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Climate-Related Financial Reporting Conference

Frameworks, Risks, Implementation & Opportunities


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The Climate-Related Financial Reporting Conference will discuss frameworks, risks, implementation issues and opportunities associated with climate-related financial reporting.

Topics are designed for financial officers, risk officers, strategic managers, enterprise risk managers, investors, regulators, insurers, accountants, auditors and accounting academics who are interested in understanding the development progress and potential impact of near- and longer-term initiatives to report the implications of global climate change on potential financial performance, the implications of firms’ decisions on global climate change, and the degree of firms’ interactions with and dependencies upon stocks of natural capital.

The conference includes a dinner in the Hall at St John’s College, with a keynote speech by Hans Hoogervorst, Chairman of the IASB.

Keynote speaker

Hans Hoogervorst
Chairman, International Accounting Standards Board (IASB)

Speakers & moderators

Charles Allison
Partner, Energy and Climate Services, ERM
Hannah Armitage
Project Manager, Financial Reporting Lab at the Financial Reporting Council
Matthew Arnold
Managing Director, Global Head of Sustainable Finance, JP Morgan Chase
Ed Baker
Senior Policy Advisor, UN Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI)
Nick Blyth
Policy & Practice Lead, IEMA
Dr Katherine Bolt
Senior Economist, RSPB
Natural Capital Hub Co-Manager, Cambridge Conservation Initiative
Emily Booth
MBA Candidate, Stanford Graduate School of Business
Professor Hui Chen
Professor of Accounting, University of Zurich
Dr Jenny Chu
Deputy Director, Cambridge Centre for Financial Reporting & Accountability
Simon Connell
Head, Sustainability Strategy, Standard Chartered Bank
Ian Dickie
Director, eftec
Alison Dundjerovic
Technical Manager and Financial Reporting Thought Leadership, ICAEW
John Firth
CEO and Co-founder, Acclimatise Group
Ulrik Fugmann
Partner, Sustainable Solutions
Jeff Hales
Chair, Sustainability Accounting Standards Board
Vanessa Havard-Williams
Partner, Global Head of Environment, Linklaters LLP
Professor Alan Jagolinzer
Professor of Financial Accounting
Director, Cambridge Centre for Financial Reporting & Accountability
Paul Jefferiss
Head of Policy, BP
Douglas Johnston
Partner, Climate Change and Sustainability, EY
Professor Bjorn Jorgensen
Professor of Accounting & Financial Management, London School of Economics
Jean-Baptiste Juery
Founder, Clean-Transition Project
Ani Kavookjian
Sustainable Business & Finance, Bloomberg
Conor Kehoe
Senior Partner Emeritus, Special Advisor, McKinsey
Mike Knight
Senior Advisor, Carbon Tracker
Professor Philipp Krüger
Associate Professor of Finance, University of Geneva
Junior Chair, Swiss Finance Institute
Natasha Landell-Mills
Head of Stewardship, Sarasin & Partners
Manuel Lewin
Head of Risk Strategy and Reporting, Group Risk Management, Zurich Insurance Company
Youri Lie
Manager, Climate Change and Sustainability Services, EY
Martin Lok
Deputy Director, Natural Capital Coalition
Dr Thomas Maddox
Natural Capital Hub Co-Manager, Cambridge Conservation Initiative
Genevieve Marjoribanks
Head of Department, Financial Conduct Authority
Mardi McBrien
Managing Director, Climate Disclosure Standards Board
Dr Matt McCarten
Spatial Finance Lead, University of Oxford Smith School
Troy Mortimer
Director, Head of Sustainability and Responsible Investment, KPMG UK
Gerhard Mulder
Finance Lead, Climate Adaptation Services
Miroslav Petkov
Director, Head of Financial Services Environmental and Climate Risk Research, S&P Global Ratings
Russell Picot
Chair of Trustee board of the HSBC Bank (UK) Pension Fund
Director of LifeSight
Senior Associate, Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership
Paul Pritchard
Adviser on Sustainability
Corinne Raux
Chief Executive, The Environmental and Social Agency for Financiers
Professor Stefan Reichelstein
Endowed Chair in Business Administration, University of Mannheim Business School
Delaney Reynolds
Climate-scientist-activist and marine biology student, University of Miami
Gordon Rogers
Head of Sustainability, Yorkshire Water
Greg Rogers
Specialist in Climate Strategy & Disclosure
Partner, Eratosthenes
Fellow, Cambridge Judge Business School
Zsuzsanna Schiff
Manager Audit and Reporting, Financial Services Faculty, ICAEW
Robert Schuwerk
Executive Director, North America, Carbon Tracker
Dr Nina Seega
Research Director for Sustainable Finance, University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership
Helen Slinger
Executive Director, Accounting for Sustainability (A4S)
Richard Spencer
Head of Sustainability, ICAEW
Amanda Swaffield
Director, Deloitte UK National Accounting and Audit
Jakob Thomae
Managing Director, 2° Investing Initiative
Felix van Veldhoven
Consultant, Climate Adaptation Services
Chris White
Principal Environmental Economist, AECOM
Michael Wilkins
Managing Director, Sustainable Finance, S&P Global Ratings
TCFD member
Jon Williams
Partner, Sustainability and Climate Change, PwC
Dr Michael Willis
Director, Cambridge Master of Accounting Programme

Download the schedule (last updated 25 March 2019)

The Cambridge Centre for Financial Reporting & Accountability are partnering with ICAEW, the University of Zurich Accounting Faculty and the Centre for Sustainable Finance at the Institute for Sustainability Leadership, University of Cambridge.

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Hotels within walking distance of St John’s College


The closest airports to Cambridge are:

  • London Stansted Airport (40 mins by car)
  • London Luton Airport (1 hour 5 mins by car)
  • London Heathrow Airport (1 hour 30 mins by car)
  • London Gatwick Airport (1 hours 45 mins by car)

There are direct trains between Cambridge and both Stansted Airport and Gatwick Airport (though the former are more frequent). The train between Cambridge and Luton Airport involves changing at London King’s Cross/St Pancras train station. If arriving at Heathrow Airport, get on the Underground and take the Piccadilly line to London King’s Cross train station to catch a train to Cambridge. There’s a taxi rank outside Cambridge station, with the journey into the centre of town taking about 10 minutes.

Alternatively National Express have coaches making regular trips from all four London airports to central Cambridge, or you can book a taxi or minibus online from a company such as Jewels Airport Transfers.