Keynote Speakers


Dr. Glenn Frommer

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Glenn is one of the pioneers of sustainability and the environmental movement, having worked in the field for more than 30 years and more recently involved in the drafting of the GRI G4 Reporting Guideline, the AccountAbility 1000AP Standard and Reporting 3.0. Prior to joining ESG Matters IVS, Glenn held senior management positions with the Mass Transit Railway Corporation Limited in Hong Kong for more than 22 years where he embedded sustainability through an Enterprise Risk Management and stakeholder engagement approaches and implemented the transport sector’s first climate change policy. He also advised the Hong Kong and Chinese Governments on legislation and policy,  and participated in the recovery programme after the Great Sichuan Earthquake. His extensive cross-sector and cross-industrial experience extends throughout the international arena, specifically in Europe and Asia-Pacific.

Glenn holds a PhD in Aerospace Sciences, is a Fellow of the International Institute of Acoustics and Vibration, a member of several international and local professional bodies, a Fulbright Fellow and a published author. Glenn is also the Honorary Chair of the UITP Sustainable Development Commission, having started the Working Group in 2001.

Time:

10.15-11.00


Dr. Ebba Malmqvist – Lund University

Health effects from traffic-related air pollution

Dr. Ebba Malmqvist has MSc in Environmental Strategies and a PhD in Environmental Medicine from Lund University. Her PhD thesis was awarded both the Research Prize for Young Researchers from the French Embassy, Sweden and County of Scania Environmental Scholarship. Her main research area is health effects from air pollution with a specific interest on susceptible populations such as pregnant women and children. She has also a large interest in the interaction between research and policy. In the project ARIEL she is working closely with Malmö Municipality on incorporating research results into relevant air pollution strategies. She is also the Project leader of several other research projects regarding air pollution with national and international funding.

http://portal.research.lu.se/portal/en/persons/ebba-malmqvist(7c4c2eed-ba3c-493b-a30f-9a0dfc0a6c46).html

Time:

15.00-16.00


Philippe Crist – International Transport Forum, OECD

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Philippe Crist is an Administrator and Project Manager at the International Transport Forum (ITF) at the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). He coordinates the research of the ITF’s Corporate Partnership Board and manages international research projects for the ITF’s 57 Member countries. His current work addresses disruptive urban mobility scenarios and examines how active mobility, public transport and taxi markets must adapt to these. He is also leading work on Big Data within the ITF and investigating new strategies to leverage knowledge derived from new and rapidly growing data sources to improve transport decision-making. He is a recognized world expert on cycling safety and policy, and in 2016 he won the Danish Cycling Embassy’s Leadership Award for Cycling Promotion. His other work currently looks at managing mobility in rapidly growing urban areas, assessing GHG emission strategies in the transport sector, as well as investigating national transport asset and network management strategies. A French-American dual national, he is an ex-competitive cyclist and avid mushroom hunter. He also does much of his best thinking on a bicycle.

http://www.itf-oecd.org/

Time:

15.00-16.00