Nordic Chambers Business Forum 2019

The Nordic Chambers’ Business Forum returns to London on the 28 October, this year hosted at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development. For over six years the Forum has brought together senior business people to celebrate Anglo-Nordic business, share expertise and discuss timely topics. 

This year, the focus will be on Investing in Sustainability.

In the face of climate change and the wider UN Sustainable Development Goals, sustainability is on the radar of every industry. Looking ahead, it is important to understand the strategic opportunities that sustainability carries for companies across technology, services, finance etc. – and for investors in both advanced and emerging economies.

Date: Monday 28 October
Time: 18.00-21.00
Venue: European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
One Exchange Square, Spitalfields
London EC2A 2JN


Members Price
£36 incl. VAT

Non Members Price
£54 incl. VAT + Eventbrite fee


18.00: Arrival & registration

18.30: Welcome words by Gunnar Larsen, Managing Director, Danish-UK Association

18.35: Introduction & overview of ‘Sustainable Investment’
by Jens Lundsgaard, Board member of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)

18.45: Opening speech by Jürgen Rigterink, First Vice President, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)

18.55 Panel Discussion: Investing in Sustainability across sectors


Alex Ryland, Senior Vice President, DNB’s Division for Ocean Space and Sustainability investments globally

Halldór Benjamin Thorbergsson, Managing Director at Confederation of Icelandic Enterprise

Jens Lundsgaard, Member of the Board of Directors, EBRD

Jürgen Rigterink, First Vice President, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)

Lars Andersen Resare, Head of Environment and CSR for Scandinavian Airlines (SAS)

Mads Nipper, CEO of Grundfos

Mikko Marttala, CFO of KPA Unicon

19.45: Joint Q&A & Summary by moderator

20.00: Networking with drinks and canapés

21.00: End of programme


Chamber of Commerce

Hús atvinnulífsins

Borgartúni 35, 5. hæð

105 Reykjavík


Managing director:

Sigrún Lilja Guðbjartsdóttir

+354 510 7100