The GlobalCapital Sustainable & Responsible Capital Markets Forum


Jason Box

Professor and Climatologist

Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland (GEUS)

Dr Jason Box is a professor at the Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland (GEUS). He is a climatologist with more than 20 Greenland expeditions including more than one year ice camping in and traversing Greenland, installing and maintaining ground observations to check models and satellite observations.

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Andrew Hohns

Managing Director

Mariner Investment Group

Dr Andrew Hohns serves as a managing director at Mariner Capital and as lead portfolio manager for IIFC. Dr Hohns joined Mariner in 2012 to launch the Mariner Infrastructure Investment Management platform. Since strategy inception in December 2013, Dr Hohns has overseen more than USD9bn in notional risk transfer, with

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Christopher Steane

Managing Director and Global Head of Lending

ING Wholesale Banking

Christopher Steane is a managing director at ING Wholesale Banking, based in Amsterdam. He is the global head of lending. Mr Steane graduated with first class degrees in Mathematics and Law from Cambridge University and joined Barings in 1978.

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Matthew Weatherley-White

Co-Founder and Managing Director


Matthew Weatherley-White is the co-founder and managing director of The CAPROCK Group. He has shaped The CAPROCK Group’s initiative in impact investing, and is a sought-after speaker and thought leader in the discipline. In addition to keynoting the 2013 European Commission's Annual Award for Social Innovation, Matthew has guest-lectured on

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Trevor Allen

Product Specialist, Risk and Performance

BNP Paribas

Trevor Allen is a product specialist in the risk and performance division for BNP Paribas. He has over nine years of experience working for BNP Paribas in the US, the UK and France, where he has worked with new and existing clients to tailor performance and risk reporting products to

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Axel Bendiek


Ministry of Finance, State of North Rhine-Westphalia

Axel Bendiek is head of treasury at the Ministry of Finance of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW). The State of NRW is one of the major regional borrowers in Europe with an annual funding programme of EUR 20 billion.

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Luca Bertalot

Secretary General

European Mortgage Federation - European Covered Bond Council (EMF-ECBC)

Luca Bertalot is secretary general of the European Mortgage Federation - European Covered Bond Council (EMF-ECBC), representing the interests of EU mortgage lenders and the covered bond community in discussions with the European institutions and stakeholders in general on all issues relating to the retail and funding sides of the

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Hans Biemans

Head of Sustainable Markets

ING Wholesale Banking

Hans Biemans is the head of sustainable markets at ING Wholesale Banking. He has over 15 years of experience in sustainability in the financial industry and brings in a wealth of green financing structuring knowledge. Hans structured and originated green, social and sustainability bonds for Alphatrains, Anglian Water, Alliander, Comunidad

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Olaf Brugman

Executive Director, Head of Sustainability Capital Markets


Olaf Brugman is the head of sustainability of Rabobank's debt capital markets department, and responsible for the sustainable capital market solutions with environmental or social benefits, such as green bonds and social bonds.

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Christa Clapp

Head of Climate Finance


Christa Clapp leads the climate finance work at CICERO, which includes research on climate risk for investors and green bond second opinions. CICERO is a thought-leader on environmental integrity and an award-winning global provider of second opinions in the green bond market.

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Jeroen Dicker

Group Treasurer


Jeroen Dicker joined TenneT in 2011 as group treasurer, involved in all equity and debt raising activities and financial risk management. As such he was responsible for TenneT's inaugural green bond issue in June 2015. Before TenneT, Jeroen spent six years with ING Bank in Amsterdam, ultimately as a director

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Ulf Erlandsson

Lead Portfolio Manager

Glacier Impact Fund

Ulf Erlandsson is lead portfolio manager of the Glacier Impact fund, a start-up fixed-income total return fund focused on climate change strategies. The fund will take exposures across the full green finance spectrum as well as utilise GHG neutral strategies in an aim to generate attractive returns and significant green

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Toby Fildes

Managing Editor


Toby Fildes is managing editor of GlobalCapital, the capital markets newspaper. He joined the paper (then called EuroWeek) in 1998 as a syndicated loans reporter and was made editor two years later. He became managing

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Arnold Fohler

Managing Director, Head of Debt Capital Markets

DZ Bank

Arnold Fohler is a managing director of DZ Bank, as well as head of debt capital markets. Before joining DZ Bank in 2003, he was a vice president at Morgan Stanley, covering German issuers across all sectors for five years.

