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2021 CEO Summit


8 am - 8:45 pm, September 23rd, 2021

08:00 am - 09:00 am

Opening Ceremony

Advancing Systemic Leadership & Shaping a Better Future for All - Together

Speakers Include

Alan Jope, CEO, Unilever

Dawn Nakagawa, Executive Vice President, Berggruen

​Dr. Tatiana Kazakova, Chief Strategy Officer, Leaders on Purpose

Henrietta Fore, Executive Director, Unicef

MBA Christa Gyori, CEO, Leaders on Purpose

Steve MacMillan, CEO, Hologic

09:00 am - 10:10 am

Panel Session 1

Systemic Leadership for New Economic Design: Vision 2030

Speakers Include

Aboubacar Kampo, Director Health Section Programme Division, UNICEF

Andy Bird, CEO, Pearson

Dr. Paul Farmer, Co-Founder and Chief Strategist, Partners In Health

Epsy Campbell Barr, Vice President of Costa Rica

Harald Tepper, Sr Director Sustainable Development, Philips

Jan Erik Saugestad, CEO, Storebrand

MBA Christa Gyori, CEO, Leaders on Purpose

Mia Mends, Global Chief Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer and CEO, Impact Ventures, Sodexo North America

Michael Meehan, BOD, UK Sustainable Investment and Finance Association (UKSIF)

Peter ter Kulve, President, Home Care, Health & Wellbeing, Unilever

Robert Jan van Ogtrop, BOD, Circle Economy

Rory Channer, CCO, BehaVR

Sanjeev Khagram, Dean, Thunderbird School of Global Management

Stan Stalnaker, Founding Director and Chief Strategy Officer, Hub Culture

Steve MacMillan, CEO, Hologic

Vipula Gandhi, Senior Managing Partner for Enterprise Business, Gallup

9 AM

10:10 am - 10:25 am 


Circle Economy Film Preview
10 AM

Speakers Include

Ellen Windemuth, CEO, Off the Fence & Waterbear

10:25 am - 10:50 am


Africa on Purpose: Eastern and Central Africa Post COVID Recovery and Resilience Plan - Financing for Thriving

Speakers Include

Dr. James Mwangi, CEO, Equity Bank

10:50 am - 11:00 am

Keynote & Book Launch

Net Positive


Paul Polman, CEO, Imagine

11 AM

11:00 am - 11:10 am 

Fireside Chat

Future Fit Economics


Ralph Simon, CEO, Mobilium Global

Will Page, Author, Former Chief Economist, Spotify

11:10 am - 12:20 pm

Panel Session 2

Earthshot Partnerships - Breaking Silos, Building New Capacity to Problem Solve Together

Speakers Include

Arlo Brady, CEO, freuds

Christian Klein, CEO, SAP

Daniel Fox, Author, Feel the Wild

Daniel Schmachtenberger, Founding Member, The Consilience Project

Dawn Nakagawa, Executive Vice President, Berggruen

Dianne Dain, Chief Innovation Officer, Quiet Mark

Gillian Tett, Chair of Editorial Board and Editor-at-large, Financial Times US

John Banovetz, CTO, 3M

Laura Lane, Chief Corporate Affairs Officer, UPS

Lucian Tarnowski, Founding Curator, United Planet

Nick Loughran, Co-Founder, Integra Group

Olga Algayerova, Executive Secretary, UNECE

Patricia Obo-Nai, CEO, Vodafone Ghana

12 PM

12:20 pm - 12:50 pm


Transparent Communication & Building Trust

Speakers Include

Mark Read, CEO, WPP

12:50 pm - 1:30 pm

Special Panel

One Earth Model for One Space

1:30 pm - 2:00 pm


Cities on Purpose: Sustainable Urban Development through Regenerative Placemaking
1 PM

Speakers Include

Anousheh Ansari, Founder & CEO, XPRIZE

Barbara Humpton, CEO, Siemens U.S.

HRH Benjamin Ikenchuku, The Dein of Agbor, His Royal Majesty of the Delta State, Nigeria

Jonathan T.M. Reckford, CEO, Habitat for Humanity

Sam Katiela, CEO, Mamemo

Tony Cho, CEO, Future of Cities

2:00 pm - 3:10 pm

Panel Session 3

Capital Markets & Sustainable Financing: Systemic investment vs. ESG
2 PM

Speakers Include

David Solomon, Co-Founder, World Indigenous Forum

Georgie Benardete, CEO, Align17

Gill Lofts, EY EMEIA Financial Services Sustainable Finance leader, EY

Jonathan Miller, CEO, Integrated Media

Julia Torreblanca, Vice President, Cerro Verde

Karin Krchnak, Program Manager, WRG 2030

Ketan Patel, CEO, Capital as a Force for Good

Kristina Kloberdanz, SVP, Chief Sustainability Officer, Mastercard

Manuel Magalhaes, Co-Founder, Mattera Capital

Marisa Drew, CSO, Credit Suisse

Martin Whittaker, CEO, Justcapital

Michael Meehan, BOD, UK Sustainable Investment and Finance Association (UKSIF)

