lubber, President / Chief Executive Officer, Ceres

Nancy Mahon

Nancy Mahon, Chief Sustainability Officer, The Estée Lauder Companies Inc.

Naomi Oreskes

Naomi Oreskes, Henry Charles Lea Professor of the History of Science, Harvard University

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Nena Stoiljkovic, Under Secretary General for Global Relations, Humanitarian Diplomacy and Digitalization, International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies

Niall Hannigan

Niall Hannigan, Chief Financial Officer, Masdar

Nicole Itano

Nicole Itano, Programme Director, Global Recovery Collective, Climate Emergency Collaboration Group (CECG)

Paul Astle

Paul Astle, Decarbonisation Lead, Ramboll Buildings

Paula Glover

Paula Glover, President, Alliance to Save Energy

paulette frank

Paulette Frank, Chief Sustainability Officer, Johnson & Johnson

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Pedro J. Pizarro, President and Chief Executive Officer, Edison International

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Petteri Taalas, Secretary-General, World Meteorological Organization (WMO)

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Priya Barua, Director, Market and Policy Innovation, Clean Energy Buyers Association

Rachel Muncrief

Rachel Muncrief, Acting Executive Director, International Council on Clean Transportation

Ramon Arratia

Ramon Arratia, Chief Sustainability Officer, Ball Corporation

Rasmus Valanko

Rasmus Valanko, Managing Director, Systems Transformation, We Mean Business

Razan Al Mubarak

H.E. Razan Al Mubarak, President of the International Union for Conservation of Nature and UN Climate Change High-Level Champion

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Ricardo Javier Torres Hernández, Environment Undersecretary, Secretariat of Sustainable Development

Richard Manley

Richard Manley, Chief Sustainability Officer and Head of Sustainable Investing, CPP Investments

Renae Kezar

Renae Kezar, VP Global Sustainability and Regulatory Affairs, Johnson Controls

Rohan Patel

Rohan Patel, Vice President, Public Policy and Business Development, Tesla

Rose Mutiso

Rose M. Mutiso, Research Director, Energy for Growth Hub

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Rukka Sombolinggi, Secretary General, Indigenous Peoples Alliance of the Archipelago (AMAN)

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Ryan Roberts, Global Head of Sustainable Construction, Holcim

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Dr. Sally Uren OBE, CEO, Forum for the Future

Sam Draper

Sam Draper, Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder, Seratech

Sammy Lakshmanan

Sammy Lakshmanan, Sustainability Partner, PwC US

Sara Neff

Sara Neff, Head of Sustainability, Lendlease Americas

Sara Omi

Sara Omi, President of the Coordinator of Territorial Women Leaders, Mesoamerican Alliance of People and Forest

Sarah Chandler

Sarah Chandler, Vice President of Environment and Supply Chain Innovation, Apple

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Serge Abergel, Chief Operating Officer, Hydro-Québec Energy Services

Silvia Pavoni

Silvia Pavoni, Founder and Editor, Sustainable Views, Financial Times Group

Silvia Rojas Soto

Silvia Rojas Soto, Executive Director, Costa Rican Association of Electric Mobility ASOMOVE

Simon Brandler

Simon Brandler, Vice President of Policy and Public Affairs, Brimstone

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Simon Glynn, Partner and Co-lead, Climate and Sustainability, Oliver Wyman

Simon Stiell

Simon Stiell, Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)

Stephanie Kodish

Stephanie Kodish, Senior Global Director, Drive to Zero, CALSTART

steve howard

Dr. Steve Howard, Vice Chairman, Sustainability, Temasek

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Thomas Baker, Global Leader, Low Carbon Energy and Infrastructure Sector, BCG

Thomas Becker

Dr. Thomas Becker, VP Sustainability and Mobility Strategy at BMW Group

Toby Morgan

Toby Morgan, Built Environment Lead, Climate Group

Tommy Beaudreau

Tommy Beaudreau, Deputy Secretary, Department of the Interior

Tzeporah Berman

Tzeporah Berman, Chair, Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty Initiative

vanessa kerry

Vanessa Kerry, CEO Seed Global Health, WHO Special Envoy for Climate Change and Health

Werner Hoyer

Dr. Werner Hoyer, President, European Investment Bank

Gov Wes Moore

Wes Moore, Governor of Maryland

Will Hazelip

Will Hazelip, President of National Grid Ventures, US Northeast

Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr

Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr, Mayor of Freetown, Freetown City Council