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9.00 - Registration

9.45 - UK national committee of the World Petroleum Council Chairs’ opening remarks 
Wim Thomas FEI, Chief Energy Advisor, Shell International

10.00 - Introduction to the energy industry in transition
Jamie Webster, Senior Director, The Boston Consulting Group

10.15 - Keynote: Setting the scene: an energy industry in transition
Laszlo Varro, Chief Economist, International Energy Agency (IEA)

10.45 - Refreshments and networking

11.15 - Panel discussion:

  • Laszlo Varro, Chief Economist, International Energy Agency (IEA)

  • Angus McCrone, Chief Editor, Bloomberg New Energy Finance - Gain a clear perspective on the technologies and financial, economic and policy trends driving the energy transformation

  • Joost Bergsma, CEO and Managing Partner, Glennmont Partners - Delivering sustainable returns from the alternative energy investment, by building enduring value through long-term partnerships

  • Wim Heuninck, Senior Advisor to the Board, Enertika

  • Edward Mason, Head of Responsible Investment, Church Commissioners for England

  • Paul Battelle, Director – Structured Finance Infrastructure & Energy, Deutsche Bank AG London

13.00 - Lunch and networking

14.15 - Financing challenges for traditional oil and gas investments
Andrew Smart, Energy Industry Group Managing Director, Accenture

14.30 - Keynote: Managing the energy transition from an IOC perspective.
Paul Appleby, Senior Advisor, Group Strategy, BP

15.00 - Panel discussion: 

  • Paul Appleby, Senior Advisor, Group Strategy, BP

  • Graham Talbot, Chief Financial Officer and EVP, Maersk Energy- Assessing the financing and investment challenges for the industry in coping with the Energy Transition

  • Jon Story, Senior Director, IHS Markit - Climate change strategy dialogue will assist the energy industry to make long term plans for the transition to low carbon energy

  • Robert Clews, Managing Director, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, Europe

  • Tallat Hussain, Senior Environmental Counsel, White & Case

16.45 - Wrap-up by symposium chair

17.00 - End of symposium

17.10 - Drinks reception