President and Chief Executive Officer
Senior Adviser, World Economic Forum and the Inter-American Development Bank. Senior Fellow, Results for Development Institute. Formerly: Chief Operating Officer, Open Society Foundations; Group Managing Director, UBS; and during a 19-year career with the World Bank Group, Managing Director, World Bank, Chief of Staff, Vice-President of External Affairs, Country Director for the Caribbean Region, Head of Media and Chief Spokesperson; award-winning Program Editor and Senior Producer, BBC; worked in the British House of Commons as Political Assistant to Member of Parliament, James Callaghan. Has served on the Boards of the UBS Optimus Foundation and Swiss Sustainable Finance; and on a number of international advisory bodies and non-profits. For five years, served as Sherpa to the heads of government meetings of the G7 and G20. PhD, London School of Economics; Prize Research Fellow, Nuffield College, Oxford University.
Chief Executive Officer
Graduate, Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées, Paris. Began career in Malaysia with the construction firm GTM International. Then joined Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations, France; held several positions with its investment and development subsidiary, Egis Projects; 2001, appointed Chief Executive Officer, Egis. 2005, founded Meridiam. Co-Founder and Chairman, Long Term Infrastructure Investors Association (LTIIA).
Central Bank of the Netherlands (DNB)
Frank Elderson (1970) has served as an executive director of De Nederlandsche Bank (DNB) since 1 July 2011. In that capacity he is currently responsible for Banking supervision, Horizontal supervisory functions and Legal Affairs. He is a member of the European Central Bank (ECB) Supervisory Board. Frank Elderson has participated as an observer in the EU High Level Expert Group on Sustainable Finance. He is the chairman of the Central Banks and Supervisors Network for Greening of the Financial System. He is the chairman of the Platform for Sustainable Finance in the Netherlands.
Before joining DNB’s Executive Board, Mr Elderson served as Head of the ABN AMRO supervision department (2006-2007), Director of the Legal Services division (2007-2011) and DNB’s General Counsel (2008-2011). He received his professional training as an attorney with Houthoff Advocaten & Notarissen from 1995 to 1998. Having studied various courses at the University of Zaragoza, Spain, he graduated in Dutch law at the University of Amsterdam in 1994. He obtained an LL.M. Degree at Columbia Law School, New York, in 1995.
Chief Executive Officer
Rockefeller Capital Management
Gregory J. Fleming is the founding Chief Executive Officer of Rockefeller Capital Management. He has spent more than 30 years in the financial services industry, and has developed a track record of transforming businesses, engendering trust among institutional and individual clients and creating value for colleagues and shareholders. Mr. Fleming assumed the role of CEO of Rockefeller Capital Management in March 2018. The firm was created from the former Rockefeller & Co. and combines wealth management, family office, and asset management with a strategic advisory capability. Mr. Fleming is a shareholder and member of the Board of Directors of Rockefeller Capital Management.
Prior to leading Rockefeller Capital Management, Mr. Fleming was the President of Morgan Stanley Wealth Management and Morgan Stanley Investment Management. He served in these roles for 6 years and oversaw the transformation of both businesses. Under Mr. Fleming’s leadership, assets under management in Morgan Stanley Investment Management nearly doubled from $210 BN to over $400 BN. In Wealth Management, pre-tax operating margins increased from mid-single digits to over 22%, and FA attrition was reduced by more than half. During his tenure, Morgan Stanley bank assets more than doubled to over $100 BN. Before joining Morgan Stanley in 2010, he served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Merrill Lynch from 2007 to 2009, and previously ran Merrill Lynch’s Global Investment Banking business. During the course of his career, he has advised on more than $200 billion in mergers and capital raising, helping clients navigate some of the most complex situations in the most challenging market environments. Mr. Fleming joined Merrill Lynch as an investment banker in 1992. He had also been a principal at Booz Allen Hamilton. Mr. Fleming is a former director of Colgate University; a member of the Board of Advisors for the Yale Law School Center for the Study of Corporate Law, the Council on Foreign Relations and the Economic Club of New York; a trustee at Deerfield Academy; and a member of the Ronald McDonald House Board of Directors. He also serves as an Advisory Director on the board of the Florida Marlins, a Resource Council member of the Turn 2 Foundation and serves on the Advisory Board of COVR, an innovative financial services start-up. He frequently serves as a Visiting Lecturer in Law and a Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the Center for the Study of Corporate Law at Yale Law School. He is a Phi Beta Kappa, summa cum laude graduate in economics from Colgate University and received his J.D. from Yale Law School.
Head of the Private Bank for the United Kingdom and Ireland
JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Oliver Gregson is the Head of the Private Bank for the United Kingdom and Ireland at J.P. Morgan. He is responsible for managing J.P. Morgan’s overall wealth management business in these markets and sits on the Private Bank’s Europe, Middle East and Africa Management Committee.
