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Professional and Business Services In Focus Podcast Series – Episode 3

Environmental and social concerns are key, as professional services companies need to evolve into more responsible and sustainable businesses of the future.

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Join Rory Cobb, Marsh’s Professional and Business Services Industry Leader, as he tackles some of those tough questions around Cyber, Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG), Cost-inflation and People Risk. For each ’In Focus’ podcast Rory will be joined by experts to discuss these timely issues, and specifically the impact they are having on those organisations in the Professional Services sector.

ESG and its importance for Professional Services

Environmental and social concerns are becoming important in recruitment and retention, winning business and in attracting investment. Companies need to evolve into more responsible and sustainable businesses of the future. 

In this episode of the Professional and Business Services ‘In Focus’ podcast, Rory Cobb, Marsh’s Professional and Business Services Industry leader in the UK and, Dr Bev Adams, Head of Climate & Catastrophe Resilience delve deeper into the E, S and the G of ESG, to discuss the issues businesses face and how best to tackle them in order to thrive in this very challenging operating environment. 

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About our speakers

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Rory Cobb

Industry Leader, Professional and Business Services

Rory Cobb leads Marsh's Professional and Business Services Industry for Marsh in the UK & Ireland. He is part of Marsh’s Industry leadership team and has over 15 years’ experience in the professional and business services industry. Rory joined Marsh from Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) where he was UK Head of Business Development and Sales Enablement leading a large team of senior professionals focused on delivering exceptional client experiences across the UK. Before JLL, he was at PwC for six years in various leadership and client engagement roles.

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Dr. Beverley Adams

Head of Climate and Catastrophe Resilience, Marsh Advisory

Dr. Bev Adams leads Marsh Advisory’s ESG and climate consulting services. She is an internationally recognized specialist in property flood resilience (PFR) and adaptation, establishing Flood Re’s nationwide event response program and driving change via the UK Government’s PFR Roundtable business adoption pathway. She worked for the World Bank before joining Marsh McLennan in 2012 and has a PhD in coastal risk management from University College London.