Blended finance: New approaches for financing Science, Technology and Innovation for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals
14 September 2020 13:00 - 16 September 2020 16:00
Online workshop (register to participate)
- Type of event:
- Registration deadline:
Saturday 5 September
About the event
The workshop will address the ever more important issue of how to better finance science, technology and innovation (STI) for the sustainable development goals. It will provide essential information and lessons for developing STI policy in a time of great needs for international cooperation and innovative funding.
Senior Advisor World Health Organization (WHO)
Peter Beyer is a Senior Advisor with the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva where he leads a team working on global initiatives on antimicrobial resistance.
Mario Cervantes is a senior economist for the OECD Committee for Scientific and Technological Policy (CSTP)
Director Global Health Policy
Kalipso Chalkidou is the Director of Global Health Policy and a Senior Fellow at the Center for Global Development.
Head of the Science and Technology Policy Division OECD
Alessandra Colecchia is Head of the Science and Technology Policy Division of the OECD Directorate for Science, Technology and Innovation.
Thomas B. Cueni
Director General International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers (IFPMA)
Thomas B. Cueni is Director General of International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers (IFPMA), the global association of research-based pharmaceutical companies and associations.
Head of Division Innovation Finance AdvisoryEuropean Investment Bank
Shiva Dustdar currently heads the Innovation Finance Advisory (IFA) Division in the EIB which she was tasked to set up in 2013
Co-Chief Executive OfficerLion's Head Global Partners
Christopher (Edge) is an expert in the structuring and execution of innovative financing solutions.
Executive DirectorLion's Heart Global Partners
Victoria Goodfellow is Executive Director of Lion's Heart Global Partners Investment bank.
Michael (Mike) is a partner at KPMG in Ireland, and has been a long term advisor to investors, developers and stakeholders in the Renewable energy, Infrastructure and Alternative Asset Management sectors.
Head of the Private Finance for Sustainable Development Unit OECD
Paul Horrocks is Head of the Private Finance for Sustainable Development Unit at the OECD Development Co-operation Directorate.
Strategy and operations officer World Bank
Naoto Kanehira is strategy and operations officer at Budget, Performance Review and Strategic Planning Vice Presidency, the World Bank.
Adviser Mission Innovation
Anna Krzyżanowska is currently an adviser for Mission Innovation.
Managing Partner Better Future Capital
Florian Lahnstein is the Managing Partner of Better Future Capital and Founder of Better Future Network, an NGO and global collaborating platform for innovation and climate technology.
Head of Knowledge Management and IntegrationWorld Economic Forum
Espen Mehlum is Head of Knowledge Management and Integration, Future of Energy System Initiative, World Economic Forum
DirectorIndus Blue Consulting
Indus Blue Consulting has been advising the UN, WHO, Corporates, Development banks, and Governments on innovative financing techniques and solutions.
Unit Head, Green and Innovative Finance and the ACGF, Southeast Asia DepartmentADB
Anouj focuses on Innovative and Green Finance across Southeast Asia.
Chief Operating Officer Blavatnik School of Government
Calum Miller is Chief Operating Officer and Associate Dean of administration at the Blavatnik School of Government, Oxford University.
Founder Aranda Insights
Angus is a U.S.-based Australian lawyer now engaged in finding and implementing solutions for the health workforce and healthcare crises in developing countries.
Policy Analyst OECD
Joel Paula is a Policy Analyst for the OECD project “Institutional Investors and Long-term Investment”, in the Insurance, Private Pensions, and Financial Markets Division at the OECD.
Head of Life Science DivisionEuropean Investment Bank
Felicitas Riedl is Head of Life Science Division, European Investment Bank, in Luxembourg, responsible for the life sciences, health and pharmaceutical sectors in the Projects Directorate of the Bank.