Prior to joining J.P. Morgan, Oliver was head of HSBC’s Private Bank Investment Group for the U.K. and Channel Islands. In this role, he led the wealth strategy for the Private Bank and oversaw teams including investment strategy, investment counselling, discretionary portfolio management, sales and trading, and wealth advisory. Oliver has also served in various leadership positions at Barclays, Citigroup and UBS Wealth Management.
Oliver sits on the U.K. Philanthropy Governance Committee of the J.P. Morgan Corporate Foundation which Focuses on Social Mobility, Financial Capability and Small Business. He is a member of the Private Strategic Advisory Committee for U.K. Finance, sits on the Campaign Board for Stowe School and is a Trustee for Blue Ventures Marine Conservation and Help for Heroes. Oliver is a Freeman of the Worshipful Company of International Bankers.
Oliver holds a Bachelor of Applied Science from Nottingham University.
Studies at St Gallen School of Economics, Switzerland; MBA, INSEAD. Independent investor. President: Fondation MAVA, Gland, Switzerland; Fondation Tour du Valat, Arles, France. Vice-Chairman: Roche Holding, Basel, Switzerland. Member of the Board: Genentech, South San Francisco, US; SYSTEMIQ Ltd., London, UK; Member of the Board of Trustees of the World Economic Forum, Cologny, Switzerland; as well as of the Center for the Fourth Industrial Revolution, San Francisco, US; Chairman of the Advisory Board of the Hoffmann Global Institute in Business and Society at INSEAD, Fontainebleau, France; non-profit foundations. Interests: sustainability, business as a force for good, nature, opera, philanthropy
Chief Executive Officer
During his time as CEO, Heathrow has consistently improved service levels for passengers, while reducing costs, and it is now rated one of the best airports in the world. John has championed a third runway at Heathrow, building cross party and national support. In 2017 he launched Heathrow 2.0, a plan for the airport to become a centre of excellence in sustainable aviation. He has a keen interest in promoting diversity and social mobility, and is chair of the Business in the Community Employment and Skills Leadership Team. John is also a Non-Executive Director at Thames Tideway.
Before becoming CEO in July 2014, he was Development Director, responsible for delivering the £2.5bn Terminal 2 on time and on budget, and Commercial Director, responsible for growing revenues and improving passenger service.
Prior to joining Heathrow, John worked in housebuilding in the UK and US, with Taylor Wimpey, and in brewing and leisure retail in the UK with Bass plc. His early experience was as a strategy consultant advising leisure and FMCG companies in the UK, US, Australia and the Philippines.
John is married with two daughters.
Uday H. Khemka
MA, Cambridge University; MBA, Harvard University (Baker Scholar). Vice Chairman SUN Group; Executive Chairman SUN-AMP (India-focused distributed generation solar power producer) and Head of SUN Group renewable energy sector activities; Head real estate sector activities and Member of Board SUN-Ares (Indian Real Estate investment manager) also co-led asset management, private equity and venture capital business, India, and board member of group companies involved in mining and energy sector activities. Co-leads family's philanthropic activities including N.J. Khemka Foundation, with a special focus on renewable energy and climate change; Chairman of the Clean Energy Finance Forum and Solar Rooftop Policy Coalition (focused on Government of India's renewable energy strategy and goals) ; Founder, UK on-line charitable platform, JustGiving; also member of boards of various international institutions focused on climate change, education, public health, and poverty and development; elected a Young Global Leader at the World Economic Forum in Davos.
Chief Executive Officer
Prior to becoming CEO three years ago, Pawel was a Senior Adviser to Kleinwort Benson and an Associate Partner at Stanhope Capital with over 25 years financial services experience in capital raising in both the institutional, public and early stage private markets. Previously the Investment Partner of Hermes BPK and Caliburn Capital, Pawel formerly ran Global Technology Equity Sales at Merrill Lynch and was head of Credit Suisse First Boston’s and Deutsche Bank’s London-based Pan European Equity sales. At the start of his career Pawel served with H.M. Forces for six years in Germany, Cyprus and the UK.
Chief Executive Officer
Convergence Blended Finance
Joan Larrea, CEO of Convergence, is an expert in catalyzing investment in places that need it most and brings with her over 25 years of experience in emerging markets investing.
Since 2016, Joan’s leadership has driven Convergence to become a global independent authority for blended finance. As CEO, Joan ensures Convergence continues to elevate the field of blended finance through its products and services and accelerate the flow of private capital into SDG projects across Africa, Asia and Latin America.
