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Scotland’s Climate Ambition Zone: online events programme – Scottish Enterprise’s Green Investment Showcase

Join us virtually for our Green Investment Showcase 2pm – 5pm on 3rd November

Investing with Purpose: A values Led Approach to Investment

Our Green Investment programme will begin with a welcome by Adrian Gillespie, CEO, Scottish Enterprise followed by opening keynotes and discussion by a senior Scottish Government minister and a key industry thought leader addressing “Investing with purpose: a values led approach to Investment”. More detail to be announced shortly.

After the opening keynote Scottish Enterprise’s Board Member, Peter McKellar will host a lively discussion on the “Innovation required in the finance sector to unlock the net zero transition”.

Speakers include:

  • Chris Stark, Chief Executive, Climate Change Committee
  • Kate Murray, Group Chief Financial, NatWest Group
  • Chitra Hepburn, Head of APAC ESG and Climate, MSIC
  • Jim Barry, Chief Investment Officer of BlackRock Alternatives Investors
  • Craig Douglas, Partner, World Fund

Following this, you’ll have the opportunity to attend one of the two showcase sessions below:

Scotland’s green innovation and investment showcase, with investor panel – in partnership with EIE -3:30pm-5pm (GMT)

‘Make the world a better place by addressing tomorrow’s greatest challenges today.’

Get an insight into Scotland’s investment ecosystem by joining our showcase of some of the country’s most innovative green companies. Linda Hanna, Managing Director, SE will provide an ‘Introduction to Scotland’s Innovation and Investment Ecosystem’, followed by a Company Showcase and Panel Discussion. Our panel of investor experts will discuss the need to accelerate the financing of sustainable projects and opportunities. They’ll also describe the role the presenting companies, and other innovative start-ups, will have in the race to net zero. We are delighted to also have Jennifer Donnellan, Director of Policy from British Business Bank who will provide a brief insight into their recently released report: Small Businesses and the Transition to Net Zero.

Session Panellists  

  • Chair: Kerry Sharp, Director Growth Investments, Scottish Enterprise
  • Pat Burtis, Partner, Amadeus Capital Partners Ltd
  • Greg Herrera, Senior Partner, Energy Ventures
  • Iain Watson, Managing Director, Climate Tech Capital Partners
  • Jason Mraz, Managing Partner, Ospraie Ag Science New York 


  • Celtic Renewables
  • Sunamp
  • Spire Global
  • Intelligent Growth Solutions Ltd

or attend virtually

Scotland’s green investment portfolio showcase, 3:30pm-5pm (GMT)

Come and join Scottish Development International’s Managing Director Neil Francis who will Chair a pitching event from 3 of the projects included within the Green Investment Portfolio.

The Scottish Government launched its Green Investment Portfolio in September 2020, which currently features over £1.4bn of investment opportunities and is hoped to be increased to £3bn by 2022.

This will give our audience the opportunity to hear first-hand from the Project sponsors of the investment opportunity on offer to support Scotland’s road to net zero.

Our panel of experts include Aberdeen City Council, who will share their experience of identifying funding partners to take forward their green investment projects.

To register to attend  the Green Investment Showcase  and to see all Scottish Enterprise’s COP26 Programme please click here https://www.scottish-enterprise.com/support-for-businesses/business-development-and-advice/business-sustainability/cop26/climate-ambition-zone-events

Date and time
03 November 2021
14:00 - 17:00
Venue Address

Virtual event

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