Philipp Mueller, CEO, BlueOrchard

Renu Sud Karnad, Managing Director, Housing Development Finance Corporation, India

Stephan Nicoleau, Managing Director, FullCycle

Ted Janulis, Founder and Principal, Investable Oceans

Vanessa Fajans-Turner, Executive Director, BankFWD

Veronica Bonifaz, CEO, CONFIEP

3 PM

3:10 pm - 4:20 pm

Panel Session 4

Systemic Transition Strategy: Central Role of Purpose-Centered Business

Speakers Include

Adam Penny, CEO, The Beautiful Truth

Anish Shah, CEO, Mahindra & Mahindra

Brian RIce, Senior Vice President, Chief Brand and Design Officer, 3M

Dr. Tatiana Kazakova, Chief Strategy Officer, Leaders on Purpose

Feike Sijbesma, BOD, Philips

Florence Magne, EMEA Sector Leader Professional Services Practice, Senior Client Partner, Korn Ferry

Hakan Bulgurlu, CEO, Arcelik

Harald Neidhardt, CEO, Futur/io Institute

Helle Bank Jorgensen, CEO, Competent Boards

Jay Jakub, Chief Advancement Officer, Economics of Mutuality

Jeffrey Twentyman, Partner, Slaughter & May

Nigel Elderton, Chairman, PRS

Ravi Kurani, Co-Founder,

Rebeca Hwang, Prof of Practice; Sr. Director, Thunderbird; Masrin Center

Scott Russell, Executive Board Member, SAP

Shiv Khemka, Executive Chairman, The Global Education and Leadership Foundation

Simon Anholt, Founder, The Good Country

Tom Monahan, CEO, DeVry University

4 PM

4:20 pm - 4:35 pm



4:35 pm - 4:50 pm


Technology, Responsibility & The Future of Work

Speakers Include

David Gross, Former Meridian Trustee & Partner, Wiley Rein

Kent Walker, Senior Vice President for Global Affairs, Google

4:50 pm - 5:50 pm

Panel Session 5

Economic Diplomacy in the 21st Century: Enabling a Purpose-First Environment

Speakers Include

Danielle Suber, Director of International Government Affairs, Emerson

Frank Samolis, Partner, Squire Patton Boggs

H.E. Carmen Mora, Acting Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of Panama to the United States

H.E. Rosemary Banks, Ambassador to the US, Country of New Zealand

Hon. Israel Hernandez, Head of Latin America – Public Affairs, Softbank Group International

Karan Bhatia, Vice President, Government Affairs & Public Policy, Google

Karim Lesina, Executive Vice President and Chief External Affairs Officer, Millicom

MBA Christa Gyori, CEO, Leaders on Purpose

Mike Train, CSO, Senior VP, Emerson

Stuart Holliday, Ambassador,

5 PM

5:50 pm - 7:00 pm

Panel Session 6

Focus on Delivery at Scale to Protect our Planet: Global Commitments Towards Net Zero in 2030
6 PM

Speakers Include

Ann Rosenberg, Co-Founder, SDG Ambition

Don Pickering, CEO, Olis

Gemma Corrigan, Head of Policy and Advocacy, Federated Hermes

Hiro Mizuno, United Nations Special Envoy on Innovative Finance and Sustainable Investments; BOD, Tesla

J. Carl Ganter, CEO, Circle of Blue/Vector Centre

Jeff Seabright, Co-Founder & CSO, IMAGINE

Karn Manhas, CEO, Terramera

Lord Gregory Barker, Independent Chairman, En+ Board of Directors

Michael Hewitt, Retired Rear Admiral; CEO, Allied Nuclear

Rachel Minard, CEO, Minard Capital

Richard Walker, CEO, Iceland Foods

Saker Nusseibeh CBE, CEO International Business, Federated Hermes

Sanjeev Khagram, Dean, Thunderbird School of Global Management

Sonia Johnson, Director, Quantic

Ted Janulis, Founder and Principal, Investable Oceans

Travis Bradford, Professor, Columbia University

7 PM

7:00 pm - 7:25 pm

Fireside Chat

Overlooked and underfunded: a call to act on youth mental health now with Z Zurich Foundation and UNICEF

Speakers Include

Charlotte Petri Gornitzka, Deputy Executive Director, Partnerships, UNICEF

Gary Shaughnessy, Chair, Z Zurich Foundation

Ronali Amatya, Young Leader, UNICEF

7:25 pm - 8:45 pm

Closing Ceremony


Speakers Include

Anousheh Ansari, Founder & CEO, XPRIZE

Dr. Tatiana Kazakova, Chief Strategy Officer, Leaders on Purpose

Manuel Magalhaes, Co-Founder, Mattera Capital

Kris Wadrop, GM Commercial Operations, Centre for Process Innovation (CPI)

MBA Christa Gyori, CEO, Leaders on Purpose

Tony Cho, CEO, Future of Cities

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