Joan also serves on the FinDev Canada Advisory Council, the Advisory Group of Financial Experts for the Global Environment Facility’s Non-Grant Instruments Program, and HRH The Prince of Wales Sustainable Markets Council.
Prior to joining Convergence, from 2014 to 2016, she served as Managing Director for Business Development and Partnerships at the U.S. Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC, now the Development Finance Corporation), leading OPIC’s efforts to partner with philanthropic and private investors to increase capital flows to OPIC's target markets. Before OPIC, d from 2005 to 2014, Joan was a managing director on the emerging markets team at Global Environment Fund, a privately held asset manager with USD 1 billion in assets under management, dedicated to the energy, environmental, and natural resource sectors. She began her career in 1996 as an investment officer at the International Finance Corporation, where she concluded pioneering transactions in diverse infrastructure and manufacturing sectors across Asia.
Joan holds an MBA from the Wharton School of Business and an MA and BA from the University of Pennsylvania. She is a fluent speaker of Mandarin Chinese.
World Economic Forum
Member of the Managing Board and Head of the Centre for Global Industries, World Economic Forum. Formerly, Global President, Smart+Connected Communities, Cisco Systems; 2009-16, Deputy Chief Globalization Officer; led Cisco’s globalization headquarters in Bangalore, India; former Chairman, Cisco India’s Advisory Board. 2002-09, global functional roles, IBM, ranging from Chief Marketing and Strategy Officer for IBM's global hardware business to managing IBM's transition from a hardware to a business technology brand; Member, IBM's Strategy Team. Previously, tenured Professor, Graduate Faculty, Emory University’s Goizueta Business School; senior adviser and consultant on market innovation and transformation to consumer and industrial companies. PhD in Marketing Strategy and Multivariate Statistics and Linear Equation Modelling, Strategic Planning Council, Cambridge, MA. Former Member of the Executive Council, Strategic Planning Council. Sony Business Fellow, Sony Corporation. Recipient: American Marketing Association’s Alpha Kappa Psi award for academic research with the biggest impact on the practice of marketing; Academy of Marketing Science’s Distinguished Practitioner award. Member of the Board of Directors, Center for Customer Insights, Yale University School of Management. Has served on the board of Coca-Cola Company’s Technology Incubator, Fizzion, and Citibank India’s Board of Advisors. Investor and adviser to several start-ups in the internet of things space.
Brian T. Moynihan
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Bank of America
Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, Bank of America. Chair: World Economic Forum International Business Council, Bank Policy Institute, American Heart Association CEO Roundtable, Charlotte Executive Leadership Council. Member: Financial Services Forum, The Business Council, The Clearing House, Federal Advisory Council of the Federal Reserve Board. Corporation Trustee, Brown University. Member, Museum Council, Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture.
Group Chief Executive
HSBC Holdings Plc
Noel Quinn was appointed Group Chief Executive in March 2020, having previously served as Interim Group Chief Executive from August 2019 when he was also appointed as a Director of HSBC Holdings.
Mr Quinn was appointed Chief Executive, Global Commercial Banking in December 2015. He became a Group Managing Director in September 2016. From 2011 to 2015 he was the Regional Head of Commercial Banking for Asia-Pacific, based in Hong Kong.
Mr Quinn joined Forward Trust Group, a subsidiary of Midland Bank, in 1987. He led HSBC’s acquisitions of Swan National Motor Finance and Eversholt Leasing Ltd, becoming General Manager of each business in turn.
He has since taken up postings including Head of Specialised and Equity Finance at HSBC, Group Director of Strategy & Development at HSBC Insurance Services North America, Head of Commercial Finance Europe and Head of Commercial Banking UK (2008-2011).
Mr Quinn qualified as an accountant in 1987.
Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Institutional Investors Roundtable
Founding CEO of the Institutional Investors Roundtable (IIR), a not-for-profit platform for the leading global asset owners (mainly pension plans and sovereign wealth funds) to collaborate on private market investment opportunities and challenges of strategic importance for them, with a focus on investment strategies essential to long-term sustainable economic development that require large-scale, long-term capital. Bachelor of Laws from Laval University (Quebec); Bar of province of Quebec; Master in Business Administration (MBA) from Richard Ivey School of Business (University of Western Ontario, Canada).
