EITI stakeholders were invited to a seminar on "Why Transparency Matters in the Energy Transition: Helen Clark in conversation with Lord Adair Turner." This was the first event of a new EITI seminar series, Transparency Matters.
There were opportunities for the audience to engage in the debate. The seminar was followed by a reception with refreshments and snacks.
Find out more about the Transparency Matters seminar series.
Helen Clark is the EITI Board Chair. She served as Prime Minister of New Zealand from 1999-2008, and as a Member of the New Zealand Parliament from 1981-2009. Prior to that she taught in the Political Studies Department of Auckland University, New Zealand. From April 2009 until April 2017, Ms. Clark was Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme and Chair of the UN Development Group.
Lord Turner is the chair of the Energy Transitions Commission. He is also the Chairman of Chubb Europe, and advises the board of the Shanghai-based company, Envision Energy. He was appointed the first Chairman of the Climate Change Committee (2008-2012) whose recommendations were adopted by the UK government in 2009. He is also Chairman of insurance group Chubb Europe and serves as a Trustee of the British Museum.