Here's what's scheduled for the event. All times are in BST.

8:20 AM
Registration, networking & morning coffee
8:50 AM
Welcome & introduction

Maurice Button, CEO, City & Financial Global

8:55 AM
Morning chair’s opening remarks

Dr Vian Sharif, Founder, NatureAlpha

9:00 AM
Keynote address I - HMG's rationale and strategy for mobilising investment to protect and restore nature

The Rt Hon Lord Benyon, Minister of State, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

9:15 AM
Keynote address II - Financial flows, risk management and reversing biodiversity loss: The Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework

Dr David Cooper, Acting Executive Secretary, Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD)

9:30 AM
Keynote address III

The COP15 Global Biodiversity Framework – Implications for business and finance

David Craig, Co-chair, Taskforce on Nature-related Financial Disclosures (TNFD)

9:45 AM
Keynote address IV - Beyond Risk; value creation with Nature

Dr Helen Crowley, Managing Director, Pollination

10:00 AM
Biodiversity loss: the scale of the problem and its broad implications


Jenni Ramos, Lawyer, Corporate/Finance and Biodiversity, Commonwealth Climate and Law Initiative


Jo Paisley, President, GARP Risk Institute

Robin Millington, Chief Executive Officer, Planet Tracker, Member of The Supervisory Board, Capitals Coalition

Suresh Weerasinghe, Head of EU and International Public Policy, Aviva

10:45 AM
Networking & morning coffee break
11:05 AM
Impact of biodiversity loss on corporates, banks and investment firms


Martin Lok, Executive Director, Capitals Coalition


Lisa Beauvilain, Executive Director, Global Head of Sustainability, Impax Asset Management

Ingrid Kukuljan, Head of Impact and Sustainable Investing at Federated Hermes

Grant Rudgley, Programme Manager, Banking Environment Initiative (BEI), Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership 

11:50 AM
The latest development in Biodiversity Credit Markets


Andrea Ledward, Director, International Biodiversity and Climate, DEFRA 


Giulia Carbone, Director, Natural Climate Solutions Alliance, WBCSD

Dr Vian Sharif, Founder, NatureAlpha 

Dr Helen Crowley, Managing Director, Pollination 

12:35 PM
Networking & lunch break
1:45 PM
Afternoon Chair’s opening remarks

Chris Perceval, Biodiversity WG Chair, Future of Sustainable Data Alliance

1:50 PM
Reporting on nature risks, opportunities, impacts and dependencies


Lucy Hambro, Co-Founder, THE ARK, Chair of Next Generation Committee, Zoological Society of London (ZSL)


James d'Ath, Data and Analytics Technical Lead, Taskforce on Nature-related Financial Disclosures

Karen Ellis, Chief Economist, WWF-UK

Thomas Maddox, Global Director, Forests and Land, CDP 

Geoff Horrell, Head of Product, Downforce Technologies

2:35 PM
Portfolio analysis for banks and investment firms


Maria Lombardo, Head of ESG Advisory Sustainable Finance, Standard Chartered Bank


Martin Berg, CEO, Climate Asset Management

Peter Mennie, Chief Sustainable Investment Officer, Manulife Investment Management

Rashila Kerai, Biodiversity Specialist in the Sustainable Investing Centre of Expertise, Robeco

3:20 PM
Due diligence and reporting: practical approaches and legal issues

Kim Rybarczyk, ESG Counsel, Linklaters  

3:40 PM
Networking & afternoon tea break
4:05 PM
The use of satellite data for monitoring nature

Dr Alexis Moyer, Head of Business Development, Space Intelligence  

4:25 PM
Getting it wrong: reputational risks and their implications

Oliver Bolton, CEO, Earthly

4:45 PM
Business opportunities in biodiversity


Wilf Bagnall, Green Finance Specialist, Department for Business and Trade


Dr Simon Zadek, Executive Director, NatureFinance, Senior Advisor, TNFD, Co-Lead, Task Force on Nature Markets

Dr Adonai Herrera-Martínez, Director, Environment and Sustainability, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)

Helen Avery, Director, Nature Programmes and GFI Hive, Green Finance Institute

5:25 PM
Chair’s closing remarks
5:30 PM
Close of proceedings