Speakers

The WBCSD Council Meeting Tokyo 2022 will feature a range of leading speakers, including CEOs and senior leaders from the business world and beyond. Giving center stage to inspiring keynotes, plenary sessions, roundtables and breakout discussions, our Council Meeting will focus on transforming business for good – and we’re honored to be joined by the international speakers below.

Hear from our dynamic, forward-thinking and passionate speakers on how to lead the transformation and thrive. We will shine a light on their experience and insights, bringing you the latest thinking on sustainability and action for true value.

Master of Ceremony

Miho Noguchi

Miho Noguchi

Plenary

Cenk Alper

Cenk Alper

CEO & Board Member, Sabanci Holding

Majid Al Suwaidi

Majid Al Suwaidi

Director General, COP 28 UAE Presidency

Peter Bakker

Peter Bakker

President & CEO, WBCSD

Emmanuel Faber

Emmanuel Faber

Chair, International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB)

Clemens von Goetze

Clemens von Goetze

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Federal Republic of Germany to Japan

Shigeru Hayakawa

Shigeru Hayakawa

Vice Chairman, Toyota Motor Corporation

Diane Holdorf

Diane Holdorf

Executive Vice President, WBCSD

Naoko Ishii

Naoko Ishii

Executive Vice President, The University of Tokyo

Ilham Kadri

Ilham Kadri

CEO and Chair of the Executive Committee, Solvay and Chair of the Executive Committee, WBCSD

Ryo Minami

Ryo Minami

Director General for International Policy on Carbon Neutrality, Agency for Natural Resources and Energy, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Japan

Kahori Miyake

Kahori Miyake

Co-Chair, Japan Climate Leaders' Partnership

Johan Rockström

Johan Rockström

Director, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research

Francisco Ruiz-Tagle

Francisco Ruiz-Tagle

Chief Executive Officer, Empresas CMPC S.A.

Nakatani Shinichi

Nakatani Shinichi

State Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI), Japan

Tengku Muhammad Taufik

Tengku Muhammad Taufik

President & Group CEO, Petroliam Nasional Berhad (PETRONAS)

Takahito Tokita

Takahito Tokita

CEO, Fujitsu Limited

Dominic Waughray

Dominic Waughray

Senior Advisor to the CEO, WBCSD

Council Member roundtables

Cyril Bouquet

Cyril Bouquet

Professor of Strategy and Innovation, Institute for Management & Development (IMD)

Emmanuel Faber

Emmanuel Faber

Chair, International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB)

James Gomme

James Gomme

Director, Equity Action & Member of the Extended Leadership Group, WBCSD

Ilham Kadri

Ilham Kadri

CEO and Chair of the Executive Committee, Solvay and Chair, WBCSD

Juvencio Maeztu

Juvencio Maeztu

Group CFO and Deputy CEO, Ingka Group

Masakazu Tokura

Masakazu Tokura

Chairman of the Board, Sumitomo Chemical Company Ltd. & Chairman, Keidanren

Kristina Wyatt

Kristina Wyatt

Deputy General Counsel; SVP, Global Regulatory Climate Disclosure, Persefoni

 

Other confirmed speakers:

 

Jenny Davis-Peccoud

Jenny Davis-Peccoud

Partner, Bain & Company Inc.

Raj Narayanan Eachambadi Raghavan

Raj Narayanan Eachambadi Raghavan

Business Head & Chief Manufacturing Officer, Aditya Birla Group

Shenggen Fan

Shenggen Fan

Chair Professor, China Agricultural University

Virginie Helias

Virginie Helias

Chief Sustainability Officer, The Procter & Gamble Company

Clover Hogan

Clover Hogan

Climate Youth Activist & Founder, Force of Nature

Rachel Kyte

Rachel Kyte

Chief Executive Officer & Special Representative, UN Sustainable Energy for All (SE4All)

Hiromichi Mizuno

Hiromichi Mizuno

United Nations Special Envoy on Innovative Finance and Sustainable Investments

Elizabeth Mrema

Elizabeth Mrema

Executive Secretary of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD)

Malu Pinto e Paiva

Malu Pinto e Paiva

Executive Vice President Sustainability, Vale International S.A.

Pia Simon

Pia Simon

Head of Integrity & Sustainability Management, Mercedes-Benz Group AG.

