Driving the Nature-Positive Discussion

World Biodiversity Summit Montreal will convene high-level stakeholders from across the global biodiversity arena. Leaders from business, finance, industry, government, intergovernmental organisations and NGOs will offer their insights on some of the most pressing issues in biodiversity.  

More speakers will be confirmed and updated prior to the event.

Speakers 2022

Maya Colombani

Maya Colombani

Chief Sustainability & Human Right Officer, L'Oreal Canada

William Mason

William Mason

Director General, Guernsey Financial Services Comission

Owen Bethell

Owen Bethell

Environmental Impact Lead Global Public Affairs, Nestle

Noor Yafai-Stroband

Noor Yafai-Stroband

Europe Director Global Policy and Institutional Partnerships , The Nature Conservancy

Jessica Smith

Jessica Smith

Nature Lead,
UNEP FI

Marco Lambertini

Marco Lambertini

Director General, WWF

Anita de Horde

Anita de Horde

Co-founder, Finance for Biodiversity Foundation

Pietro Bertazzi

Pietro Bertazzi

Global Director for Policy Engagement and External Affairs, CDP

Toby Croucher

Toby Croucher

Senior Vice President Climate and Nature, Stora Enso

Braulio Ferreira de Souza Dias

Braulio Ferreira de Souza Dias

Science Officer, Science Panel for the Amazon (SPA), UNSDSN

Anne Larigauderie

Anne Larigauderie

Executive Secretary,
IPBES

Andre Fourie

Andre Fourie

Global VP: Sustainability, Ab InBev

Madiha Nawaz

Madiha Nawaz

Manager,
Environmental Markets Innovation,
Rainforest Alliance

Dr. Catherine Machalaba

Dr. Catherine Machalaba

Principal Scientist, Health and Policy, EcoHealth Alliance

Anne Arvola

Anne Arvola

Senior Development Impact Advisor, Finnfund

Leah Canning

Leah Canning

Director, Circular Economy, Environment and Climate Change Canada

Domingo Peas Nampichkai

Domingo Peas Nampichkai

Territories Coordinator, Confederation of Indigenous Nationalities of the Ecuadorian Amazon

Atossa Soltani

Atossa Soltani

Director of Global Strategy, Amazon Sacred Headwaters Initiative

France Brosseau

France Brosseau

Vice President International Organizations, Montreal International

Katie Critchlow

Katie Critchlow

Chief Executive Officer, NatureMetrics

Éliane Ubalijoro

Éliane Ubalijoro

Executive Board Member,
Crop Trust

Tim Faveri

Tim Faveri

Vice President,
Sustainability & Stakeholder Relations, Nutrien

Tanja Havemann

Tanja Havemann

Co-Founder and Director, Clarmondial, Food Securities Fund

Felipe Ortega Schlingmann

Felipe Ortega Schlingmann

Head of Division, Bioeconomy. Environment and Natural Resource Department, European Investment Bank

Emilio Tejedor

Emilio Tejedor

Head of Environment & Quality, Iberdrola

Katia Karousakis

Katia Karousakis

Biodiversity Programme Lead, Environment, Transitions and Resilience Division, OECD

Max Boucher

Max Boucher

Senior Manager, Research & Engagements, Biodiversity, The FAIRR Initiative

Kristian Ruby

Kristian Ruby

Secretary General, Eurelectric