The Post Pandemic Future of ESG: An Event Series

10.20.2020, 10:30AM to 11:30AM

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About the event:

Prior to the pandemic, environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors and ESG investing were gaining traction globally. Has this changed? In this series, experts from the Duff & Phelps Institute and the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) will look at the impact of the pandemic on the ESG investment climate and capital flows in emerging markets.

In the first event in this series, our experts will discuss the global impact and provide insights on the current market risks, ESG considerations for boards, ESG investments and the measurability of ESG efforts.

Panel List

Opening Remarks:



Panelist Bios:

Nicole Y. Lamb-Hale: The Honorable Nicole Y. Lamb-Hale is a Managing Director at Kroll, a division of Duff & Phelps, a global leader in risk mitigation, compliance, security, and incident response solutions. Based in Washington, DC, Lamb-Hale has more than 25 years of executive-level experience and a unique viewpoint on global commercial and compliance matters from her extensive service in both the public and private sectors. Her areas of focus at Kroll include investigative due diligence in M&A transactions, regulatory compliance matters, market entry support, and sexual misconduct investigations. She joined Kroll from Albright Stonebridge Group, a global strategy consultancy, where she was Senior Vice President.

Anna Kompanek: Anna Kompanek is the Director for Global Programs at CIPE. In this role, she manages a portfolio of programs spanning emerging and frontier markets around the world focused on CIPE’s core themes of business advocacy, combating corruption, strengthening entrepreneurship ecosystems, and women’s economic empowerment. Her particular expertise, including training and capacity building for private sector organizations, is in the areas of anti-corruption compliance and association governance and management. Kompanek holds a designation of Certified Compliance and Ethics Professional-International (CCEP-I) awarded by Compliance and Certification Board, and she is a graduate of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Institute for Organization Management (IOM), the premier nonprofit professional development program for association, chamber, and nonprofit professionals. She also holds a professional certificate from Babson College’s program “Driving Economic Growth Through Scale-Up Ecosystems.”

Chris Campbell: The Honorable Christopher E. Campbell is the Chief Strategist at Duff & Phelps. He is a frequent guest commentator on national news programs on matters involving the economy. Prior to Duff & Phelps, Chris was unanimously confirmed by the U.S. Senate to serve as the Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Financial Institutions from 2017 to 2018. In that role, he was responsible for coordinating the Department’s efforts regarding financial institutions legislation and regulation, legislation affecting federal agencies that regulate or insure financial institutions, and securities markets legislation and regulation. Specific policy and program areas of oversight included government-sponsored enterprises, critical infrastructure protection (cyber security) and compliance policy, the Federal Insurance Office (FIO), small business, community development, and affordable housing policy.

Ken Joseph: Ken C. Joseph, Esq. is a Duff & Phelps Institute Fellow, Managing Director and Head of Duff & Phelps’ Disputes Consulting practice and Head of the firm’s Cryptocurrency Task Force. He frequently provides thought leadership on a variety of financial services and regulatory matters and focuses on serving clients who need informed and proven strategies to successfully navigate a broad spectrum of threats arising from investigations, compliance examinations, litigation, and crisis scenarios. He has a unique combination of front-line expertise and experience in U.S. securities law, regulatory compliance, and corporate governance. He served with distinction for a total of over 21 years at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, including service as one of the inaugural supervisors in the division of enforcement’s specialized Asset Management Unit, and most recently as a Senior Officer in the Commission’s Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations. He has investigated, supervised, and resolved numerous complex and high-profile cases involving a wide variety of alleged misconduct by market professionals, other individuals, and by public and private entities.

David Larsen: David Larsen is a Duff & Phelps Institute Fellow and Managing Director in the Alternative Asset Advisory practice. He advises leading private equity managers and institutional investors and has advised numerous strategic and private equity acquirers in all areas of mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, divestitures, and valuation-related matters. David is a member of the International Valuation Standards Council (IVSC) Standards Review Board, an advisor to and has served as Vice-Chair of the International Private Equity and Venture Capital Valuations Board (IPEV) and serves as a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) PE/VC Practice Guide Task Force. He provides valuation policy and process assistance to a number of the world’s largest institutional limited partner investors and some of the world’s largest alternative investment managers.