Green Finance Green Futures
Meet the green finance experts: Interactive Q&A
This live webinar is the final session in the Green Finance Green Futures programme. The webinar will feature panelists from the Bank of England, Skills Development Scotland and the Scottish Government, and the experts will discuss questions submitted by students.
Questions can be submitted in advance by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, or during the webinar via the Q&A function.
Tanya Wilson is a Lecturer in Economics at the Adam Smith Business School, University of Glasgow. She is the recipient of the 2016 Royal Economic Society Prize, and was awarded the Sir Alec Cairncross Prize from the Scottish Economic Society in 2017. Her research interests are in the economics of labour markets and the economics of the family. Tanya has contributed reports to Scottish Parliamentary inquiries on the Gender Pay Gap in Scotland, and Scotland’s Economic Performance as well as the Royal Society of Edinburgh inquiry on women in STEM – Tapping all our Talents 2018.
Theresa Lober, co-heads the Bank of England’s Climate Hub, which leads the Bank’s policy response to the financial risks and macroeconomic impact from climate change. This includes incorporating climate risks into the Bank’s supervisory approach, stress testing the UK financial system to the risks from climate change, as well as embedding climate risks into macroeconomic analysis. Internationally, the team contributes to a number of initiatives, such as the central bank and supervisors Network for Greening the Financial System, where the Bank leads the work developing reference scenarios. Previously she worked as a macroeconomist in different areas of the Bank.
Representative from Skills Development Scotland.
The UK will host the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) in Glasgow from 31 October – 12 November 2021. The meeting will bring countries together to work towards achieving the objectives of the Paris Agreement and the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change.
Part of the COP26 activities at the College of Social Sciences, University of Glasgow