Chief Executive Officer
Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer, AstraZeneca
Chief operating officer, pharmaceuticals division, CEO of Genentech; led successful merger with Roche, Head of commercial operations, Head of strategic marketing
Aventis / Sanofi Aventis
Chief operating officer of Aventis / Sanofi Aventis USA, Head of global marketing and medical affairs Aventis
Other Previous Positions
Finance, sales, marketing, and general management positions for Roussel and Hoechst Marion Roussel in Asia Pacific
Doctor of veterinary medicine from École nationale vétérinaire d’Alfort, Maisons-Alfort
MBA from HEC, Paris
Honorary Chair Royal DSM; member Board of Trustees WEF, Co-Chair Global Climate Adaptation Centers
Studied Medical & Molecular Biology, Utrecht University; studied in Business Administration, Erasmus University Rotterdam. Worked from 1987 till 1998, with Gist-brocades, including: Marketing & Sales Director, Divisional Director, Member Executive Committee. From 1998 till 1999-- Director Food Specialities Royal DSM. From 2000 till 2007 Member DSM Managing Board; from 2007 till 2020, CEO Royal DSM. Member Supervisory Board Dutch Central Bank (DNB); Non-Executive Director Unilever; Member CEO Council Chinese Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries; Climate Leader of the World Bank Group; Champion of the Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition (CPLC), convened by the World Bank Group. Feike is member of the Board of Trustees of the World Economic Forum and chairs the Sustainability and Climate initiatives of the WEF Since beginning 2020 Feike is also co-chair of the Global Climate Adaptation Centers.
Global Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
2009-16, Chief Executive Officer and Senior Partner, KPMG, Canada. March 2014 - March 2017, Chairman, KPMG's Americas region. Currently Chairman, KPMG International. Since 2009, Member, KPMG's Global Board and Executive Committee. While leading KPMG's Canadian firm, was named a Catalyst Canada Honours Champion in recognition for building a diverse and inclusive culture at KPMG; was awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal for contributions to Canada.
Standard Chartered Bank
José Viñals was appointed Group Chairman of Standard Chartered PLC in December 2016, having joined the Group as Chairman designate in October 2016.
José joined Standard Chartered from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), where he was the Financial Counsellor and Director of the Monetary and Capital Markets Department. He was responsible for the oversight and direction of the IMF’s monetary and financial sector work, and he was the IMF’s chief spokesman on financial matters, including global financial stability. José was a member of the Plenary and Steering Committee of the Financial Stability Board for seven years, playing a key role in the reform of international financial regulation.
José began his career as an economist before spending 25 years at the Central Bank of Spain, where he rose to be the Deputy Governor, with responsibility for all areas of the Central Bank, including monetary policy, banking regulation and supervision. José has held many other Board and advisory positions including Chair of Spain’s Deposit Guarantee Fund, Chair of the International Relations Committee at the European Central Bank, member of the Economic and Financial Committee of the European Union, and Chair of the Working Group on Institutional Investors at the Bank for International Settlements.
He has also been a member of the European Central Bank Monetary Policy Committee; and the high-level group appointed by the President of the European Commission to examine economic challenges in the European Union. He was also a board member of the Spanish Securities Authority, the Comisión Nacional del Mercado de Valores.
He holds a Bachelor's degree in Economics from the University of Valencia; a Master’s degree in Economics from the London School of Economics; and Master's and Doctoral (Ph.D.) degrees in Economics from Harvard University. He is a former Faculty Member of the Economics Department at Stanford University. His awards include the Premio Rey Jaime I (King James I Prize) in Economics in 2001.
Dominic Kailash Nath Waughray
World Economic Forum
BA (Hons) and MA (Cantab) from Cambridge University; and an MSc in Environmental and Natural Resource Economics, University College London. 1994-98, inaugural Natural Resource Economist, UK Natural Environment Research Council Institute of Hydrology; 1998-2005, with the international consultancy Environmental Resources Management, and from 2002, Managing Partner. Since 2006, with the World Economic Forum; joined as inaugural Director, Environmental Initiatives; from 2013, Head of Public Private Partnership, Member of the Executive Committee; and since May 2018, Head of Centre for Global Public Goods, with responsibility for World Economic Forum collaboration with the international community on delivering partnerships for the Sustainable Development Goals. Affiliations include Associate Fellow, Royal Institute of International Affairs (Chatham House); Visiting Scholar, Stanford University Woods Institute for the Environment; Senior Fellow, World Resources Institute; Special Adviser, China Council for International Cooperation on Environment and Development (CCICED); Trustee, The Clean Air Fund; Governing Board Member CGIAR International Water Management Institute (IWMI).
Group Chief Executive Officer
Standard Chartered Bank
Degree in International Relations, Colgate University; MBA, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. 1983-2009, with JPMorgan, including as Co-Chief Executive Officer, Investment Bank. 2011-15, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Renshaw Bay. Since June 2015, Group Chief Executive Officer, Standard Chartered Bank. Former Non-Executive Director, PIC. Member of the Committee, Independent Commission on Banking, UK Government. Independent Non-Executive Director, Novartis International. Member of the Board: Young Vic Theatre; Print Room Theatre.