SNS/SHOF Finance panel: Sustainable finance in Europe

time and place

Tuesday 27 August – Thursday 27 June 2019, 08:00–09:15
SNS, Jakobsbergsgatan 18, Stockholm

At the Finance Panel: Christian Thimann, special adviser to the EU Commission, former Chairman of the Commission’s High-Level Expert Group on Sustainable Finance.

The High-Level Expert Group last year presented their recommendations for a financial system that supports sustainable investments. The aim was also to identify the steps that financial institutions and supervisors should take to protect the stability of the financial system from risks related to the environment. The European Commission has recently adopted its action plan for sustainable finance on the basis of these recommendations. Christian Thimann will talk about what has been achieved so far and what remains.

The Finance Panel is a meeting forum for the financial sector, hosted by SNS and the Swedish House of Finance.

Swedish House of Finance (SHOF) at the Stockholm School of Economics is Sweden’s national research center in financial economics.

The meeting is arranged in collaboration with Mistra, The Swedish Foundation for Strategic Environmental Research.


Christian Thimann, CEO and Chairman of Athora Germany. Thimann is a special adviser to the European Commission in the area of financial regulation. Until 2018 he was Chairman of the EU High-Level Expert Group on Sustainable Finance. Thimann is affiliated Professor of Economics at Paris School of Economics and Vice Chair of the Financial Stability Board’s (FSB) Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD). He has also served as Director General at ECB.

The meeting will be moderated by Pehr Wissén, PhD, Professor Emeritus of Practice, Swedish House of Finance

The seminar will be held in English

Registration and fee

The number of seats is limited. The seminar is open to SNS members*, SHOF, Mistra, the press, and specially invited guests. The fee is SEK 995 +VAT. An invoice will be sent after the seminar. Register through the link below. Cancellation after August 23 or no-show will be charged.

*Lista of SNS members/Information about membership

Warmly welcome!