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Online Roundtable: The Realities and Opportunities of Decarbonisation


About this roundtable

The 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference, also known as COP26, is scheduled to be held in Glasgow, Scotland from 1 to 12 November 2021 under the presidency of the United Kingdom. The British Chamber of Commerce in Singapore will host a roundtable on the commercial opportunities emerging in a decarbonising world, commencing with a focus on the pathway to the conference.


Section 1: Driving action in the runup to COP26

The timetable leading to COP26 in November 2021 with a senior UK Government rep discussing the ambitions and key elements of COP26. Hear how the businesses, investors, organisations, cities, and regions drive action on climate change and coordinate this work with governments and parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).

Section 2: Making ‘green’ commercial

The options available to reduce emissions and their commercial viability. Projects will be viewed through a commercial lens, including incentives to enable private sector finance and roll out of associated infrastructure at scale in ASEAN.

Section 3: Successful decarbonisation projects

Case study-led session with examples of current test-bed decarbonisation projects. Discovering how businesses can prosper in a decarbonising world with a focus on emerging developments in industry, cities, island nations, and transport including Hydrogen, Carbon Capture Utilisation and Storage, and Waste-to-Value projects.


14:00 – 14:05 – Welcome and Introduction

Tim Rockell
Chairman Energy & Utilities Business Committee
British Chamber of Commerce Singapore

14:05 – 14:45 – Driving action in the runup to COP26


Simon Sharpe
Deputy Director, Policy Campaigns at COP26 Unit
UK Cabinet Office

Dr Zulfikar Yurnaidi
Senior Officer of Sustainable Energy, Renewable Energy, and Energy Efficiency
ASEAN Centre for Energy


Peter Godfrey
Managing Director
UK Energy Institute, Singapore

14:45 – 15:25 – Making ‘green’ commercial


Audra Low
Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director
Clifford Capital

Aditya Aggarwal
Chief Executive Officer, Singapore
Global Infrastructure Partners

Andrew Johnstone
Director and CEO
Climate Fund Managers


Allard Nooy
Chief Executive Officer
Infraco Asia Development Pte Ltd

15:25 – 16:00 – Successful decarbonisation projects


Andy Koss
Head of SembCorp Energy UK

Herman van der Meyden
Government Relations Advisor

Jan Huinink
Business Opportunity Manager for Energy Transition projects

Colin McGill
Project Director Teesside Net Zero


Thomas Briault
Energy Advisory Leader, South East Asia
Arup Singapore Pte Ltd

Who is this roundtable suitable for?

This roundtable is suitable for UK companies working within renewable energies sectors that are interested in expanding their operations to markets across Southeast Asia.

Further information

Click the link below to register for this roundtable.

Lucy Haydon
Head of Marketing, Communications & Partnerships
Deputy Executive Director
British Chamber of Commerce, Singapore­­


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