Tuesday, December 07

Financing the Green Transition

Event overview

On occasion of the Official Visit of His Royal Highness the Crown Prince of Norway to New York, The Norwegian Consulate General in New York, the New York Stock Exchange and Dynamo Energy Hub have the pleasure of hosting a panel discussion on Financing the Green Transition. Keynotes by New York Stock Exchange, State of New York and Norwegian Minister of Trade and Industry.

Panel moderated by:

Anne Riley Moffat, Senior Editor for Energy and Commodities, Bloomberg News

Anne Riley Moffat is senior editor on the energy and commodities team at Bloomberg News in New York. Her areas of focus span the global supply chain, from the challenges of the green-energy transition to worsening food inflation and insecurity. Prior to joining the commodities team, Anne managed and edited for Bloomberg News’s global business team, with a focus on consumer goods, retail and automotive. Before joining Bloomberg in 2013, Anne was managing editor of American Metal Market, a daily trade publication providing industry news and pricing for the U.S. steel, nonferrous and scrap metal markets. She has an undergraduate degree in sociology and Spanish from Bowdoin College.

Panelists include:

Marte Mjøs Persen, Norwegian Minister of Petroleum and Energy

Idar Kreutzer, CEO Finance Norway

Idar Kreutzer is CEO of Finance Norway. From 2000 to 2012 he was CEO of Storebrand. Kreutzer was a member of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) and Co-Chaired their Vision 2050. He holds several key board positions. In 2013 Kreutzer was appointed member of the Strategy Council for the Norwegian Government Pension Fund Global. In 2015 he was appointed co-chair of The Norwegian Commission for Green Competitiveness by the Prime Minister of Norway. In 2017 he was appointed by the Nordic Council of Ministers to evaluate the access to risk capital for companies in the Nordic region. Kreutzer holds a MSc degree in Economics and Business Administration from the NHH Norwegian School of Economics. Kreutzer is Fellow of Digital Innovation for Growth at NHH.

Francois Laborie, President, Cognite North America

Dr. Francois Laborie is the President of Cognite North America, overseeing Cognite’s expansion and operations in the US and Canada. He has had an extensive career in the technology industry, serving in both research and executive roles. Francois has been at the heart of the transformation of the media industry through technology. He spent 11 years as COO and CCO of Vizrt, where he focused on disrupting journalism by empowering media content creators with visual storytelling tools. Before that, Francois managed research projects on collective decision-making and human-computer interfaces at the Airbus Group Corporate Research Center. Francois has master’s degrees in computer science and engineering from the National Institute of Applied Sciences and a Ph.D. from the Toulouse Computer Science Research Institute.

Managing Director and Deputy Chief Investment Officer (CIO), Global Head of ESG Investments, and Portfolio Manager at Rockefeller Asset Management

Casey C. Clark, CFA, is a Managing Director and Deputy Chief Investment Officer (CIO), Global Head of ESG Investments, and Portfolio Manager at Rockefeller Asset Management. In this role, he is responsible for helping to generate alpha and positive outcomes while overseeing teams that specialize across three core ESG-integrated investment functions: (1) Fundamental research, (2) Quantitative research and (3) Shareholder engagement. Mr. Clark also serves as a Portfolio Manager on thematic equity offerings, including Rockefeller’s Climate Solutions Strategy and the Credit Suisse RockefellerSM Ocean Engagement Strategy. Additionally, he is a member of Rockefeller Capital Management’s Management Committee and leads Sustainable Investing efforts across the broad organization.

Tom Jensen, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder at FREYR Battery

Tom is a Co-Founder and Partner at EDGE, a global advisory, investment, and project development firm aiming to catalyze responsible solutions in the sustainability space. Tom has served in management roles at SYSTEMIQ, Joule Unlimited, and Agrinos. His experience also includes several management positions at Norsk Hydro, working within the areas of finance, strategy, and business development.


Sara Neff, Head of ESG for LendLease Americas

Sara Neff is the Head of ESG, Lendlease Americas, where she provides leadership and management oversight in developing, implementing and driving Lendlease’s corporate sustainability framework in the Americas region. Prior to that role, she served as Senior Vice President, Sustainability at Kilroy Realty Corporation. Under her leadership, Kilroy has been recognized as a leader among publicly traded real estate companies on sustainability in the Americas by GRESB for seven of the last eight years as well as being recognized by NAREIT, and achieved carbon neutral operations at the end of 2020.

The event will be followed by a formal reception with remarks from Brian Matt, Head of ESG, NYSE and Meade Harris, CEO and Co-Founder of Dynamo Energy Hub.

This event is invite only. For more info contact info@dynamoenergyub.com.