Webinar: Navigating the Next Cycle
HSBC in the Czech Republic in partnership with the British embassy in Prague invite you in the first of a series of webinars on ESG matters. The events will convene thought leaders and industry experts to explore the transition to a net-zero future as the next chapter of the Czech economy after COVID-19.
Join us on 14th September and explore the Post-Pandemic Places with prof Greg Clark; find out how have Czech Cities and Regions evolved in the last economic cycle and what will effect their development post pandemic; Themes that will shape Czech places: demographics, digitisation, decarbonisation, diversification; Future development of Prague, Brno, Pilsen, Ostrava and associated opportunities for investors and business.
Our guest speaker Tereza Bůžková will provide you details on the upcoming COP26 and the role of private sector organisations and their commitments to low carbon transition.
Tereza Bůžková joined DIT Prague in June 2021. Before joining the British Embassy, she spent more than 10 years in two BIG 4 companies. As a Senior Manager in Deloitte, she was in charge of supporting clients planning to enter new markets, either greenfield or through an acquisition. In this role, she was working for number of large corporates such as SKODA AUTO, Vodafone and CSOB. With respect to sectors, she focuses on energy, manufacturing and financial services.
Prof Greg Clark CBE FAcSS,
Prof Greg Clark CBE is Group Advisor for Future Cities and New Industries at HSBC Group. He works with HSBC’s global client base in 63 countries and 300 cities on the business and investment opportunities of the century of cities, accompanied by the 4th Industrial Revolution, and the Climate Emergency.
Greg is also Chairman of the Connected Places Catapult, the UK’s innovation accelerator for cities, transport, and place-making. He is chairman of the UK Government’s expert advisory group on Smart Cities and Connected Communities and a member of the UK Gov’s Urban Centre Recovery Task Force.
He is a Board Member of Transport for London and chairs its Investment Committee. He is also a member of the London LEAP and leads it work on economic and industrial strategy for London and the future of central London.
He was previously chair of The OECD Forum of Cities & Regions (1996 – 2016). He is Hon Prof of Urban Innovation and Policy at UCL and Strathclyde University. He is a Global Fellow at the Urban Land Institute, a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences, and was previously a Global Fellow at the Brookings Institution (2011-2020). He is author of 10 books and 100 reports on cities, mobility, innovation, investment and leadership. His monthly column: The Planet of Cities, is hosted by RICS. He is Global Cities expert on the BBC World Service Series, My Perfect City.
Richard J Keery
Chief Executive Officer
HSBC Continental Europe, Czech Republic