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Victor Gancel

Manager, BSR

Victor currently aims to set the shipping industry towards transformative change, generating swift and deep decarbonization of whole sectors. As Clean Cargo Manager, Victor supports members in reducing their emissions while integrating ESG elements into their decision-making. He is an experienced program manager with proven ability to run multi-stakeholder projects, scale decarbonization and sustainability actions, manage teams and raise funding for what he believes in. Prior to working at BSR, Victor led a sustainable infrastructure finance program he built from scratch at EIT Climate-KIC in Paris and Copenhagen. He gained his first green innovation expertise within the Aerospace Industry as an Innovation Officer.

Mike Scala

Global Partnerships and Strategic Planning

Mike works to transform the way that corporations, family offices, governments, and foundations align their core values, CSR, and ESG whilst maximizing impact. He and his team have led efforts around the world in the areas of disaster relief, human rights, education, environmental sustainability, and more. With a strong background in community and youth engagement, he is currently working with a variety of family offices and corporations helping them to create projects that align with their goals and double the impact of their funding. His unique approach has led to the support of communities across 15+ countries and work with organizations such as World Health Organization, Global Citizen, and Thompson Reuters.

Glenn Woodcock

Entrepreneur

Glenn Woodcock is an entrepreneur and investor with a passionate commitment to improving the world around us, through better business. Glenn has more than 25 years of experience in senior management positions across banking, venture capital, product development and risk. He is the founder of Exeter City Futures, a community interest company set up to progress a programme of work to contribute to the sustainable future of Exeter. Glenn is also a founder of Sparx, the UK’s most significant Education Technology Company for enhancing maths outcomes at GCSE level. In addition, Glenn is Chairman of City Science, a transport consultancy, and a director of Low Carbon Group, a renewable energy investment company.

Leslie Labruto

Head of Global Energy, Acumen

Alexander is a Director in HSBC’s Client Network Banking team which helps large customers solve supply chain challenges using banking products and services. As part of this, HSBC has recently launched an innovative financing solution which incentivises and supports the improvement of supplier sustainability on a programmatic basis.