Jin Tanaka

Jin Tanaka

Branch Manager, Climate Youth Japan

Sally Uren

Sally Uren

Chief Executive, Forum for the Future

Breakouts

Breakouts speakers

  • Salla Ahonen, Vice President, Sustainability, Neste Oyj
  • Luiz Amaral, CEO, Science Based Targets Initiative, World Resources Institute (WRI)
  • Alyssa Auberger, Chief Sustainability Officer, Baker & McKenzie
  • Soo Khiang Bey, Chairman, APRIL
  • Katia Bonga, Manager Redefining Value, WBCSD
  • Harry Brekelmans, Director – Projects & Technology & Member of the Executive Committee, Shell plc.
  • Tom Brown, ESG Special Advisor, KPMG
  • Alison Cairns, Private Sector Partnership, UN Environment Programme (UNEP)
  • Paul Camuti, EVP and Chief Technology and Strategy Officer as their Council Member, Trane Technologies
  • Pascal Chalvon, Chief Sustainability & Government Affairs Officer, Solvay S.A.
  • Giovanni Coppola, Head of Global Marketing, Enel
  • Lorena Dellagiovanna, Vice President and Executive Officer, Hitachi Ltd.
  • Robert Feldman, Senior Advisor, Morgan Stanley MUFG Securities
  • Michele Galatola, Senior Policy Officer – PEF, European Commission
  • Nicolas Gordon, Director of Corporate Sustainability, Empresas CMPC S.A.
  • Marina Grossi, President, BCSD Brazil (CEBDS)
  • Lawrence Haddad, Executive Director, GAIN Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition
  • Virginie Helias, Chief Sustainability Officer, The Procter & Gamble Company
  • Lewis Hill, Manager, Policy, Advocacy & Member Mobilization, WBCSD
  • Melissa Ho, Senior Vice President, Freshwater & Food, WWF International
  • Diane Holdorf, Executive Vice President, WBCSD
  • Sung Woo Hur, Executive Vice President, LG Chem
  • Naoko Ishii, Executive Vice President, The University of Tokyo
  • Christoph Jäkel, Vice President Sustainability Strategy, BASF SE
  • Harold Jones, Senior Vice President, Environment, Health and Safety, Eaton Corporation
  • Jonathan Jong, Group Chief Sustainability Officer, ComfortDelGro Corporation Limited
  • Bob Kaplan, Senior Fellow and Marvin Bower Professor of Leadership Development, Emeritus, Harvard Business School
  • Ilham Kadri, CEO and Chair of the Executive Committee, Solvay and Chair, WBCSD
  • Clea Kaske-Kuck, Director, Policy, Advocacy & Member Mobilization & Member of the WBCSD Extended Leadership Group, WBCSD
  • Colm Kelly, Global Leader, Corporate Responsibility, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC)
  • Renae Kezar, Vice President, Global Sustainability and Regulatory Affairs, Johnson Controls, Inc.
  • Amane Kimura, CEO, Alga bio
  • Takayuki Kusajima, Project Manager, External Affairs Division, Toyota Motor Corporation
  • Weejin Lee, Region Lead APAC, ABB Ltd.
  • Bianca Lisboa Da Camara Brasil, Program Manager – Business Engagement Convention on Biological Diversity, UN Environment Programme (UNEP)
  • Anna Lungley, Chief Sustainability Officer, Dentsu Inc
  • Kaz Maruyama, President and Representative Director, DSM N.V.
  • Julia Maris, VP CSR, ENGIE
  • Rafael Mateo Alcalá, CEO, Acciona S.A.
  • Robert Metzke, Chief of Staff Innovation & Strategy, Royal Philips N.V.
  • Shrijeet Mishra, Chief Innovation Officer and Head Group Services, Aditya Birla Group
  • Hanane Mourchid, Executive Director Sustainability & Green Industrial Development, OCP group
  • Bianca Nijhof, Associate Director, Anthesis
  • Jean-Marc Ollagnier, CEO Europe, Accenture Plc
  • Yumi Otsuka, Chief Sustainability Officer, Toyota Motor Corporation
  • Josip Pervan, Senior Manager, Policy Advocacy & Member mobilization, WBCSD
  • Inga Petersen, Executive Director, Global Battery Alliance
  • Antonio Pires de Lima, Chief Executive Officer, Brisa Auto-Estradas de Portugal S.A.
  • Guillaume Pitron, Journalist, author of “War on critical raw material”
  • Tom Reichert, Chief Executive Officer, Environmental Resources Management Limited (ERM)
  • Catherine Remy, VP Environment and Social Performance, Total Energies
  • Pepijn Rijvers, Executive Vice President, Redefining Value, WBCSD
  • Hilde Røed, Vice President Sustainability, Equinor
  • Maryna Saprykina, Executive Director, CSR Ukraine
  • Yoshinami Takahashi, Corporate Executive Officer, EVP, Vice Head of Global Solutions, Fujitsu Limited
  • Yoshihisa Takasaki, Sustainability Manager, Sumitomo Chemical Company Ltd.
  • Victoria Tan, Executive Director, Head Group Risk Management and Sustainability, Ayala Corporation
  • Hakan Timur, Group President Human Capital & Sustainability, Sabanci Holding
  • Karl Vella, Climate Policy Director, We Mean Business (WMB) Coalition
  • Sunny Verghese, Co-Founder & Group Chief Executive Officer, Olam Group Ltd
  • Gilles Vermot Desroches, Senior Vice President, Sustainable Development, Schneider Electric
  • Karen Westley, Vice President for Carbon, Environment and Downstream Safety, Environment and Asset Management, Shell plc.
  • Tom Williams, Senior Director, Nature Action & Member of the WBCSD Extended Leadership Group, WBCSD
  • Charlotte Wolff-Bye, VP Chief Sustainability Officer, Petroliam Nasional Berhad (PETRONAS)