Thank you to all delegates, speakers and our partners Knight Frank for such a great event. The day's event was packed full of debate, opportunity and engaged conversation surrounding the important role of landowners in tackling climate change. You can view all speaker presentations below and a full review of the day will also be available in August's edition of Land & Business magazine.
Dr Paul Thomas FRSA
Dr Thomas will be giving his views on the opportunities tree planting can play in combatting climate change.
Lord Deben will be sharing his views and thoughts on the challenges and opportunities for landowners from climate change.
Nicola Spence will discuss the impact of climate change on plant health.
Professor Nick Sotherton
Professor Sotherton will be discussing the impact of climate change on habitats.
Christianne Glossop will discuss the impact of climate change on animal health.
Tom will provide practical insights on what action you can take to ensure your business is climate change ready.
Spains Hall Estate, Essex
Spain’s Hall Estate has put together a natural flood management project for the local community, which has involved the use of beavers, who have not been present in Essex for 400 years.
Dr Rebecca Wheeler
Research Fellow, Centre for Rural Policy Research, University of Exeter
Rebecca will provide an overview of current climate change trends and what the impacts could be for rural businesses.
Head of Value Chain Sustainability, Nestlé UK Ltd
Andy will set out Nestle’s approach to tackling climate change including how it impacts on their relationships with farmers and landowners.
Chief Executive, Wheatsheaf Group
Graham will discuss how climate change is impacting on investment decisions the Wheatsheaf Group is making
Water Resources East
Henry will share how WRE is working strategically with others to manage water wisely in the east of England
Professional of Environmental Chemistry, University of Reading
Chris will be communicating the impact of climate change on soil and the lasting effects it could have
Shadow Climate Change Minister
Barry will set out the Labour Party’s views on climate change and the role of landowners in tackling it
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