24th Congress Day 3 Highlights

11.09.19 News ArticleGlobalEvents24th Congress

Day 3 - Inclusive Prosperity: New policy imperatives

What does it take to design inclusive policies to deliver Energy for Prosperity?

Watch the full day’s video stream:

RELEASES

WORLD ENERGY TRILEMMA INDEX | 2019

The World Energy Council has launched its updated Trilemma Index in partnership with Oliver Wyman. 
 
The Trilemma Index is one of five  tools in the Council’s Leader’s Toolkit and has been improved to enable users to compare their current rating with past performances.
 

EUROPEAN REGIONAL PERSPECTIVES

European Regional Perspectives were released today as part of the World Energy Scenarios | 2019 launched earlier this week at the 24th World Energy Congress. Regional Scenarios were produced in partnership with the Paul Scherrer Institute.
 

SESSION HIGHLIGHTS

POWER, POLICIES AND PURPOSE: A NEW ERA OF ENERGY GEOPOLITICS

Panel discussions included the decreasing importance of oil and the need to provide electricity for more than 1 billion who still do not have energy access. The  necessity for increased cross-sector interconnections and the challenge of integrating diverse energy resources were also highlighted.
 
Carlos Pascual, Senior Vice President of Global Energy & International Affairs at IHS Markit moderated Christian Zinglersen, Head of Secretariat at the Clean Energy Ministerial Secretariat, Francesco La Camera, Director General of the IRENA, Frederick Kempe, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Atlantic Council and Jean-Marie Dauger, Co-Chair of the World Energy Council.
Hanife Ymer

Hanife Ymer

Vice President, Internal Audit
Mubadala Investment Company

Hanife brings 20 years of professional experience across areas of strategy; marketing, business development; communications; internal and external audit (non-financial / ESG); governance; risk management and stakeholder engagement. 
Previously, she was with KPMG Lower Gulf and KPMG Australia as a Director (including Director in Charge) in sustainability for 19 years.

Her sustainability experience extends across the full range of issues, with specialization in sustainable finance / ESG management. Hanife has focused on the financial services sector for the last 10 years, including work in the Australian, Asian; and Middle Eastern markets.

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NAVIGATING THE FUTURE: WHAT’S ON TOP OF MIND FOR ENERGY PROFESSIONALS?

Blockchain is enabling consumers to become prosumers, but still lacks  attractiveness for investors because regulation and legislation have been slow to catch up with consumer demand. 
 
Jon Dee, Founder and Managing Director, DoSomething Foundation – RE100 moderated Dr. Adnan Shihab-Eldin, Director General at Kuwait Foundation For The Advancement Of Science, Anya Nova, Crypto Economist at Power Ledger, Filippo Gaddo, Director at ARUP, Dr. Michael Webber, Chief Science and Technology Officer at ENGIE and Dr. Tatiana Mitrova Director of the Moscow School Of Management Skolkovo

ACCELERATING ACTION ON SDGs AND THE CARBON+  AGENDA

Highlights:
- Sustainable Development Goals  are too broad
- The private sector needs to set itself less abstract and achievable goals to change public perception and in order to tell success stories
- Need to use technologies to accelerate otherwise we won’t be able to achieve the Paris Agreement.
 
Hanife Ymer of the Mubadala Investment Company moderated H.E. Sok Khavan, Secretary of State in Cambodia, H.E. Abdullah Nasser Lootah, Director General of  the Federal Competitiveness and Statistics Authority, Anaïs Amazit, Head of Africa Operations at Barefoot College, Elana Laichena, Founder & Chief Executive Officer at Acacia Innovations and Paul Smith Lomas, Chief Executive Officer at Practical Action.

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