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We are pleased to invite you to “BloombergNEF Trackside Exclusive powered by Formula E Change. Accelerated. Live”, a cutting-edge motorsports event to be held in Ariake, Tokyo, in March 2024. Taking place against the backdrop of Tokyo E-Prix, the event will bring you to the voices of leading Bloomberg analysts and influential experts from the electric racing ecosystem.

What is “Formula E Change. Accelerated.Live” Tokyo?
Formula E Tokyo is Japan’s first public road racing world championship, made possible by the fact that electric vehicles emit no exhaust gas and make no noise. On March 30, 2024, Ariake will become a circuit for one day. Please come and enjoy the high-speed battle of the world’s most advanced EVs.

We know that the end of the fiscal year is a busy time for you, but we hope that you will consider attending this very valuable opportunity that is available only to Bloomberg’s special customers. This is an invitation-only event for corporate executives, but if you would like to bring a guest, please feel free to contact us. Please note that space is limited, so early registration is highly recommended.

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BloombergNEF Trackside Exclusive powered by Formula E Change. Accelerated. Live

Friday, March 29, 13:00 – 18:00 (one day before the race)

Tokyo Bay Ariake Washington Hotel (Room Iris) and Formula E Circuit

Program Details:

Part 1: On-stage Conference Program | 13:00-15:00
Venue: Room Iris, Tokyo Bay Ariake Washington Hotel

12:15 – 13:00
Registration, Snack

13:00 – 13:10
Welcome remarks
Norman Tweeboom, Country Head of Japan, Bloomberg L.P.

13:10 – 13:20
Opening remarks
Jeff Dodds, Chief Executive Officer, Formula E

13:20 – 14:00
Plenary Panel: Power of Motorsport to Advance Principals of Circular Economy
Ian James, McLaren Electric Racing Team Principal, McLaren
Frederic Bertrand, Mahindra Racing Team Principal
Tony Khan, President and Representative Director, DHL Express Japan
Diego Bustos, CEO BE Group, Global Sustainability Solutions, BE Mass Media, Sustainability & ESG Comms, Official Content Formula E

14:00 – 14:15
Presentation: Global Energy Transition and the Race to Net Zero
David Kang, Head of Japan and South Korea Research, BloombergNEF

14:15 – 14:35
Fireside chat with Guillaume Gerondeau, Dassault Systems
Guillaume Gerondeau, Vice President, Dassault Systems
Iain Wilson, Senior Editor, BloombergNEF

14:35 – 14:40

14:40 – 15:00
Move to Formula E Circuit

Part 2: On-track Activation Program | 15:00-18:00
Venue: Formula E Circuit

15:00 – 16:00:
Exclusive tour of Formula-E Pit Lane

16:00 – 17:00:
Viewing of Free Practice (FP1) from VIP seats

17:00 – 18:00:
Networking at eMotion Club Terrace

* JAP-ENG real-time translation will be provided for both Conference & Track Activities


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Jeff Dodds

Chief Executive Officer
Formula E
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Ian James

McLaren Electric Racing Team Principal
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Frederic Bertrand

Mahindra Racing Team Principal

Mahindra Racing CEO and Team Principal Frederic Bertrand joined the Indian race team in November 2022, ahead of the ninth ABB FIA Formula E World Championship Season. Frederic, known as Fred within the team, is highly respected within the industry and previously spent a decade working for the FIA, most recently as Director of Formula E and Innovative Sports Projects. Currently, he is leading Mahindra Racing into a new era for the team, as they look to return to the top step of the podium where they belong. Fred was born in France and now lives around the world, including Switzerland and the UK.

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Tony Khan

President and Representative Director
DHL Express Japan

Tony Khan is President and Representative Director of DHL Japan, Inc. and a member of the DHL Express Asia Pacific Management Board since January 1, 2020. He has over 35 years of experience in the industry, and he is managing the Express business and its overall operations in Japan, an important market for DHL Express globally.

