At SustainabilityTalks we are working hard to ensure that the voices you see at our events and shows are diverse aiming to showcase the best talent in the industry from male, female as well as from BAME communities. We know that there is a long way to go in this regard but we are committed to playing our part in increasing diversity.
Dermot Kehoe is Communications and Transition Director at Flood Re. He takes the lead in setting the communications strategy and shaping the activities that will deliver a Transition Plan for the industry, ready for Flood Re’s exit from the market in 2039. Dermot has experience in strategic communications, public policy and journalism including at the NHS, Home Office and the BBC.
Ben Wilson is Director of Corporate Affairs and Climate Change. He was previously an Executive Director at the Equality and Human Rights Commission and has held senior communications roles in a number of Government departments including DWP, DfE and No10. He also worked as Head of International Communications at the BBC and is rostered to serve in UN peacekeeping missions. Ben recently completed studies at the University of Helsinki on AI, and is a Trustee at Earthwatch Europe, the international biodiversity charity.
Eoin is Head of Investment and a member of the Executive Committee at the international business of Federated Hermes. Eoin also leads the Investment Office, which is responsible to clients for the investment teams’ consistent delivery of responsible, risk-adjusted performance and adherence to the processes which earned them their ‘kitemarks’. He is also the Executive sponsor for Equality, Diversity & Inclusion.
Morten joined BTPSM in September 2018 and is responsible for leading all aspects of the business in its support of the Trustee of the Scheme and its members.
Morten has spent most of his career in financial services. He joined the pensions and investment industry in 2001 and spent over 10 years with the £90bn Danish pension scheme ATP, where he held different senior positions across administration, investments, product and business development. In 2010 he moved to London where he founded and as CEO made NOW: Pensions one of the largest occupational DC providers in the UK.
Fiona Reynolds is the CEO of the Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI), a UN supported organisation, with more than 4,000 signatories who collectively represent over US $121 trillion in AUM. She is responsible for the PRI’s global operations. Appointed in 2013, Fiona has 25 years’ experience in the financial services and pension sector. She joined the PRI from the Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees (AIST), where she spent seven years as CEO.
Rachel Hicks is a senior freelance TV presenter and journalist. She’s worked for BBC TV and radio as a news anchor and reporter since 1992. She regularly presented daily live current affairs TV programmes and co-hosted general election specials, grilling politicians and holding captains of industry to account. She currently interviews and hosts panel debates for The Business Reporter.
Rachel dives, skis and drives a speedboat. She’s run the London Marathon, rowed the Thames Marathon and driven a Land Rover to Africa for charity, requiring sand ladders to cross the Sahara.
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