The First Session
Our keynote speakers for the inaugural session in October 2020 are the environmental and polar scientist Professor Sir Ian Boyd, former chief scientist at DEFRA & member of SAGE, and the CEO of Natwest Group (formerly RBS), Alison Rose.
Following an introduction from Professor Richard Williams, Principal of Heriot-Watt University, each speaker delivers a keynote address, before taking questions and participating in a debate panel, led by Professor Mercedes Maroto-Valer (Director of the Industrial Decarbonisation Research and Innovation Centre) and Professor John Ludden (Bicentennial Research Fellow at the Lyell Centre).
Watch the full session below.
More than 500 people participated in the first session - join them for the next debate - more details coming soon.