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IB Green Minds #9: In conversation with Tom Rayner

IB Green Minds #9: In conversation with Tom Rayner

January 20, 2022

This week Shirin chats to Tom Rayner, Founder and CEO of Sillion, an ESG communications and strategy company, which helps clients navigate the world of ESG. They speak on greenwashing, the main issues companies face when trying to incorporate greater sustainability into their strategy, and key predictions for ESG trends (good and bad) for 2022

Books mentioned in the episode:

The mom test:

https://www.wob.com/en-gb/books/rob-fitzpatrick/mom-test/9781492180746?gclid=CjwKCAiA55mPBhBOEiwANmzoQvXdVUpugWQGVc4lyO9SqGYxgv6HUCaQhMgvt1D4JtHlXO3H0T8GFhoCUzoQAvD_BwE#NLS9781492180746?keyword=

IB Green Minds #8: In conversation with Cornelia Gomez

IB Green Minds #8: In conversation with Cornelia Gomez

January 13, 2022

This week, Shirin and Jamie sit down with Cornelia Gomez, Head of ESG at PAI Partners. They discuss how ESG is integrated across the private equity pipeline, the key sustainability trends of 2022, and the changing role of data in shaping how we measure and account for value within the investment process.

 

Books mentioned in the episode:

The Most Important Thing: Uncommon Sense for the Thoughtful Investor by Howard Marks

https://www.wob.com/en-gb/books/howard-marks-oaktree-capital-m/most-important-thing/9780231153683

 

A World of Three Zeros by Muhammad Yunus

https://www.wob.com/en-gb/books/muhammad-yunus/world-of-three-zeroes/9781911344568

 

The Prize: the Epic Quest for Oil, Money & Power by Daniel Yergin

https://www.wob.com/en-gb/books/daniel-yergin/prize/9781847376466

Healthcare Business #8: Disrupting electronic healthcare records system with AI

Healthcare Business #8: Disrupting electronic healthcare records system with AI

January 4, 2022

In this episode, we discuss AI and electronic health records systems technology with CEO of HealthMe, Dr Mohamed Alibashe MD PhD MBA. We discuss natural language processing and machine learning to document healthcare interactions and healthcare data privacy & management.

Healthcare Business #7: Medical leadership and Politics

Healthcare Business #7: Medical leadership and Politics

December 15, 2021

In this episode we discuss medical leadership and politics with former Junior Doctors Committee representative, Dr Johann Malawana. He is the Founder and Director of The Healthcare Leadership Academy as well as Founder and CEO of Medics.Academy – a technology company that is changing the way healthcare professionals are learning and training across the globe in order to solve the global workforce crisis in healthcare.

IB Green Minds #7: In conversation with AP Ventures

IB Green Minds #7: In conversation with AP Ventures

December 9, 2021

This week, Jamie  is joined by Rebecca Flowers from the CCMF cohort and Andrew Hinkly, Meryem Cherif and Charlie Clark of AP Ventures - a hydrogen focussed venture capital fund. They discuss the supply and demand of blue and green hydrogen, and delve into AP Venture’s investment process.  

 

Books mentioned in the episode: 

Skin in the Game by Nassim Teleb -  

https://blackwells.co.uk/bookshop/product/Skin-in-the-Game-by-Nassim-Nicholas-Taleb-author/9780141982656  

 

Venture Deals by Brad Feld and Jason Mendelson -  

https://blackwells.co.uk/bookshop/product/Venture-Deals-by-Brad-Feld-Jason-Mendelson/9781119594826  

 

Factfulness by Hans Rosling -  

https://blackwells.co.uk/bookshop/product/Factfulness-by-Hans-Rosling-author-Ola-Rosling-author-Anna-Rosling-Rnnlund-author/9781473637467 

IB Green Minds #6: In conversation with Douglas Johnson-Poensgen

IB Green Minds #6: In conversation with Douglas Johnson-Poensgen

December 2, 2021

In this week’s episode Jamie speaks with Douglas Johnson-Poensgen, Founder and CEO of Circulor – a company that uses blockchain and AI to make supply chains traceable, ethical and sustainable. They discuss Circulor’s inception before diving into the technology, methodology and impact of the company.

 

 

Books mentioned:
The Hard Thing About Hard Things by Ben Horowitz - https://blackwells.co.uk/bookshop/product/9780062273208?gC=5a105e8b&gclid=Cj0KCQiA kZKNBhDiARIsAPsk0Wg_9v7xMQzhMSzC_SiULu5Ofikxvv_gjX3ANCakq5hK41aX- s1u98EaAkwCEALw_wcB

A Good Disruption by Martin Stuchtey -

https://blackwells.co.uk/bookshop/product/9781472939784?gC=5a105e8b&gclid=Cj0KCQiA kZKNBhDiARIsAPsk0WhnvX8YZx3_6dNl308U1EHKsxlZ6uMRiW74pdQ5pa_a6r_GoT8pBx0aAv 9eEALw_wcB

 

Please get in touch with feedback and suggestions at ibgreenminds@gmail.com

Healthcare Business #6: Pioneering femtech in healthcare

Healthcare Business #6: Pioneering femtech in healthcare

November 30, 2021

In this episode, we speak to Daniela Schardinger, Vice President Marketing & Medical Affairs of OCON Healthcare, about their company's mission to innovate, develop, manufacture and commercializes cutting-edge women’s health products. We discuss the positive impact of having a variety of women's health products especially for those with side effects to some products that has affected their fertility.

IB Green Minds #5: In conversation with Laurent Segalen

IB Green Minds #5: In conversation with Laurent Segalen

November 23, 2021

This week Jamie is joined by course-mate Octavio Martin as interview Laurent Segalen, clean-energy investment banker and Managing Partner of Megawatt-X. They explore some of the key technologies that will shape the energy transition and Laurent provides words of wisdom for young people wanting to work in this space.

IB Green Minds #4: In conversation with Charlotte Moore and Robert Blood of SIGWATCH

IB Green Minds #4: In conversation with Charlotte Moore and Robert Blood of SIGWATCH

November 18, 2021

This week Shirin sits down with Charlotte Moore and Robert Blood of SIGWATCH, an NGO activism and campaigns tracker, to speak on harnessing the power of NGOs in shaping corporates response to the climate crisis.

They speak on whether NGOs are our our golden bullet to solving the climate crisis, the importance of questioning everything, and why they don’t just have one  favourite activist.

As ever, if there’s a theme you want them to cover, or a burn question you wish them to ask, please do send in your feedback to ibgreenminds@gmail.com

 

Links to books mentioned in the episode:

Bury me Standing - By Isabel Fonseca

https://www.waterstones.com/book/bury-me-standing/isabel-fonseca/9780099740216

 

The Beautiful Cure - By Daniel M. Davis

https://www.theguardian.com/books/2018/feb/05/the-beautiful-cure-review-daniel-m-davis-engaging-study-immunology

Healthcare Business #5: Digital therapeutics, neuromodulation and neurosurgery

Healthcare Business #5: Digital therapeutics, neuromodulation and neurosurgery

November 16, 2021

In this episode we discuss all things digital therapeutics, neuromodulation and functional neurosurgery with Mr Harith Akram (Consultant Functional Neurosurgeon, National hospital for neurology and neurosurgery). We discuss the ethics, challenges and safety of brain- machine interfacing, digital therapeutics and neuromodulation devices. 

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