HEAT10 & SHIFT EV Conferences
Dave Openshaw is Head of Future Networks at EDF Energy. EDF Energy is one of the UKs largest energy companies and the UKs largest producer of electricity. A wholly-owned subsidiary of the EDF Group, one of Europe's largest energy groups, We generate around one fifth of the UK's electricity, employ around 20,000 people, and deliver electricity to around 8 million customer homes and businesses through our public networks.
Paul McCloghrie DECC
Paul is Head of Future Energy Company Obligation at DECC, the government department responsible for energy and climate change policy, where he has been working since it was created in 2008. His work is particularly focused on emissions from the built environment, and how long term emissions reduction targets might be achieved. Paul is the DECC policy lead on the development of a future energy company obligation to deliver domestic energy efficiency, and works within the wider Green Deal development programme. He will deliver a keynote talk on the new Green Deal of the coalition government, focusing on energy efficiency in buildings.
Sarah Harrison Ofgem
Sarah took on leadership of Ofgems new Sustainable Development Division in September 2009. The division was created as part of Ofgems restructuring the aim of which is to increase Ofgems role in helping to meet Britain’s targets to cut carbon emissions. The division brings together environmental, social and consumer policy. It will lead on smart metering policy as well as enforcement and better regulation.
Mark Scaife is Strategy Manager at the ETI. The ETI is a partnership between a number of major industrial groups, including BP, E.ON, EDF, Rolls-Royce, Caterpillar and Shell and the UK government. It's very much focused on developing a strategic analysis and modelling capability for the UK energy system, covering energy efficiency, low carbon footprint and energy security.
Jon is a Director at the Royal Bank of Scotland. He focuses on Energy Performance Contracts and how these can stimulate green and low carbon finance and therefore help move us forward towards installed higher energy efficiency in buildings and other segments, and achieving carbon reduction commitments.
Robert is a Director of segment marketing and has given a number of talks globally for ARM. He has been the champion of smart built environment development for ARM, the global chip design leader.
Andrew Longyear is a Business Development Manager within the Cisco European Utilities & SmartGrid vertical business. In his role he is responsible for Utility business development gfor the UK, Ireland and Nordic regions. He is also responsible for defining utility specific solutions across Europe and working with customers, partners and regulators to shape the utility industry.
Justin founded CIR in 2001. In 2010, he continues to direct the company, which is organised into two divisions: strategy and conferences. He was an analyst at Deutsche Bank and holds an MBA in strategic management of technology from Cambridge.
As Managing Director and one of the founders of Artica Technologies, Mathew has successfully led the development and commercialisation of innovative new cooling, heating and ventilation technologies for the commercial building market.
Ian runs Future Transport Systems, which is leading the EValu8 bid for EV infrastructure in the East of England. Ian is technical lead for the EValu8 7,500 sq mile EV charging infrastructure proposal.
Colin is the Head of Engineering NVH at Lotus Cars, the global brand sports car and engineering company. He has been quoted as acknowledging that social and political forces are shaping the industry and forcing car companies to produce low emissions products and services.
Jim is the Head of Engineering at Router Autmotive. He works with brands like Maclaren. He recently built the Ecotricity supercar for Dale Vince, The Nemesis - a pure battery electric vehicle with 36kWh storage and 0-100mph in 8.5s, outperforming a Ferrari V12.
Mike has been a CIR Consultant since 2004. Mike creates value for CIR clients in the areas of high value manufacturing, particularly in electronics and instrumentation. In 1992, Mike joined Aeroflex (formerly IFR and Marconi Instruments) as Manufacturing Director. After his role as Manufacturing Director, Mike was appointed as Managing Director in 2000.
Nick has been a CIR Strategy Consultant since 2008. Nick provides expertise in segmentation, routes to market, services marketing and action plans in projects in sectors ranging from printing to ICT to energy efficiency and beyond. Amongst other aspects in a long career, as Vice President, