Investing in the SDGs:
From Rhetoric to Reality
From Rhetoric to Reality
Amina J. Mohammed
Ms. Amina J. Mohammed is the Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations and Chair of the United Nations Sustainable Development Group. Acts as Chair of the Strategic Advisory Group of the Joint SDG Fund.
Ms. Mohammed first joined the United Nations in 2012 as Special Adviser to former Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon with the responsibility for post-2015 development planning. She led the process that resulted in global agreement around the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the creation of the Sustainable Development Goals.
The Honourable Mia Amor Mottley
Q.C., M.P. - Prime Minister of Barbados
Mia Amor Mottley QC, MP, EGH, OR is a Barbadian politician and attorney who is the current Prime Minister of Barbados and leader of the Barbados Labour Party (BLP). Mottley is the eighth person to hold the position of Prime Minister in Barbados and first woman to hold either position.
Ms. Carin Jämtin
Director General, Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency
Carin Jämtin is Director-General of the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency since May 2017. Ms Jämtin’s long career within the Social Democratic Party at both local and national level includes being; – Secretary General of the Social Democratic Party (2011-2016) – Vice Chair, Stockholm City Council and leader of the Social Democratic Group in the City Council (2006-2011); – Minister of International Development Cooperation under Prime Minister Göran Persson (2003-2006) and Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs (parts of 2006). Ms Jämtin also headed the International Development Cooperation Department at the Olof Palme International Centre (1999-2003).
Mr. David Rubenstein
Co-Founder and Co-Executive Chairman of The Carlyle Group
David M. Rubenstein is a founder and Co-Executive Chairman of Carlyle. He was elected to our Board of Directors effective July 18, 2011. Previously, Mr. Rubenstein served as Co-Chief Executive Officer of Carlyle. Mr. Rubenstein also serves on Carlyle's Executive Group.
Mr. Emmanuel Roman
Chief Executive Officer, PIMCO
Mr. Roman is PIMCO's chief executive officer and a managing director of the firm. As CEO, he serves on PIMCO’s Executive Committee and has executive oversight of the firm’s client and business areas, including broad strategy-setting and resource management.
Co-Founder of ACTAI Global and ExtremeTechChallenge
Bill Tai has been funding startups as a Venture Capitalist since 1991 and has had 22 of his startups become listed companies. He co-founded Treasure Data (acquired by ARM/Softbank) as Chairman and is among the first investors in Canva, Color Genomics, Safety Culture, Tweetdeck/Twitter, Wish.com and Zoom Video, where he was the first backer to commit at the company's formation.
Dr. Natalia Kanem
Executive Director of UNFPA
Moderated by Dr. Natalia Kanem, Executive Director of UNFPA. She brings to the position more than three decades of strategic leadership and management in the fields of medicine, public health, international peace and development, human rights and social justice.