Former Director-General of the WTO as well as former European Commissioner for Trade. Before that Pascal Lamy served as the Head of Cabinet to Jacques Delors when he was the President of the European Commission. Lamy is today President Emeritus of the Jacques Delors Institute and Chair of Europe at Brunswick Group.
Minister for Foreign Trade and Nordic Affairs. Hallberg was previously the Deputy CEO of Almi Företagspartner, where she has also served as CFO. Before being appointed minister, she served on the boards of Atrium Ljunberg, Lifco, Mid Sweden University, Partnerinvest Norr and University West.
Director General of the Confederation of Swedish Enterprise. Jacke was previously the CEO of AstraZeneca. He serves on the boards of Alecta and ICC Sweden.
Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago and Director of the Becker Friedman Institute and the Energy Policy Institute at the University of Chicago. Greenstone previously served as the Chief Economist for President Obama’s Council of Economic Advisers, where he co-led the development of the United States Government’s social cost of carbon. He is also a Co-Director of the Climate Impact Lab, producing empirically grounded estimates of the local and global impact of climate change.
Professor of Economics at the Institute for International Economic Studies at Stockholm University. Hassler serves as a Member of The Committee for the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel and as a Board Member of Stockholm Resilience Centre. He was previously the Chair of the Swedish Fiscal Policy Council, as well as the Chair and Co-author of the SNS Economic Policy Council Report 2020 “Swedish Policy for Global Climate”.
Senior Vice President Sustainability at Skanska Group. Hök previously served as Head of Sustainability at Skandia Norden. She is the Chair of the Sustainability Committee at ICC Sweden and serves on the board of the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) as well as on the board of BoKlok.
Dean of The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University. Kyte previously served as CEO of Sustainable Energy for All, and the United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Sustainable Energy for All. She was previously the World Bank Group Vice President for Sustainable Development and the Bank’s Special Envoy for Climate Change, leading the Bank Group’s efforts to shift its operations and campaign for the Paris Agreement. She has also served as Vice President for Business Advisory Services at the International Finance Corporation, IFC.
Head of Swedish delegation to UNFCCC and member of the UNFCCC Standing Committee on Finance. Co-facilitating a report to COP26 on determination of needs of developing countries for implementing the Climate convention and the Paris Agreement. Previous positions in the Ministry for Foreign Affairs include Head of EU Policy, Head of EU Single Market and Head of Strategic communications as well as EU advisor in the Prime Minister’s Office.
Director General of the GSM Association (GSMA) and former CEO and President of Tele2. In his role at GSMA, he led the mobile industry in becoming the first sector to broadly commit to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in 2016. Mats serves on the Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development, a UN initiative aimed at promoting internet access in order to achieve the SDGs.
Executive Director for UK Deposit Takers Supervision at the Bank of England, responsible for the supervision of the UK’s banks, building societies and credit unions. Breeden has oversight of the Bank of England’s work enhancing the financial system’s resilience to climate change. Furthermore, Breeden chairs the Workstream on Macro-financial issues within NGFS, the Central Banks and Supervisors Network for Greening the Financial System.
CEO of Alecta and Chairman of Stockholm Sustainable Finance Center’s Advisory Board. Billing is a former Member of the European Commission High Level Expert Group on Sustainable Finance. He has previously served as the CEO of Nasdaq Stockholm and Nasdaq Nordics.
Deputy Governor at the Swedish Riksbank. Breman was previously the Group Chief Economist and Global Head of Macro Research at Swedbank and has also worked at the Swedish Ministry of Finance. She holds a PhD in Economics from Stockholm School of Economics and has worked as an Assistant Professor at the Department of Economics at the University of Arizona.
Moderator for all sessions: Mia Horn af Rantzien, CEO, SNS