• 09.15 Registration

  • 09.45 Welcome and opening remarks
    - Wim Thomas FEI, Chief Energy Advisor, Head Energy Team, Shell International, and Chair, UK Committee of the World Petroleum Council

  • 10.00 Welcome from the morning session chair
    - Carina Radford, Partner, White & Case

  • 10.10 Keynote – Setting the scene: IEA World Energy Investment 2019 - an industry transforming?

    - Alessandro Blasi, Special Advisor to the Executive Director, IEA

  • 10.45 Refreshments and networking

  • 11.15 Panel discussion: the financing challenges ahead for new energies and traditional oil and gas players
    - Overview analysis perspective: Alessandro Blasi, Special Advisor to the Executive Director, IEA
    - Institutional investor perspective: Thomas Stenvold, Portfolio Manager, Hartree Partners
    - Oil and gas industry perspective: Joost Bergsma, CEO, Glennmont Partners
    - Bank perspective: Frank Pluta, Global Head Energy, Natixis

  • 12.30 Lunch and networking

  • 13.40 Welcome back from the Chair of the afternoon session
    - John Martin FEI, Non-Executive Director, SOCO

  • 13.45 Panel discussion: Private equity and innovative financing in UKCS
    - Oil and gas company perspective
    - Perspective from a PE player with investment in UK North Sea

  • 14.15 New governance and regulatory issues
    - New IFRS standards: David Holtam, Audit Director, Deloitte
    - Update on the Climate Change Task Force: Tara Schmidt, Principal, Global Energy Transition, ERM

  • 15.00 Refreshments and networking

  • 15.30 Panel discussion: Financing challenges for infrastructure, new technologies and decommissioning 
    - UKCS decommissioning perspective
  • - Oil and gas UKCS operator perspective: Bassem Zaki, Business Development Director, Premier Oil
    - New technologies: John Story, Senior Director, Upstream Research and Consulting, IHS

  • 16.45 Summary from symposium Chairs

  • 17.00 End of symposium