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Jon Hay

Corporate Finance and Sustainability Editor


Jon Hay is corporate finance and sustainability editor of GlobalCapital, the capital markets newspaper (the new EuroWeek).

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Armin Hermann

Head of Capital Markets

Deutsche Kreditbank

Armin Hermann is head of capital markets at Deutsche Kreditbank AG (DKB) in Berlin. Together with his team Armin is responsible for all capital market activities of DKB which include long-term funding transactions and the bank´s investment portfolio.

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Joop Hessels

Head of Green Bonds


Joop Hessels is the head of green bonds at ABN AMRO. He has been fully focussed on Green, Social and Sustainability bond structuring and advisory since 2014. He structured and arranged ABN AMRO's award winning green bond programme and supports the further development of the sustainable markets via the development

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René Karsenti


International Finance Facility for Immunisation (IFFIm)

René Karsenti is the chair of the International Finance Facility for Immunisation (IFFIm). He is also the president of the International Capital Market Association (ICMA). Mr Karsenti is involved with ICMA’s interaction with governments, regulatory bodies, trade associations and international organisations.

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Doris Kramer

Head of Investment Strategies and Sustainability


Doris Kramer is head of investment strategies and sustainability at KfW. She started at KfW in 1992 and, after several years in the export and project finance department, she joined the financial markets division of KfW in the year 2000. One year later she was promoted vice president in the

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Claudia Kruse

Managing Director, Global Responsible Investment and Governance

APG Asset Management

Claudia Kruse is the managing director, global responsible investment and governance at APG Asset Management. She is part of the management team reporting into the CIO and the board. APG manages over EUR 400bn on behalf of Dutch pension funds. Her fifteen people strong team implements the responsible investment policy

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Margaret Kuhlow

Finance Practice Leader


Margaret Kuhlow, a respected leader in international finance and development with significant global experience, was selected to lead WWF's Finance Practice, based in London as of 1 December 2016. Most recently Margaret was vice president in the office of investment policy at the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) which is

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Jeremy Leggett


Carbon Tracker Initiative

Jeremy Leggett is a chairman of the Carbon Tracker Initiative, founding director of Solarcentury, an international solar solutions company, and Founder and chairman of SolarAid, a solar lighting charity working in Africa.

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Justine Leigh-Bell

Director of Market Development

Climate Bonds Initative

Justine Leigh-Bell is the director of market development at the Climate Bonds Initiative (CBI), an investor focused not for profit working to mobilise debt capital markets for climate change solutions. Her primary focus is in the emerging markets where she works closely with both public and private sector actors in developing

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Andrew Lennon

Director, Capital Markets

Euromoney Conferences

Andrew Lennon manages the sales team at Euromoney Conferences globally. In his nine years at Euromoney, Andrew has launched a multitude of finance and investment conferences across a variety of markets, managing the projects from idea origination to delivery on the day.

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Alexandre Marty

Senior Investor Relations Manager


Alexandre Marty joined EDF's investors and markets department in Paris in 2013 as a senior investor relations manager. His areas of focus include socially responsible investment and the coordination of EDF’s green bond activities.

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Roland Mees

Director, Sustainable Finance

ING Wholesale Banking

Roland is a director of sustainable finance in ING Wholesale Banking, based in Amsterdam. Roland initiated the lending product, which couples the interest rate on a loan for general corporate purposes to the client’s year-on-year sustainability performance improvement, as measured by Sustainalytics. 

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Tom Meuwissen


NWB Bank

Tom Meuwissen is the treasurer of NWB Bank. He has responsibility for funding, investor relations, asset and liability management, and the bank treasury. He is part of the management team at NWB Bank. NWB Bank is an agency for the public sector in the Netherlands.

