A. Salman Amin joined S.C. Johnson in March 2013 as its chief operating officer for North America. Prior to this he was global chief marketing officer at PepsiCo.
Francisco Barnés was designated as the head of the National Institute of Ecology and Climate Change by the President of Mexico in March 2011. Prior to this he was a partner at McKinsey & Company as part of the global leadership team on Energy and Sustainability Practices, advising governments, NGOs, private companies and public sector institutions.
Until 2014 Neil was deputy director-general and chief operating officer of the CBI, where he was responsible for UK and international operations, business planning, and representing the CBI nationally and internationally to governments and media.
Pelam Hawker was an executive director at Johnson Matthey plc and ran many of that company’s businesses, as well as being appointed to the main board. He is currently chairman of Metalysis Ltd, chair of a panel allocating grants for low carbon vehicle infrastructure, an associate Professor at Cardiff University and serves on the advisory board to the faculty of science at Warwick University.
Peter Hobson is a senior banker in the Energy Efficiency and Climate Change Team of the EBRD and has over 25 years' experience in energy finance including project development, policy dialogue and sustainable development issues.
Emma Howard Boyd is an independent non-executive member of the Environment Agency Board and a Non-Executive Director of the Future Cities Catapult. Emma was formerly the director of sustainable investment and governance at Jupiter Asset Management. She is also a senior associate of the University of Cambridge's Institute for Sustainability Leadership and until 2012 was a director of Triodos Renewables Plc.
David Nussbaum became Chief Executive of WWF-UK in May 2007. As well as leading the UK organisation, he also chairs the WWF network’s Global Climate and Energy Initiative. Previously he was the Chief Executive of Transparency International (‘TI’).
Nina is the former Vice President Finance and Treasurer of the World Bank Group’s International Finance Corporation (IFC). She was appointed Treasurer in 2000 and Vice President Finance in 2003, and held those titles until she retired in 2011. Nina currently serves on the boards of Man Group, RusRail Leasing, African Minerals and is a member the World Bank Group Pension Board.
Jim Skea is currently Research Councils UK Energy Strategy Fellow. The Fellowship was established in 2012 in response to recommendations from the International Review of Energy Research undertaken by the Research Councils in 2010.
Ian has extensive senior management experience, spending over twenty years at Johnson Matthey as it has grew to become a major international business and FTSE 100 company. He was a member of the company’s executive committee for much of that time. Ian was awarded an OBE in 2007 for Services to the Environment.
Mr Wang Xiaokang is Chairman of the Board and the legal representative of China Energy Conservation and Environmental Protection Group (CECEP), a Member of the 12th National Committee of CPPCC and Member of the CPPCC Committee of Population, Resources and Environment, Chairman of the China Industrial Energy Conservation and Clean Production Association, Vice Chairman of the China Energy Conservation Association, and Vice Chairman of the China International Chamber of Commerce.