Tony has led the company navigate a number of crises including the pandemic and geopolitical tensions in the global sphere. He has united the employees “AS ONE”, who upheld excellent quality of service and maintained operations without a single day of service suspension. Under Tony’s strong leadership, the company has further achieved number 1 market share position in Japan as well as continuous business growth.

Since joining DHL in 1988, Tony Khan has held a number of key positions, particularly in the Asia region. This includes the management of Central Asia Hub in Hong Kong that plays an important role in the company’s global aviation network, and the opening and expansion of a number of major facilities in Japan. These have contributed significantly to the development of the DHL business. The experiences have provided him with a great depth of knowledge and perspective into international logistics, particularly in Asia.
Tony has lived in Japan for 23 years. He was born in Pakistan in May 1965. He graduated from the University of Karachi with a degree in Economics in 1987, and is fluent in Japanese and Chinese.

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Diego Bustos

CEO BE Group, Global Sustainability Solutions, BE Mass Media, Sustainability & ESG Comms
Official Content Formula E
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Norman L. Tweeboom

Japan Regional Head
Bloomberg L.P.

Norman Tweeboom is appointed as Head of Japan in 2021 and is responsible for the overall sales strategy, implementation and all client related services for the country.

Prior to his current role, Mr Tweeboom was Head of Buyside Enterprise Sales for Asia-Pacific, being responsible for Bloomberg’s buyside strategy, implementation and client services in the region. Based in Singapore, he oversaw regional strategy and business development for Bloomberg’s portfolio and index business and led a team across more than 20 countries in Asia Pacific. He and his team serve financial institutions including asset owners, asset managers, and regional and global banks, in their indices and portfolio analytics requirements.

Mr Tweeboom joined Bloomberg in 2016 following the acquisition of Barclays Risk Analytics and Index Solutions, or BRAIS, where he spent eight years spearheading the market-leading provider of fixed income benchmark and strategy indices, portfolio analytics, risk and attribution models and portfolio construction tools.
Mr Tweeboom started his illustrious career at Lehman Brothers where he was heavily involved in developing the widely-used fixed income benchmark and strategy indices over 19 years across New York, Tokyo and Hong Kong.

Mr. Tweeboom earned his Bachelor’s degree from Pace University in New York where he majored in economics and statistics.

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David Kang

Head of Japan and South Korea Research

David Kang is Head of Japan and South Korea Research at BloombergNEF. He leads BNEF’s research and analysis on Japan and Korea’s energy markets. His team covers topics including energy policy, technology trends, decarbonization pathways, clean energy and commodities market outlook, and corporate strategy.

Prior to this role, David managed BNEF’s energy economics research for the Asia-Pacific region including the analysis on the levelized cost of electricity of power generation technologies and long-term energy sector modelling. He also serves as an expert committee member of South
Korea’s Presidential Commission on Carbon Neutrality and Green Growth.

Prior to joining Bloomberg L.P., David worked at the World Bank based in Washington, D.C. with focus on renewable energy project development. He has a background in industrial engineering and holds an MS in Green Business and Policy from Korea Advanced Institute of Science and

David is currently based in Seoul, South Korea

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Iain Wilson

Senior Editor

Iain Wilson is Senior Editor for BloombergNEF.

He has 24 years of experience covering financial markets for a real-time global audience. In his time at Bloomberg, he has served as Asia technology team leader, Asia news trainer, commodity/energy editor, and bureau chief for Australia.

Most recently, he has served as a senior BNEF editor for Asia. He has covered some of the biggest global news stories of the past three decades including the Asian financial crisis in 1997, the Fukushima nuclear disaster and the 2007 global financial crisis. His recent reporting for BNEF has covered developments in decarbonizing aviation, nuclear fusion and innovations in the hard-to-abate sector.

Wilson holds a Bachelor of Journalism from Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada.

When & Where

March 29, 2024

Ariake, Tokyo

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