Day 1 - October 7 - Global Plenary
The impact of Covid-19 on the energy sector has been far reaching and extensive, exposing new vulnerabilities. The crisis underscores the need for whole energy system resilience, extending to people and supply chains, to ensure reliable energy flows in the face of multiple emerging and systemic risks, disruptions and shocks. What are the leadership questions in managing energy transition in this broad and fast shifting landscape? How are leaders thinking about whole system resilience? This session will explore what is keeping energy industry leaders awake at night and dig deeper into the emerging nexus of issues that have emerged, particularly in this time of widespread disruption.
What resilience issues are energy leaders paying most attention to?
How can energy firms and societies look beyond single issues and address connected resilience challenges and risks?
Who will take the lead in addressing the energy-cyber-health security nexus?
MODERATOR: Filippo Gaddo, Head of Energy Economics, ARUP
- Thomas Leurent, CEO, Akselos
- Yana Popkostova, Founder & Managing Director, European Centre for Energy and Geopolitical Analysis
- Gurdeep Singh, Chairman & Managing Director, NTPC; Secretary General, India Member Committee, World Energy Council
- Emmanuel Lagarrigue, Chief Innovation Officer and Member of the Global Executive Committee, Schneider Electric