Sustainable & Responsible Capital Markets Forum


Adrian Blundell-Wignall

Special Adviser to the Secretary-General on Financial Markets and Director, Directorate for Financial and Enterprise Affairs


Adrian Blundell-Wignall is the special adviser to the secretary-general on financial markets and director in the directorate for financial and enterprise affairs (DAF) at the OECD. DAF supports governments to improve the domestic and global policies that affect business and markets.

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Erik Jan van Bergen

Chief Investment Officer


Erik Jan van Bergen is chief investment officer of ACTIAM (formerly SNS Asset Management). He oversees approximately EUR51.4 billion of assets for a variety of insurance companies, banks, pension funds and mutual funds.

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Manuel Adamini

Director, Investor Outreach and Partners Programme

Climate Bonds Initiative

Manuel Adamini is the director of the investor outreach and partners programme at the Climate Bonds Initiative. Manuel is an expert in institutional responsible investing, with a deep understanding of climate-related investment risks and opportunities, including green/climate bonds.

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Laurent Babikian

Director - France, Benelux and Monaco


Laurent started his career in 1991 working with Bank Indosuez for ten years. In 2000, he co-founded a start-up incubator and coached entrepreneurs to accelerate their businesses before creating his own consultancy company for which he moved to Brazil in 2007.

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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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Hans Biemans

Head of Sustainable Markets


Hans Biemans is head of sustainable markets at Rabobank. He was nominated overall most impressive SRI banker 2015 by Global Capital. Since 2002, Biemans is responsible for the integration of sustainability in the various business lines of Rabobank Group.

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Noelle Cazalis

Assistant Fund Manager

Rathbone Brothers

Noelle Cazalis is the assistant fund manager within the fixed income team, assisting Bryn Jones on the Rathbone Ethical Bond Fund, and both Bryn Jones and David Coombs on the Rathbone Strategic Bond Fund and Rathbone Multi-Asset Portfolios, with direct bond selection.

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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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Naoki Enomoto

Director and Managing Executive Officer

Development Bank of Japan

Naoki Enomoto is a director and managing executive officer as well as a member of the board of directors of the Development Bank of Japan Inc.

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Marcus Fedder

Chair, Audit Committee

International Finance Facility for Immunisation (IFFIm)

Marcus Fedder has been involved with microfinance for the last five years after spending more than 20 years in banking. He held senior positions at several financial institutions, including Toronto Dominion Bank, where he was a vice chair of TD Securities and was responsible for all businesses in Europe and

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Rita Geyermann

First Vice President, Head of Asset Management


Rita Geyermann is head of asset management at KfW Bankengruppe with responsibility for the bank’s liquidity portfolio, the promotional ABS and green bond portfolio.

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Felipe Gordillo

Senior SRI Analyst

BNP Paribas Investment Partners

Felipe Gordillo is a senior SRI/ESG analyst at BNP Paribas Investment Partners (BNPP-IP). As senior analyst at BNPP-IP, Felipe is responsible for research and engagement in the real estate, textile, automobile and technology sectors.

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Anthony Hobley

Chief Executive Officer

Carbon Tracker Initiative

Anthony has been chief executive officer of the Carbon Tracker Initiative since February 2014. Previously he was a partner at and global head of the sustainability and climate finance practice at global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright.

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Rene Karsenti


International Finance Facility for Immunisation (IFFIm)

Rene Karsenti is the president of the International Capital Market Association (ICMA). He previously served as ICMA’s executive president. Mr Karsenti is involved in particular with ICMA’s interaction with governments, regulatory bodies, trade associations and international organisations. From 2009 to May 2011, Mr Karsenti also was chairman of the International

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Richard Kemmish


Euromoney Conferences

Richard Kemmish is an independent consultant specialising in the covered bond market. He has over 20 years of experience in the mortgage finance market working initially on mortgage securitisations (until it became fashionable) and subsequently on covered bonds.

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Stuart Kinnersley

Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Affirmative Investment Management

Stuart Kinnersley has over 27 years of experience working within the financial sector, with over 25 years of these spent as an investment practitioner within the asset management industry.

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Eila Kreivi

Director and Head of Capital Markets

European Investment Bank

Eila Kreivi is director and head of the capital markets department. Previously, Ms Eila Kreivi worked as head of funding for the Americas, Asia & Pacific for seven years at the EIB.

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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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Olivier Leruste

Head of Acquisition and Project Finance

Akuo Energy

Olivier Leruste is the head of the acquisition and project finance team at Akuo Energy, which has raised more than EUR1,200 million over the last seven years from financial institutions, infrastructure funds and development banks.

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Adam MacDonald

Director, Corporate Solutions

Lloyds Bank

Adam is a director in the corporate solutions team. Adam is leading Lloyd’s push into the developing market for green and sustainable capital markets.

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Laurent Machureau

Deputy General Manager of Finance

Region Ile-de-France

Laurent Machureau is deputy general manager of Région Ile-de-France, in charge of finance, audit and management control. After obtaining a masters in engineering from Ecole Polytechnique, he obtained an economist-statistician diploma from the National School for Statistics and Economic Administration (ENSAE) and graduated from Ecole Nationale d’Administration in 2001.

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Jason Mitchell

Fund Manager

GLG Partners

Jason oversees Man GLG’s sustainability investment strategies, including the global sustainability strategy and the virgin climate change strategy. He also co-manages the GLG global equity strategy.

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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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Nicholas Pfaff

Senior Director

International Capital Markets Association (ICMA)

Nicholas Pfaff is a senior director in the market practice and regulatory policy team of the International Capital Markets Association (ICMA). He is the chair of the Pan-European Private Placement Joint Committee, and coordinates a number of other ICMA initiatives.

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Andrea Phillips

Vice President, Urban Investment Group

Goldman Sachs

Andrea Phillips is a vice president in the urban investment group of Goldman Sachs. She leads the GS social impact fund and deal teams with a focus on social impact bonds and economic development financing, and also developed the access to capital programme as part of the 10,000 small businesses

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Ben Powell

Head of Funding

International Finance Corporation

Ben Powell if the head of funding at International Finance Corporation (IFC). He joined IFC in September 2011 to take up the position of senior financial officer in the treasury department, specifically working on IFC’s funding program. In 2014 Powell took responsibility for IFC’s overall funding program, which in 2016

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Rodrigo Robledo

Head of Capital Markets

Instituto de Credito Oficial

Rodrigo has been head of the capital markets department at Instituto De Crédito Oficial since February 2009, where he is responsible for monitoring ICO’s medium and long-term funding activity and investor relations. From 2004 until 2009, he was senior officer in the capital markets team.

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Daniel Rossetto

Managing Director

Climate Mundial

Daniel Rossetto is a director of Climate Mundial, a dedicated climate finance and carbon markets advisory firm based in London. He has held this position since 2012 and clients include corporations and public agencies making mitigation and adaptation investments.

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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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Laura Tlaiye

Sustainability Adviser, Capital Markets Department

The World Bank

Laura is sustainability adviser for the World Bank treasury. She has worked on environment and climate change issues for the past 25 years, including in her previous position as manager for environment in the sustainable development network of the World Bank.

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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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Thu 17 Sep 2015

InterContinental Paris Le Grand, Paris