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Amy Hood
Chief Financial Officer

Avinash Rugoobur
Chief Strategy Officer

Michael Froman
Vice Chairman & President Strategic Growth

Kate Brandt
Google Sustainability Officer at Google

Kate Brandt leads sustainability across Google’s worldwide operations, products, and supply chain. In this role, Kate partners with various Google teams to ensure the company is capitalizing on opportunities to strategically advance sustainability.

Baroness Worthington
House of Lords

Nigel Topping
High Level Industry & Climate
COP 26

In 2019 Nigel was appointed by the UK Government as the COP26 high level champion for industry and policy to meet the climate change challenge.

Nigel is the former CEO of We Mean Business, which harnesses business leadership to drive the innovations and policies that accelerate action on climate change. It was instrumental in achieving the ambitious Paris Agreement in 2015. Previously, he was executive director of CDP (formerly the Carbon Disclosure Project).

Nigel has 18 years’ experience in the manufacturing sector, most recently as a member of the MBO team who took TMD Friction private and built it into the number one global brake pad manufacturer. Nigel is a commissioner on the Energy Transitions Commission and a member of the Daimler Integrity and Responsibility Board. He’s also a Director of the London Pension Fund Authority – appointed by Mayor Sadiq Khan to ensure implementation of his commitment to decarbonize the portfolio.

He is a member of the Grantham Institute on Climate and Environment advisory board at LSE and Imperial College, and sits on the boards of the Science Based Targets initiative and Schumacher College.

Patrick O. Brown

Valdis Dombrovskis
Executive Vice President
European Commission
Green New Deal

Marc Benioff
Chairman & Co-CEO

William Li
Co-Founder and CEO

Ted Cannis
Global Director, Electrification
Ford Motor Company

Imogen Pierce
Chief Marketing Officer

Daniel Johns
World Economic Forum
Global Future Council on Advanced Manufacturing and Production

Ross Kingsland
Founder & Chairman

Launched the world’s first climate change consultancy through the UK Hadley Center and managing the global communications of multiple IPCC reports Ross moved into tech spent the last 10 years working with companies such as Uber, Lamborghini, TechStars, European Innovation Academy, Virgin and hundreds of start-ups, VCs and government departments to accelerate growth globally. 

In 2019, Ross wrote the global policy initiative – PACE to support public listed companies to transition to carbon net zero.