Global Energy Summit

Transformation of Energy Players 
and Global Landscape of Climate Market

Venue: LBS Sammy Ofer Centre
Date: November 13-14, 2023

What is GES? The Global Energy Summit is LBS's annual flagship energy event, providing a forum for academic and business thought-leaders to explore and debate ideas on the future of the energy industry​.



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  • Understanding the latest energy dynamics

  • Gaining in-depth knowledge relevant to your own profession

  • Re-connecting to the LBS community


  • Understanding the latest energy dynamics

  • Seeking career in the related industries

  • Inspired by the market leaders

  • Networking opportunity with competent professionals


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  • Understanding the latest energy dynamics

  • Building cross-cutting market intelligence

  • Networking opportunity with LBS community

Day 1: Transformation of Energy Players

Status of Energy Market

What are the current challenges and opportunities across the global energy market?

Energy Suppliers' Scenarios for Decarbonization

What should and should not change, as a social foundation?

Energy Utility Transformation

Will the need for energy security help or hinder the shift to renewables?

Decarbonising Industries Side Initiatives

What is the path to net-zero for hard-to-decarbonise industries?

Day 2: Global Landscape of Climate Market

Latest Climate Report

What are the latest trends in climate investing, and what are investors looking for in today's macro environment?

Policy/Strategy Support to Leverage for Transformation

What public initiatives and corporate strategies should enterprises utilise?

The Infrastructure for a Decarbonised Energy System

Does new generation infrastructure complement or replace traditional ecosystems?

Finance Accelerating Innovation

Impact and return - what do investors value and how do they fund?

Participating Companies in 2023

Monday, 13 November

Speakers are as of 7 Nov and subject to change




17:00 - 17:30

Keynote | Status of Energy Market

Geoff Versteeg | Partner, Bain & Company

17:35 - 18:15

Panel | Energy Suppliers' Scenarios for Decarbonization

Michael Stirling (Moderator) | Chairman and CEO, Stirling Infrastructure Partners

Kei Hara | Managing Director, ENEOS, Managing Exective Officer, Exective Regional Officer, Europe•Middle East•Africa

Ruhiye Keskin | Corporate Strategy Manager, Shell

Rumi Mahmood | Research Director, MSCI Sustainability institute

18:20 - 19:00

Panel | Energy Utility Transformation

Sami Walter (Moderator)Co-president of the Energy and Environment club, LBS MBA 2024

Rob Wallace | Hydrogen Development Manager, ESB Energy

Felicia Aminoff | Associate, Power grids, Utilities and Flexibility Markets Research, BloombergNEF

Lorenzo Bergamaschi | CTO & Co-founder of Allye Energy

Andreas Prosinecki | Senior Strategy Manager - Hydrogen and CCS, BP

19:05 - 19:45

Panel | Decarbonising Industries Side Initiatives

Chet Biliyok (Moderator) | Technical Director, Energy Transition Projects, Petrofac

Kristof Vanderwegen | Global GoGreen Carbon Accounting Programme Manager, DHL Supply Chain

Osamu Ikeda | Managing Director, Chiyoda Corporation Netherlands B.V.

Carvalho Daniel | Global Research Director: Metals & Mining, Wood Mackenzie

Shinichiro Saigusa | General Manager of Carbon Neutral Development Group, “K” Line (Europe) Limited

20:00 - 22:00

Networking evening

Tuesday, 14 November

Speakers are as of 7 Nov and subject to change




17:00 - 17:30

Keynote | Global Sustainability Reporting Standards

Veronica Poole | Vice Chair, Deloitte UK

17:35 - 18:15

Panel | Policy/Strategy Support to Leverage for Transformation

Dr. Rob Andrews (Moderator) Former CEO, Heliolytics / Former Head of Product & Innovation, NovaSource Power

Menelaos Megariotis | Principal,  Research & Innovation, Environment, and Sustainability, Strategy&

Keiichi Morita | Attorney at Law / Qualified in New York State and Japan / Nishimura & Asahi

Alex Helpenstell | Director, EY-Partthenon

18:20 - 19:00

Panel | The Infrastructure for a Decarbonised Energy System

Koji Muto (Moderator) | Co-Founder & CEO at Ki Hydrogen

Max Harris | Head of Strategy & Sustainability, Associated British Ports

Thomas Hay | Head of Business Development & Strategy - UK Flexible Generation, ENGIE

Sarah MontgomeryCofounder and CEO, Infyos

19:05 - 19:45

Panel | Finance Accelerating Innovation

Rumi Mahmood (Moderator) | Research Director, MSCI Sustainability institute

Charles Johnson-FergusonInfrastructure Leader,  PwC UK

Rishi Majithia Head of Investment, MONTE

Dan Saunders | Founder & CEO, Zeti

Dr. Micol Chiesa Churchill | Partner and Head of Impact, Planet Fund

20:00 - 22:00

Networking evening


MBA2024 - Head of Conference

Kristof Vanderwegen

EMBA2024 - Senior Supervisor

Chet Biliyok

EMBA2024 - Senior Supervisor

Akhil Sehgal


Alejandro Pier


Deema Al Masoudi


Gaspard Romeuf


Grayson Carroll


Hirotaka Haruki


Muskaan Gupta


Najla El Gazayerli


Ryo Takeuchi