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

8:30 AM
Registration, networking & morning coffee
8:55 AM
Chair’s opening remarks
9:00 AM
Keynote address: The Green Finance Strategy and Nature Markets Framework – the Government’s plans for nature-based markets

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

9:15 AM
Keynote address: The Global Biodiversity Framework Targets – Are we on target?

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

9:30 AM
Keynote address: Nature as infrastructure – rethinking our conceptual approach
9:45 AM
The latest development in biodiversity credit markets


Caroline Bush, Associate Director, Osborne Clarke


Dr Tim Coles OBE, Director and Chief Executive Officer, rePLANET, and Member, BCA Task Force

Guy Thompson, Managing Director, EnTrade and Group Sustainability Director, Wessex Water

10:35 AM
Networking & morning coffee break
11:00 AM
The use of satellite data and AI for monitoring nature
11:20 AM
Data and metrics: how public and private initiatives together can address the market’s requirements




Sue Armstrong Brown, Global Director of Environmental Impact and Thought Leadership, CDP 

Elena Pérez Celis, Head of Policy & Public Affairs, Bankers for Net Zero 

Peter Ward, Head of Corporate Partnerships, The Natural History Museum

12:05 PM
Business opportunities in biodiversity – the intersection of biodiversity and technology


Eva Zabey, Chief Executive Officer , Business for Nature


Dr Katie Leach, Group Head of Nature, Lloyds Banking Group

Dr Adonai Herrera-Martínez, Director, Environment and Sustainability, EBRD

12:50 PM
Networking & lunch break
1:45 PM
Keynote address: Financing the Bioeconomy

Dr Simon Zadek, Co-Chief Executive Officer, NatureFinance, Co-CEO and Senior Advisor to the Taskforce on Nature-related Financial Disclosures (TNFD) 

2:00 PM
Biodiversity & nature: recent regulatory developments and horizon scanning

Kim Rybarczyk, ESG Counsel, Linklaters

2:20 PM
Reporting on nature risks, opportunities, impacts and dependencies


Jo Paisley, President, GARP Risk Institute


Mark Gough, Chief Executive Officer, Capitals Coalition

Karen Ellis, Chief Economist, WWF-UK

Sebastian Leape, Chief Executive Officer, NatCap

Elodie Chêne, Senior Manager, Standards, Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) 

3:05 PM
Understanding linkage between directors’ fiduciary duties and their legal responsibilities in relation to nature and climate
3:25 PM
Networking & afternoon tea break
3:45 PM
How to measure biodiversity impact? Guidance on approaches and tools
4:05 PM
Biodiversity net gain requirements: steps for developers
4:25 PM
How to incorporate nature into investment decisions


Gilad Goren, Executive Director, Nature Tech Collective


Jenn-Hui Tan, Chief Sustainability Officer, Fidelity International

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

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

5:10 PM
Chair’s closing remarks
5:15 PM
Close of proceedings