Bringing brilliant minds together

The World of Wood House offers a space to spark and foster the conversation around net-zero and resilience during COP26. With curated events every day throughout the conference, it brings together thought leaders and influencers from industry, government and academia and offers a unique setting to share strategic thinking and inspire action against climate change.

Susan Aitken Speaker
Susan Aitken

| Leader of Glasgow City Council, Scotland

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Gianluca Ambrosetti
Gianluca Ambrosetti

CEO | Synhelion SA

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Omar Bedani
Omar Bedani

Manager of Commercial Operations | Wood

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Richard Bellingham
Richard Bellingham

Director, Institute for Future Cities | University of Strathclyde

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Jonathan Briggs
Jonathan Briggs

Project Director for Humber Zero | Vitol

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Birgitte Brinch Speaker
Birgitte Brinch

Board | Wood

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Josh Carmichael Speaker
Josh Carmichael

Vice President Hydrogen | Wood

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Dan Carter Speaker
Dan Carter

Global Director of Decarbonisation | Wood

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Mark Coates Speaker
Mark Coates

Director of Strategic Industry Engagements | Bentley Systems

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Phil Considine Speaker
Phil Considine

Director of Executive Education & Development | University of Strathclyde

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Stephanie Cox Speaker
Stephanie Cox

Executive President Operations | Wood

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Simon Dale-Lace Speaker
Simon Dale-Lace

Associate Director – Water Managementn | Wood

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Paul DiPaola Speaker
Paul DiPaola

Vice President, Strategy & Innovation | AIG

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Simon Earls Speaker
Simon Earls

Sustainability & Corporate Affairs Director | Bristol Airport

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Grant Ervin Speaker
Grant Ervin

Chief Resilience Officer | City of Pittsburgh, USA

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Naeem Farooqi Speaker
Naeem Farooqi

Global Director of Zero Emission Mobility | Wood

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Jacqui Ferguson Speaker
Jacqui Ferguson

Board | Wood

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Rodrigo Fernandes Speaker
Rodrigo Fernandes

Director of Empowering Sustainable Development Goals | Bentley Systems

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Paula Fitzpatrick Speaker
Paula Fitzpatrick

VP, Growth & Development Conventional Energy Americas | Wood

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Philipp Furler Speaker
Philipp Furler

CEO and Founder | Synhelion

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Deborah Gilshin Speaker
Deborah Gilshin

Founder | The 100Club

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Michael Girioni Speaker
Michael Girioni

Vice President Resilient Environments | Wood

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Jennifer Waldner Grant Speaker
Jennifer Waldner Grant

Chief Sustainability Officer | AIG

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Mark Hannigan
Mark Hannigan

Hydrogen Systems Australia

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Hooman Haghigi
Hooman Haghigi

Global Energy Transition Manager - Intelligent Operations | Wood

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Andy Hemingway Speaker
Andy Hemingway

President Technical Consulting Solutions | Wood

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Peter Hall Speaker
Peter Hall

Vice President & Global Director for Sustainable Infrastructure | Wood

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Hugh Lim Speaker
Hugh Lim

Executive Director | Centre for Liveable Cities, Singapore

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Jeff Vander Linden Speaker
Jeff Vander Linden

COO | EQTEC plc

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Martyn Link Speaker
Martyn Link

Leading Energy Transition | Wood

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Steven Lua Speaker
Steven Lua

Managing Director | Unitrove Group

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Emmanuelle Nasse Bridier Speaker
Emmanuelle Nasse Bridier

Head of Urban Resilience | Meridiam

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Louise Macdonald OBE Speaker
Louise Macdonald OBE

National Director of the Institute of Directors | FRSE

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Darren Martin Speaker
Darren Martin

Group Chief Technology Officer | Wood

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Professor Sir Jim Macdonald Speaker
Professor Sir Jim Macdonald

Principal and Vice-Chancellor | Strathclyde University

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Colin Mayor Speaker
Colin Mayor CBE FBA

Professor of Management Studies | Saïd Business School, University of Oxford

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Colin McKinnon Speaker
Colin McKinnon

Technical Director - Specialist Engineering and Consulting | Wood

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Professor Heather McGregor Speaker
Professor Heather McGregor CBE

| Heriot Watt University

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David Morgan Speaker
David Morgan

Director of Flight Operation | Easyjet

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Paula Murphy Speaker
Paula Murphy

Chief Communications and Marketing Officer | Wood

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David Palumbo Speaker
David Palumbo

CEO | EQTEC plc

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Piero Pelizzaro Speaker
Piero Pelizzaro

Chief Resilience Officer | Milan Municipality, Italy

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Derek Robertson Speaker
Derek Robertson

CEO | Subsea Micropiles

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Gavin Rogers Speaker
Gavin Rogers

Vice President, Digital & Technology | Wood

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Ann Rosenberg Speaker
Ann Rosenberg

SVP for Sustainability Solutions | Wood

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Stewart Sarkozy-Banoczy Speaker
Stewart Sarkozy-Banoczy

Resilient Cities Network

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Joe Sczurko Speaker
Joe Sczurko

Executive President Consulting | Wood

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Craig Shanaghey Speaker
Craig Shanaghey

President Operations Services EMEA | Wood

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Gavin Slater Speaker
Gavin Slater

|Head of Sustainability | Glasgow City Council, Scotland

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Andrew Smith Speaker
Andrew Smith

Executive Director | Greenbackers Investment Capital

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Claire Smith Speaker
Claire Smith

Head of Fuel Management | Airbus

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Merryn Somerset-Webb Speaker
Merryn Somerset-Webb

Editor | MoneyWeek

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Richard Spires Speaker
Richard Spires

Director Of Technology Development | Wood

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Tracey Stone Speaker
Tracey Stone

Global Accounts Regional Sales Director | Bentley Systems

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Payal Thadani Speaker
Payal Thadani

Process Engineer | Wood and Race to Resilience

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Nadia Terfous Speaker
Nadia Terfous

Managing Director | EoM Solutions

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Nathalie Thomas Speaker
Nathalie Thomas

Energy Correspondent | Financial Times

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Robin Watson CBE Speaker
Robin Watson CBE

Chief Executive | Wood

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Daryl Wilson Speaker
Daryl Wilson

Executive Director | Hydrogen Council

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Tom White Speaker
Tom White

CEO | C-Capture Ltd

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