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Davos 2022

Accelerating innovation for climate response

The World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2022 will be unlike any previous conference in Davos. Geopolitical turmoil, economic strains and the ongoing effects of the COVID-19 pandemic create an unprecedented backdrop to the meeting of world and business leaders.

Yet such a chaotic context can be a catalyst for meaningful change. Never before have the needs to build a positive human future been clearer. As leaders and experts come together, there’s a real opportunity to move the world forward.

Follow us from 22-26 May 2022 to get all the insights from Davos, as well as expert analysis on how to act.

PA Davos Studio

Key takeaways from Davos 2022
Key takeaways from Davos 2022

Key takeaways from Davos 2022

Decarbonisation of heating
Decarbonisation of heating

Decarbonisation of heating

How the value chain can help deliver on climate goals and commitments
How the value chain can help deliver on climate goals and commitments

How the value chain can help deliver on climate goals and commitments

Why biodiversity and nature should be on the leadership agenda
Why biodiversity and nature should be on the leadership agenda

Why biodiversity and nature should be on the leadership agenda

PA Davos Studio debate: Go all electric or all hydrogen for transport – does one size fit all?
PA Davos Studio debate: Go all electric or all hydrogen for transport – does one size fit all?

PA Davos Studio debate: Go all electric or all hydrogen for transport – does one size fit all?


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Amy Marshall

PA energy expert

Amy Marshall

PA energy expert

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Andrew Burrows

PA energy and utilities expert

Andrew Burrows

PA energy and utilities expert

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Aris Karcanias

PA global head of energy and utilities

Aris Karcanias

PA global head of energy and utilities

Throughout his 18 years’ experience in the energy sector, Aris has worked alongside leadership and strategy teams at some of the most successful clean technology firms as well as the oil and gas (O&G) super majors, to enable transformative market entry and establish dynamic, innovative business models. Aris has been involved in international clean energy transactions totalling 15GW, including on/offshore wind, photovoltaic solar (PV) and concentrated solar power (CSP), energy storage, and electronic vehicle (EV) charging.

Global Management Consulting Magazine named Aris ‘Most Influential Consultant’ in 2018 for his extensive work on corporate PPAs, and since 2017, he has been recognized by Who’s Who Legal as a leading global energy expert. Aris is currently a member of the Investment Committee at SUSI Partners, a Zurich based clean energy transition infrastructure fund, and a member of the Board of NextWind, a newly established green IPP focused on mid to end-of-life assets.

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Caroline Field

PA national resilience expert

Caroline Field

PA national resilience expert

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David Sanders

Energy transition expert

David Sanders

Energy transition expert

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Jonquil Hackenberg

PA global head of sustainability and climate response

Jonquil Hackenberg

PA global head of sustainability and climate response

Jonquil has more than 20 years’ experience in consulting and as the global head of sustainability for PA consulting, sets the overarching strategy and go to market agenda for sustainability and climate response across all the industries we serve. Prior to PA, Jonquil spent the last 13 with Infosys, where she was a senior consulting partner, and more recently, Global Head of Sustainable Business.

Throughout her career to date, she has established strategic partnerships to deliver on purpose and provide value greater than the sum of a single organisation. One such example: she created the first System Integration partnership with the Ellen MacArthur Foundation for Infosys, to advance the circular economy agenda through digitalisation.  

She regularly advises on ESG (environmental, social, governance) Visions and strategies. As a senior consulting partner, Jonquil advises C-Suite clients on strategy and executed large scale programmes for FTSE and Fortune 500 companies. SJonquil holds the Digital & Innovation lead role on the Futures Council for SDG (Sustainable Development Goals) Investment at the World Economic Forum; is a regular keynote speaker; a mentor for ocean technology and circular economy start-ups; and a frequent contributor to Forbes on the topic of Green Tech. She is also a lecturer at the University of Applied Sciences in Berlin, from which she received an MBA in Renewable Energy and is chair of the board of directors for The Magenta Project focused on gender parity in sailing.

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Oskar Almén

PA energy and utilities expert

Oskar Almén

PA energy and utilities expert

Oskar Almén has over 20 years of experience shaping the European energy landscape through advisory roles in consulting as well as executive line management with major European utilities. Oskar is a sought-after senior advisor, skilled at transforming business models to meet rapidly shifting market demands due to climate change and necessary mitigations. His expertise includes solving energy system capacity constraints, flexibility and storage, sustainable industry development in the Nordics, and renewable asset management.  

Oskar Almén holds a PhD in Strategy from University of Cambridge, Judge business school.

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John Knight

Energy transition and carbon value chain expert

John Knight

Energy transition and carbon value chain expert