The conference 2021
A conference followed by an awards ceremony in Paris, attended by investors, media & influencers was an exceptional opportunity to engage a new audience with the impact of your project.
The conference was attended by nearly 400 European investors and decision makers. It presented and highlighted the progress of concrete ESG actions made by investment leaders in Europe.
underline the relevance of the event
The SIA 2021 Award presented 7 awards in 4 groups from the UN SDGs.
The jury 2021
Emmanuel de La Ville
Founder & CEO
Since 2004, Emmanuel de La Ville has been the founder & CEO of EthiFinance, a non-financial analysis and consulting agency that supports its clients in managing risks and opportunities related to sustainable development.
Emmanuel has spent the last 15 years in :
EVPA corporate & france
Sophie is leading market building efforts in France and Europe namely with European Corporates to help various practitioners like foundations and impact investing funds scaling their impact. She sits on the Board of non-profit organizations including PHITRUST Incubator.
Prior joining EVPA in 2016, she occupied several senior positions at BNP Paribas: in charge of the Wealth Management strategy for Philanthropy, Impact investing & Social Responsible Investment and as an Investment banker for more than 15 years.
Finance for Tomorrow
Anne-Claire Roux is Managing Director of Finance for Tomorrow, the branch of Paris EUROPLACE dedicated to green and sustainable finance.
Global Compact France
Within a network of companies committed to CSR, Fella Imalhayene structures the promotion of the Diversity Charter.
In September 2017 she was appointed General Delegate of Global Compact France.
Anne-Catherine Husson-Traore is the Managing Director of Novethic, the sustainable transformation gas pedal of the Caisse des Dépôts Group which she co-founded.
A journalist with a wide range of experience, she became passionate about sustainable finance in 2001 and has been working ever since to answer the question: how can we accelerate the transformation of the financial sector and companies towards greater social and environmental responsibility? Today, she is one of the leading voices in sustainable finance, speaking out in France and abroad for a responsible finance that transforms.
Olivier de GUERRE
Chairman and CEO
Olivier de Guerre created Phitrust in 2003. Together with the Phitrust teams, it develops investment solutions specialising in shareholder engagement and social impact investing in Europe.
Before creating Phitrust, Olivier de Guerre has developed a long experience as an asset manager for families/foundations or institutional investors. Olivier is a board member of :
the European Venture Philanthropy Association (EVPA) in Brussels
the Finansol Association (France)
the Admical Association.(France)
Institut de l’Économie Positive
With a master's degree in international relations, Audrey Tcherkoff began her career at Robert Wan, which she managed from 2012 to 2016 in Dubai.
In 2015, she had a decisive meeting with Jacques Attali, which led her to return to France in 2016 to become Vice President of the Positive Planet Foundation.
In 2018, at the age of 37, she created with Jacques Attali the Positive Economy Institute, of which she is the Executive President.
Principles for Responsible Investment
Fiona Reynolds is the CEO of the Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI).
Appointed in 2013, Fiona has 25 years’ experience in the financial services and pension sector, including seven years as the CEO of the Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees (AIST).
In 2018, Fiona was named by Barron’s magazine as one of the 20 most influential people in sustainability globally.
Director of Administrative Services
Institut de France
Since March 2018: Director of Administrative Services, Institute of France (470 Academicians, 200+ Sheltered Foundations and 10 Museums)
Previously, Chief of Staff to five French Ministers (including Foreign Affairs and Education), Deputy Director of the Alain Ducasse Group, and Alain Juppe’s Chief of Staff in the 2016 French conservative presidential primary.
María José GÁLVEZ
Out of more than 18 years of experience in the field of Sustainability, (Corporate Social Responsibility), socially responsible investment, Corporate Reputation and institutional relations, María José has developed her professional experience in the financial sector since 2006. At the moment, she holds the Head of Sustainability position in Bankia and has been elected Vice-president of Spainsif, the Spanish Sustainable Investment Forum.
She is an independent advisor in different organizations and a member of several panels of experts in various Companies listed on the Spanish stock exchange.
Head of Events,
Sally joined UKSIF as Head of Events in 2021, and is responsible for growing and managing their events across the sustainable finance sphere. She has extensive experience across the financial ecosystem, particularly within alternative investments and insurance. Sally is passionate about climate, diversity and sustainable economics.
A graduate of Harvard Business School, Jean-Guillaume d'Ornano has spent most of his career in the media and press. After more than 10 years spent between the media and investment banking in New York, he managed the Paris Turf and Week End newspapers of the Hersant group and created, when the Dassault group sold its horse-racing press branch, the Turf Editions group, of which he was one of the main shareholders via an LBO.
In 2009, back at the Figaro Group, he took over the management of TV Magazine, which became the most widely distributed TV magazine in Europe.
Between 2009 and 2011, he was a member of the Executive Committee of Le Figaro and took over the general management of Madame Figaro, the Stock Exchange & Heritage division and the general management of the group's industrial activities.
In 2011, he bought the Option Finance group, making it the only press group for professionals in corporate finance, asset management, business law and insurance. Since then, the group has grown and organises around thirty events for these same communities; it is also one of the main web portals for the professional press.