Virtual Briefing: ESG Data Management - A Strategic Imperative


14th September, 2021



09:30am UK time

Opening & Welcome

Andrew Delaney, President & Chief Content Officer, A-Team Group

09:35am UK time

Keynote Fireside Chat: ESG – A strategic imperative

  • Why act now: How financial institutions can drive the transition to ESG and Sustainable investing
  • Reviewing the regulatory landscape, what are the upcoming regulations and how will they impact financial institutions?
  • Challenges in moving to more standardised approaches
  • What’s next: How to prepare for upcoming changes

Interview with: Dr. Kay Swinburne, Vice Chair of Financial Services, KPMG
Interviewed by: Andrew Delaney, President & Chief Content Officer, A-Team Group

10:05am UK time

Panel: Addressing ESG data and reporting challenges

  • Data sources: How should financial institutions manage the challenges around consistency, accuracy, availability of data from different ESG providers, the different methodologies and metrics used?
  • Evaluating data providers: What questions should you be asking?
  • Reporting: The role of industry frameworks for improving reporting standardisation, what else is needed?
  • Handling and processing ESG data: How should data management teams manage and govern ESG data flowing through the organisation?

Moderator: Navin Rauniar, Partner, TCS & MD, PRMIA UK Steering Committee
Hany Choueiri,
Chief Data Officer, Aldermore Bank
Lynn Watts,
Head of Data Governance, Royal London Asset Management
Philip Miller,
Co-CEO and Co-Founder, Solidatus
Fraser Hall,
Global Product Manager – FinReg, Adenza

10:50am UK time

Panel: Leveraging data science and AI, NLP and Machine learning for insight

  • Which data sources are of most interest at the moment?
  • How are techniques like NLP and ML being leveraged to fill data gaps and provide insight?
  • Managing AI risks: bias, ethics and privacy concerns

Moderator: Mark Davies, Partner, Element 22
Priyank Patwa,
Director of M&G Labs, M&G
Vincent Orti,
Head of Data Solutions, Liontrust Asset Management
Graham Taylor,
ESG Data Science Lead, Data Insights Unit, Schroders
Tanya Seajay, CEO & Founder, Orenda, a SIX company

11:35am UK time

End of briefing

**Agenda subject to change **