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Maxime Molenaar

ESG Research Analyst and Advisor


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Ignacio Mosquera Vásquez

Head of Treasury

Royal Philips

Ignacio Mosquera Vásquez is the head of treasury at Royal Philips. He has held this position since July 2017. He joined Philips in October 2014 as head of corporate finance after over 15 years in different leadership roles at Bain and Company, KPMG, Banco Popular and Millicom.

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Peter Munro

Director, Market Practice and Regulatory Policy


Peter Munro is the director of market practice and regulatory policy at ICMA. He joined the International Capital Markets Association (ICMA) in September 2016, on secondment from the European Investment Bank (EIB), where he was head of investor relations.

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Ralph Ockert

Head of Debt Syndicate

DZ Bank

Ralph Ockert is head of debt syndicate at DZ BANK. Ralph started his career at Hamburgische Landesbank (now HSH Nordbank) in 1991, where he worked in the money market department.

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Heike Reichelt

Head of Investor Relations and New Products

The World Bank

Heike Reichelt is head of investor relations and new products at the World Bank. The World Bank borrows around USD 40 billion annually in the international capital markets.

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Aldo Romani

Deputy Head of Funding, Capital Markets Department

European Investment Bank

Aldo Romani is deputy head of funding at the European Investment Bank. Aldo started his professional career with a traineeship in investment banking and then a front-office position in the Zentrale Konsortialabteilung of Commerzbank AG in Frankfurt am Main. He left the bank as Abteilungsleiter for Asian markets (including PRC)

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Bas Rüter

Global Sustainability Director


Bas Rüter is the global director of sustainability at Rabobank. He is also chairman of the sustainability platform of the Dutch Banking Association, and the Dutch Banking Association’s lead negotiator and steering committee member of the Dutch banking sector’s international CSR covenant.

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Eero Saue

Policy Officer, Climate Finance

DG CLIMA, European Commission

Eero Saue works in the European Commission's climate action directorate on integrating climate into the EU budget and financial system. Previously, Eero has worked in the Commission's development directorate on preparing EU approach for the financing for development and the sustainable development agenda.

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Sabrina Schulz

Managing Director, Berlin Office


Dr Sabrina Schulz is the managing director of the Berlin office of E3G – Third Generation Environmentalism, a European not-for-profit think tank working to accelerate the global transition to a low-carbon economy. She is an expert in German and European climate and energy policy.

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Stephanie Sfakianos

Head of Sustainable Capital Markets

BNP Paribas

Stephanie Sfakianos is the head of sustainable capital markets, which is part of Global Markets. She has held this role for the past four years, and acts as the product sponsor for green and sustainable bond issues, working closely with issuers, investors and internal clients.

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Daniel Stander

Global Managing Director


Daniel Stander is the global managing director at RMS. He has spent his entire career bringing new ideas to the risk and resilience industry. A member of RMS’ Global Leadership Council, Daniel currently has responsibility for driving innovative, strategic solutions across RMS’ entire client base – covering both public sector

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Mercedes Storch

Senior Funding Officer, Investor Relations

Instituto de Credito Oficial

Mercedes Storch is a senior funding officer at Instituto de Credito Oficial (ICO). She started working at ICO in the risk department, and has now been working in capital markets and investor relations for 10 years. She was involved in structuring and launching its first social bond.

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Pierre Van Peteghem


Asian Development Bank

Pierre Van Peteghem is the treasurer of the Asian Development Bank (ADB). He took over the position in February 2015. As the treasurer, Mr Van Peteghem is responsible for ensuring that ADB maintains the financial capability to respond to the needs of its developing member countries

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Christopher Wigley

Senior Fixed Income Portfolio Manager, Responsible for Credit and Green Bonds


Christopher Wigley joined Mirova’s fixed income team in 2014. The funds managed by Chris include the Mirova green bond global fund and the Mirova sustainable corporate bond fund.

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Bodo Winkler

Head of Credit Treasury and Investor Relations

Berlin Hyp

Bodo Winkler is head of credit treasury and investor relations at Berlin Hyp in Berlin. In addition to being responsible for the bank’s relations with investors and rating agencies, and the sale of customer derivatives, he also accounts for Berlin Hyp’s green bonds business.

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Tue 05 Sep 2017