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 Panel Discussion | Key Takeaways from UN Climat Change Conference COP26

CFA Society Greece is pleased to invite you to a virtual panel discussion, "Key Takeaways from UN Climate Change Conference COP26" on Thursday, 2 December 2021 at 19:00 – 20:00.

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During this panel discussion, Dr. Phoebe Koundouri, Josina Kamerling and Antonis Kyrkos will discuss the key takeaways from COP 26. They will share their perspectives on the progress achieved during the Summit as well as next steps in the fight against climate change.


Dr. Phoebe Koundouri | Professor at Athens University of Economics and Business

Josina Kamerling | Head of Regulatory Outreach EMEA at CFA Institute

Antonis Kyrkos | Group Transformation and Strategic Planning Director at TITAN Cement Group


Violeta Spyropoulou, CFA | President, CFA Society Greece

This event qualifies for 1 Professional Learning (PL) Credit. If you are a CFA Institute Member, the PL Credit for your participation in this event will be automatically recorded in your PL Diary.

Please click here to register.

*About the speakers:

Phoebe Koundouri, is a world-renowned environmental economics professor and global leader in sustainable development. She is widely recognized as a pioneer in innovative, human-centric, interdisciplinary systems for the sustainable interaction between nature, society, and the economy. She is listed in the most-cited women economists in the world, with 15 published books and more than 450 published peer reviewed scientific papers, book chapters and reports. She is elected member of the World Academy of Art & Science, President-elect of the European Association of Environmental and Natural Resource Economists and she has received numerous international awards for academic excellence, including the prestigious European Research Council Synergy Grant (2020). With 100 European/Global research projects/initiatives and a team of 150 researchers, her work defines policies and supports human well-being across the globe. She holds a PhD from the University of Cambridge and has been affiliated as researcher and lecturer with Cambridge, UCL, LSE, University of Reading. Since 2006 she is professor at the Athens University of Economics and Business (AUEB), founding director of ReSEES Research Laboratory (AUEB), the Sustainable Development Unit (ATHENA Informatics Research and Innovation Center) and the EIT Climate-KIC HUB Greece of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology, the latter focusing on innovation acceleration and research commercialization. She chairs the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network - Europe, the International Center for Research ICRE8 and the Scientific Advisory Board of European Forest Institute. She is Commissioner and the "Green Recovery" Task Force Leader of the global COVID-19 Lancet Commission, member of the Pissarides Committee (10 year Greek Development Plan) chaired by Nobelist Prof. C. Pissarides, member of the National Climate Change Committee of Greece, and an advisor to the EU, the World Bank, the UN, NATO, the WHO and other international organizations and governments worldwide.Personal Website:

Josina Kamerling is Head of Regulatory Outreach for the Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) region for CFA Institute, and is based in the Brussels office. She is responsible for supporting CFA Institute policy development in the region, advancing the impact of advocacy efforts, and promoting capital market integrity and investor protection.

Josina participates in working groups at policy level, is a frequent speaker at high level conferences on topics of Fair and Efficient markets, Investor Protection and Ethics.

She sits on the board of Observatoire de la Finance and is co-president of the Global Ethics prize for young people in finance: The Ethics in Finance prize.

Previously, Josina was a specialist adviser on financial services in the European Parliament for six years, and a Senior Banker as Head of Sales of various sales teams in financial markets both retail, institutional, central banks and corporates and as a global banker for large energy multinationals for 15 years in various EU countries.

She is fluent in French, English, Spanish and Italian, as well as her native Dutch.

Antonis Kyrkos joined Titan Cement Group in 2015. He is Titan's Strategic Planning and Transformation Director, a member of the Group's Executive Committee, head of the Group's Digital Center of Competence and head of Group procurement. He is also the Convenor of the Energy Transition and Climate Change Working Group of the European Round Table for Industry (ERT).

Before Titan, Antonis spent 15 years in McKinsey (in both London and Athens), 7 of them as a partner, serving a multitude of service, technology, industrial and private equity clients across EMEA, with an emphasis on operations, large scale transformations, organization and strategy. He was also a regional leader of McKinsey's EMEA Service Operations practice.

Antonis received a PhD in Biology from Oxford University, where he was a Rhodes Scholar and a Leventis Foundation Scholar. He also holds an Executive Certificate in Management and Leadership from the MIT Sloan School of Management. He has authored several scientific papers in peer-reviewed journals and presented in international conferences. His first degree is a Bachelor of Biology from the University of Athens, where he graduated with highest distinction.

 Business Valuation Masterclass with Aswath Damodaran

Following last year's successful collaboration, we are pleased to partner with I-Deals again this year to offer our members a special discount on the Business Valuation Mastercall with Aswath Damodaran.  The 4-day intensive online workshop will take place on 13, 14, 20 and 21 January 2022 at 17:00-20:00 (Athens time). 

CFA Society Greece members can attend the online workshop at a reduced fee of USD 849.  A further discount is available for groups of 3 or more. 

Please see the promotional brochure for more information, including registration details.