Sustainability Horizons

Transition Finance and New Technologies

Thursday, December 7, 2023

Four Seasons Hotel Houston

Austin Conference Room | 1300 Lamar Street | Houston, Texas



2:30 PM     Registration

                    Austin Conference Room, 3rd Floor


3:00 PM     Welcome and Opening Remarks

                    Olivier Delay, Chief Executive Officer, Americas, Natixis CIB


3:10 PM     Keynote Speaker

                    Jane Stricker, Sr. Vice President, Energy Transition & Executive Director HETI

                    Greater Houston Partnership


3:30 PM     Panel Discussion:

                    Transition Finance - Deep Decarbonization and Solution Readiness

                    Moderator: Robert White, Head of Green & Sustainable Hub, Americas, Natixis CIB


                    Rick Campbell, Managing Director, Credit, Blackstone
                    Michael Ferguson, Americas Team Leader, Sustainable Finance, S&P Global Ratings
                    Jonathan Sisto, Vice President, Strategy & Investor Relations, New Fortress Energy


4:30 PM     Panel Discussion:

                    Transition Finance - Accelerating Capital Formation for Emergent Transition Themes  

                    Moderator: Yash AnandHead of Energy Transition & Natural Resources, Americas, Natixis CIB

                    Nikhil Ati, Partner, McKinsey & Co.

                    Bryan Kimzey, Senior Vice President, Finance and Treasurer, Calpine

                    Mattie Rutherford Thompson, Vice President Finance, TES-H2


5:20 PM     Synthesis & Conclusions of the Panel Discussions and Natixis Insights

                    Yash Anand and Robert White


5:30 PM     Reception 



Yash Anand

Head of Energy Transition & Natural Resources, Natixis CIB Americas

Olivier Delay

Chief Executive Officer, Natixis CIB Americas

Robert White

Head of Green & Sustainable Hub, Natixis CIB Americas

Natixis Toronto Branch

181 Bay Street
Suite 2915
M5J 2T3 Toronto, Ontario

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C1010AAZ C.A. Buenos Aires

Cerrito 1294, 6o Piso “A”
C1010AAZ C.A. Buenos Aires


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