Arsen Nazaryan

Corporate Governance course lecturer , Eurasia International University https://www.eiu.am/en
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Jean-Jacques Barbéris

Director of the Institutional and Corporate Clients division & ESG, AMUNDI

Jean-Jacques Barbéris is Director of the Institutional and Corporate Clients division & ESG and an Executive Board member at Amundi. Amongst other things, Jean-Jacques is supervising ESG within the General Management Committee.

He started his career in the French Treasury Directorate General where he served in units in charge of commodities and financial markets from 2008 to 2012. He then became then member of the cabinet of Pierre Moscovici, Minister of Economy and Finance, masterminding France funding policy agenda, contributing notably to the creation of BPI France, the French Public Investment Bank. Before joining Amundi, he acted as advisor for Economic and Financial affairs in the cabinet of the French President of the Republic, where he served from 2013-2016.

Jean-Jacques Barbéris is a graduate from Ecole Normale Supérieure Lettres et Sciences Humaines, agrégé in History, and alumni at both Sciences-Po Paris and Ecole Nationale d’Administration. He has been lecturer in advanced economics at Sciences-Po Paris from 2009 to 2012

Obaid Saif Hamad Al Zaabi

Co-Chair, MENA-OECD Working Group on Corporate Governance

Dr. Obaid Saif Hamad Al Zaabi, Chief Executive Officer, Securities and Commodities Authority (SCA), United Arab Emirates, has wide-ranging practical experience in financial legislation, accounting, banking, and finance and investment gained from working with many leading financial institutions across the UAE, the US, the UK, and Malaysia. He served as Deputy Chief Executive Officer for Issuance and Legal Affairs and as SCA’s Dubai Office Manager. Prior to that, he worked as Advisor of Research and Studies and as Director of the Research and Awareness Department. He also worked as Senior Manager for International Business at a real estate finance companies and has distinctive experience in managing the operations of bank branches. He also worked in accounting and auditing for a number of institutions, including the UAE Central Bank. After SCA became a member of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) (2020-2018), Dr. Al Zaabi was named Vice Chair of the IOSCO Board and Chair of the Growth and Emerging Markets Committee (GEMC), IOSCO’s largest committee, which includes 90 ordinary members and 20 affiliate members. He also served as Co-Chair of the MENA-OECD Working Group on Corporate Governance. Dr. Al Zaabi was appointed as a Vice Chairman of the UAE Financial Restructuring Committee.
Renee N. Salas

Yerby Fellow, Center for Climate, Health, and the Global Environment, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Dr. Renee N. Salas is a leading expert at the nexus of climate change, health, and health care. She is Affiliated Faculty and previous Burke Fellow at the Harvard Global Health Institute (HGHI),  a Yerby Fellow at the Center for Climate, Health, and the Global Environment (C-CHANGE) at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, and a practicing emergency medicine physician in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School. Dr. Salas has served as the lead author of the Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change U.S. Brief since 2018 and founded the Working Group of over 70 U.S. organizations, institutions, and centers.

She was a Co-Director for the first Climate Crisis and Clinical Practice Symposium - in partnership with The New England Journal of Medicine - and spearheads the broader Initiative. She serves on the planning committee for the National Academy of Medicine’s Climate Change and Human Health Grand Challenge and has testified before Congress. Dr. Salas engages in research on how climate change is impacting the healthcare system and developing evidence-based adaptation, lectures and serves on committees at the nexus of climate and health nationally and internationally, and advises and publishes in high impact medical journals. Her work and expertise are regularly featured in mainstream media outlets like the New York Times, NPR, Time, and the Associated Press.

Elsa Pilichowski

Director, Public Governance Directorate, OECD

Ms Pilichowski has more than 20 years’ experience dedicated to public governance in OECD and Partner countries. She joined the OECD in 2000, in the Public Governance Directorate where she worked until 2012, leading projects and teams on Agencies, Public Employment and various governance and indicator issues. Ms Pilichowski then moved to the OECD Global Relations Secretariat as deputy head of unit for the Eurasia region and in 2014 to the Office of the Secretary-General (OSG) where she was Advisor and then Counsellor to the Secretary-General on the strategic and corporate agenda of the OECD. Prior to joining the OECD, Ms Pilichowski held positions of Research Assistant at the World Bank.