Nigel Topping is the UK’s High-Level Climate Action Champion for UN climate talks, COP26, and was most recently CEO of We Mean Business. Prior to this he was Executive Director of CDP, and has 18 years of expertise in the private sector, working globally across emerging markets and manufacturing.
Johanna Lissinger Peitz is the ambassador for Stockholm +50, and Senior Advisor at the Ministry of the Environment/Swedish Government Offices. She was Chief negotiator for the Swedish delegation at international climate negotiations.
María Fernanda Espinosa is an academic, diplomat and politician, and former President of the 73rd Session of the United Nations General Assembly. With over 30 years of professional experience she has served as Minister of Foreign Affairs, Minister of Defense, and Minister of Cultural and Natural Heritage within the Government of Ecuador.
Beatrice Fihn is the executive director of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), which in 2017 won the Nobel Peace Prize. By working with ICAN, the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom, and the Geneva Centre for Security Policy, she has gained extensive experience in civil society mobilization, disarmament and gender issues.