Keynote at Economist’s ‘Arctic Summit’

The Economist has invited Pen to give the closing keynote address for its Arctic Summit on 4 March at the HAC in London.

This is the second such Arctic Summit with the objective of assessing ‘New Horizons for Trade & Economic Development’.

Policy-makers, businessmen and scientists from around the world, with interests in the Arctic Ocean and its environs, will be assembling to hear about the challenges and opportunities presented by the rapid loss of Arctic sea ice.

Other speakers over the two day conference include Aleqa Hammond (Prime Minister, Greenland), Runi Hansen (Head of Arctic Unit, Statoil), and Rod Downie (Polar Programme Manager, WWF UK), covering subjects ranging from economic development to protecting wildlife to climate change impacts.

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