Emma Howard Boyd
Emma Howard Boyd, Chair, Environment Agency
Emma has spent her 25-year career working in financial services, initially in corporate finance, and then in fund management, specialising in sustainable investment and corporate governance. As Director of Stewardship at Jupiter Asset Management until July 2014, Emma was integral to the development of their reputation in the corporate governance and sustainability fields.
Emma is currently Acting Chair of the Environment Agency and serves on various boards and advisory committees including, ShareAction (Chair of Trustees), Future Cities Catapult (Vice Chair), Menhaden Capital PLC the Aldersgate Group, the 30% Club Steering Committee, the Executive Board of The Prince’s Accounting for Sustainability Project and the Carbon Trust Advisory Panel.
Her past board and advisory roles have included being a director of Triodos Renewables PLC; Vice Chair and Chair of UKSIF, the UK sustainable investment and finance association, and a member of the Commission on Environmental Markets and Economic Performance, set up by the UK Government to make detailed proposals specifically on enhancing the UK environmental industries, technologies and markets.See all Speakers
Why Industry Leaders Supported This EventSee all Reviews
The EIC Annual Conference is an opportunity for cross party political leaders, industry clients and environmental experts to come together, learn and network.
Mark Watts, Executive Director, C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group
With the growing value of the environmental sector it is very important to nurture and grow the green economy. This event is an important initiative in making this happen.
Julia Groves, CEO, Trillion Fund
"The EIC has a strong position as the voice of the industry and the conference will be an ideal opportunity to engage with experts in environmental services and policy makers."
Peter Atchison, Managing Director, PAGeotechnical
"We attend the conference to ensure our level of intelligence on the environmental industry is current and relevant across a wide set of dimensions; Brexit, market growth drivers, financing structures, regulatory policy and business sentiment."
Mark Wilson, Partner, Catalyst Corporate Finance
“The EIC Conference gives attendees the opportunity to network with peers, encounter new suppliers or customers and discuss the biggest topics that affect our industry today and in the future.”
Dan Williams, Deputy Account Manager, Johnson Matthey
"Post-Brexit’s impact on the UK environment sector is one of this year’s core topics. The sector needs a coherent strategy to manage its impact. The conference is an invaluable forum for all delegates, including us, to share our collective expertise on innovations, challenges and opportunities on this important issue."
Michael Rudd, Co-head of International Energy Management , Bird + Bird
"This year is likely to be particularly valuable as the EIC will have a pivotal role in relation to ensuring that Environmental issues are given their due importance in the post – BREXIT world we are entering."
Paul Gosling, Independent Consultant, Former Managing Director - Allen + York
"I'm delighted to be speaking at the EIC Conference this year. It's a great opportunity for people to network, to discuss issues of interest to the sector and share experiences."
Liz Goodwin, Former Chief Executive, WRAP