Justine Greening to speak at ACE international conference

Justine Greening, the Secretary of State for International Development will complete a strong line up of high profile speakers for the ACE’s International Conference in June, it has been confirmed

The minister, has headed up the department since 2012 and prior to that she was Economic Secretary to the Treasury from May 2010 to October 2011 and Secretary of State for Transport from October 2011 to September 2012.  In her keynote speech, Greening will touch on the global economy and the influence of volatile financial markets on the growth of emerging economies? The session will take into account the instability of global markets to suggest a framework in which sustainable development can still be achieved.

A keynote address will also be given by James Stewart KPMG’s chair of Global infrastructure and its implications. This will explore How will the global economic slowdown impact the European referendum and how does our industry prepare for the consequences? 

Other sessions in the line-up for the conference on June 15 in London include:

•Renewables vs. Nuclear

•Climate resilience, Paris Agreement and its implications for infrastructure

•Emerging markets in a global economy – and the Chinese and middle eastern markets.

And speakers include: 

•Lawrence Slade Chief Executive Energy UK and 

•Tim Yeo Chairman New Nuclear Watch Europe

Dr Henry Kerali, Regional Director World Bank

•Professor Lawrence Sáez Co-Director Centre for the Politics of Energy Security, SOAS

•Linda Aaslien Director for International Development AECOM

•Mike Brown MVO CommissionerTransport for London

•Professor Hans-O. Pörtner Co-Chair Inter-Governmental Panel on Climate Change

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