The global freight transport system must have zero-emissions solutions in place by 2030 to reach global climate goals by 2050. And to get there, we need innovative solutions and radical collaboration, enabling financial mechanisms and strong political will, to unlock decarbonization pathways throughout the freight transport value chain. Join us for key learnings and opportunities to drive significant progress collectively, as more and more brands are realizing the significance of their transport footprint and becoming willing partners supporting the industry shift.
Additional speakers to be announced.
Director, Regulatory Affairs
A.P. Møller – Maersk
Simon C. Bergulf joined A.P. Møller – Maersk as director regulatory affairs in 2017. He is in charge of Maersk’s positioning and outreach on key regulatory topics including climate change and environmental issues.
Before joining Maersk, he headed the Danish Shipowners' Association’s (DSA) Brussels representation from 2009 to 2017. As director EU affairs for DSA, he represented the interests of Danish shipowners in Brussels on all relevant topics from piracy and international trade to environment and climate.
From 2001 to 2008, Bergulf worked as a public affairs consultant with Hill & Knowlton Brussels. Here, he headed the Food and Consumer Protection Practice Group as well as the Digital Communications Practice Group.
European Climate Foundation
Dietmar Oeliger is the Director for the ECF Transport initiative. He joined the ECF from the German NGO NABU where he led the transport team, that was mainly focused on cars, trucks and shipping. He managed to make NABU a leading voice on sustainable transport in Germany and beyond. As the deputy head of the environment and natural conservation department he was also responsible for NABU’s energy and climate policy. He is the chair of the ‘Grüner Strom Label’, the Certification of green energy products in Germany. Before joining NABU, Oeliger worked for Eurosolar, the European Association for Renewable Energy in Bonn. These were the years when the ‘Energiewende’ was born and the first feed-in-law for renewables was established.
Executive Vice President, Global Commercial
Royal Dutch Shell
Carlos Maurer is responsible for Shell’s business-to-business organization of over 8,000 people serving more than 1 million direct and indirect customers in 150 markets through its global lubricants, aviation and bitumen, and sulphur businesses.
Maurer started his career in the energy industry working in operations and sales development roles throughout the United States and Latin America. He joined Shell in 1997 and was most recently vice president, Shell Lubricants Americas from 2017 to 2019. Maurer gained strategy, marketing, and general management experience in Shell commercial businesses, downstream and upstream operations, and joint ventures. He has led regional and global businesses and been based in the United States, Netherlands, France, United Kingdom, and currently Singapore.
Sustainability Manager, Global Logistics
Linda Johansson works as sustainability manager at the H&M Group, focusing on supply chain and logistics. Based at the H&M Group’s head office in Stockholm, Sweden, she is responsible for driving the sustainability strategy when it comes to transportation and warehousing, using approaches grounded in business and sustainability. Johansson is part of the Steering committee of Clean Cargo and The Pathway’s Coalition, and sits on the board of Network for Transport Measures. During her 13 years at the H&M Group, she has worked in Bangladesh, India, and Sri Lanka in roles covering the full supply chain, from manufacturing to sales, always with a sustainability focus. Johansson started her professional career working for a Swedish NGO in Dhaka, Bangladesh, focusing on sustainable agriculture practice and women’s empowerment.
Associate Director, Climate
Giulio works within BSR’s climate change practice team, focusing on climate strategy and resilience with companies, collaborative initiatives, and research.
Prior to joining BSR, Giulio worked as a sectorial manager at climate change consulting firm EcoAct. There, he was in charge of project management and business development for clients in several sectors, such as consumer goods and finance. Giulio also lead EcoAct’s low-carbon project development in Kenya for two years and was member of the board for EcoAct Kenya. He speaks English, French, Italian, and Spanish.
Giulio holds an M.S. in Sustainable Development from HEC Paris School of Management. He also holds a double degree M.S. in Management and Industrial Engineering and a double degree B.S. in Technology and International Business from Politecnico di Torino and UIC Barcelona.
I felt this conference was life changing. I am truly inspired and am plotting both career and personal changes to live up to the great lessons I learned. Both the sessions and the networking were vital.