We’re delighted to be selected to present at COP26. Icebreaker One Founder and CEO Gavin Starks will lead a panel of global experts discussing how we can decarbonise our built world. They’ll be sharing hard-won lessons and advice for policymakers from the frontline of building decarbonisation innovation.

Join our panel as they examine what action is needed in the decade ahead to radically reduce global emissions through changes to the built environment.


  • Gavin Starks, CEO & Founder, Icebreaker One
  • Volker Buscher, Chief Data Officer, Arup
  • Linet Kwamboka, Africa Program Manager, Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data
  • Nuha Eltinay, MENA Regional Representative – Resurgence, Senior Urban Specialist, World Bank (previously Director, Urban Planning & Sustainable Development – Arab Urban Development Institute (AUDI)
  • Anacláudia Rossbach, Regional Manager – Latin America and the Caribbean, Cities Alliance (UNOP)
  • More speakers TBC


11th November, 5-6pm


Tower Base North

To book tickets:

COP26 Green Zone Tickets are available here 👉 https://greenzonetickets.ukcop26.org/registration/start

Navigate down to 11th November and scroll through the options to select our 5pm event.

Other events we’ll be appearing in at COP26

In addition to our event on 11th November, Gavin will be chairing the OpenUK event on 11th November and speaking at the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership Centre for Sustainable Finance event on 12th November.

🌍 #TogetherForOurPlanet #ClimateAction 

See the full Green Zone programme here 👉 https://ukcop26.org/the-conference/green-zone-programme-of-events/