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EXTREME HANGOUT COP28 SPEAKERS
Here’s to all the incredible change makers joining us on The Extreme Hangout stage at COP28. It is the passion and effort of everyone here that is helping popularise the climate movement and inspiring environmental action. A massive thank you.
SPEAKERS AND STORYTELLERS
Dr Ralph Chami
CEO and Co-Founder of Blue Green Future Ralph Chami has over 32 years as a financial economist, with 25 years at the International Monetary Fund (IMF). He is the co-founder of Blue Green Future and Rebalance Earth, and holds visiting professor positions at Williams College and the University of Victoria. He is an expert in a range of macro-financial topics including remittances, fragile states, financial inclusion, financial market development, banking regulation and risk management. Ralph recently retired from the IMF to work on climate change and biodiversity loss, developing a framework for valuing natural capital, fauna and flora, to build an equitable and nature-positive economy. He has developed the field of "Science-Based Finance℠,” and is a sought-after speaker on developing nature-positive markets. His work on valuing natural capital has been featured at TED2022, TEDx Florence, NPR, National Geographic, Financial Times, Washington Post, WEF, among others, along with peer-reviewed journals.