Thursday 15 March, County Hall

Speakers

London

Our conference will feature a keynote address by the Secretary of State, speeches from other leading opinion-formers as well as Q&A sessions and panel-led discussions.

David Babbs

Executive Director

38 Degrees

Minette Batters

President

NFU

Craig Bennett

CEO

Friends of the Earth

Rt Hon Richard Benyon MP

Former Parliamentary Under-Secretary, DEFRA (2010 to 2013)

UK Government

Polly Billington

Director

UK100

Tim Bonner

Chief Executive

Countryside Alliance

Tim Breitmeyer

President

CLA

Helen Browning OBE

Chief Executive

Soil Association

Charles Clover

Executive Director

Blue Marine Foundation

James Cooper

Head of Government Affairs

Woodland Trust

Kath Dalmeny

Chief Executive

Sustain

Ruth Davis MBE

Deputy Director, Policy and Partnerships

RSPB

Henry Dimbleby

Writer and Co-Founder

Leon Restaurants

Professor Alastair Driver

Specialist Advisor

Rewilding Britain

Niall Dunne

CEO

Polymateria

Tim Field

Environmental Scientist

Daylesford

Alex Fisher

Founder and CEO

Saturn Bioponics

George Freeman MP

Minister for Life Sciences (2014-16)

UK Government

Giles Gibbons

Director

Good Business

Lord Glasman

Labour Peer and Director

Common Good Foundation

Ben Goldsmith

CEO

Menhaden Capital

Zac Goldsmith MP

Member

Environmental Audit Committee

Rt Hon Michael Gove MP

Secretary of State

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Derek Gow

Founder

Derek Gow Consultancy

Lasse Gustavsson

Senior Vice President and Executive Director, Europe

Oceana

Sam Hall

Senior Research Fellow

Bright Blue

Professor Dieter Helm CBE

Independent Chair

Natural Capital Committee

Lord Hill of Oareford

EU Commissioner (2014-16) and Co-Founder

Prosperity UK

Vicki Hird

Sustainable Farm Campaign Coordinator

Sustain

Patrick Holden

Founding Director

Sustainable Food Trust

Emma Howard Boyd

Chair

Environment Agency

Bruce Huber

CEO

Alexa Capital

Tony Juniper CBE

Executive Director of Advocacy & Campaigns

WWF

Michael Liebreich

Chairman & CEO

Liebreich Associates

Willie Mackenzie

Author and Oceans Campaigner

Greenpeace UK

Kerry McCarthy MP

Shadow Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (2015 to 2016) and Member

Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee

John McKinley

Director

BlackRock Sustainable Investing

Philip Lymbery

Chief Executive

Compassion in World Farming

Professor Peter Mills BSc (Hons), DIC, MBA, PhD

Deputy Vice-Chancellor

Harper Adams University

Amy Mount

Head of Greener UK unit

Green Alliance

Pierre-Yves Paslier

Co-founder & Co-CEO

Skipping Rocks Lab

Dame Fiona Reynolds DBE

Former Director-General, National Trust (2001-12) and Master

Emmanuel College, Cambridge

Matt Ridley

Columnist

The Times

Craig Sams

Co-founder and Executive Chairman

Carbon Gold

Sir Roger Scruton FBA FRSL

Philosopher and Writer

Rhian-Mari Thomas

Chair, Green Banking Council

Barclays PLC

James Thornton

Chief Executive Officer

ClientEarth

Hendrikus van Hensbergen

Director

Action for Conservation

Mark Watts

Executive Director

C40

Steve Waygood

Chief Responsible Investment Officer

Aviva Investors

Will Wells

Founder and CEO

Hummingbird Technologies

Marcus Whately

Founder and Co-CEO

Estover Energy

Jochen Zeitz

Co-Founder and Co-Chair of The B Team and Founder

Zeitz Foundation