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The Bioeconomy: Creating New Opportunities

Day 1 - 5th Oct | 15:40 - 16:20

Location: Sustainable Partnership Theatre

Circular Economy

Overview

New business models in the ocean economy – such as seaweed farming – are emerging to help regenerate our depleted seas. How can we ensure their success in producing sustainable resources for the longer term?

Learnings

  • What science is available?
  • What are the new business models to safeguard the ocean’s capacity to regenerate and to deliver economic, environmental and social value in the long term?

Post Event Actions

  • Evaluate how your organization and sector can leverage the latest science and public-private sector collaboration to advance the development of such business to ensure the ocean continues to deliver powerful solutions to global problems

Speakers

MODERATOR

Charles Goddard

Editorial Director

The Economist Group

Charles Goddard

Editorial Director

The Economist Group

Charles Goddard imagines and builds The Economist Group’s flagship initiatives. He works closely with partners on themes ranging from ageing and longevity to climate change, global health security and the sustainable ocean economy. Based in Hong Kong, Charles was previously editorial director, Asia, at the Economist Intelligence Unit and managing director of the Economist Corporate Network, a peer network for senior executives. He is executive director of the Group’s World Ocean Initiative.

Ashley Bang

Head Data Scientist

ADM Capital Foundation

Ashley Bang

Head Data Scientist

ADM Capital Foundation

Ashley is a data scientist who applies her expertise in climate and biodiversity to inform policymakers and financial institutions. Some of her recent projects include assessing climate risks to investments, developing metrics to value biodiversity, and modelling regional fisheries resources economics for conservation. Ashley is a former Fulbright Scholar and holds a degree in Geology and Biology from Brown University.

Clement Dumont

Co-Founder and Chief Biologist Officer

Algoon

Clement Dumont

Co-Founder and Chief Biologist Officer

Algoon

Before becoming an entrepreneur in founding his sports events company, Clement Dumont managed his laboratory in marine conservation at the University of Hong Kong. His research focused on marine conservation and fisheries management with a Ph.D. on sea urchin fisheries in North America.

My Sustainability Goals for 2021:

Battle global warming and produce healthier food with seaweeds

Jane Wong

CEO and Founder

biochrome

Jane Wong

CEO and Founder

biochrome

Jane Wong is the founder of biochrome, a Hong Kong-based biotech startup developing sustainable products from microalgae. Jane was a researcher focused on marine systems such as coral reefs and coastal upwelling. She is passionate in archiving urban symbiosis through innovative solutions and collaborations between multiple stakeholders.

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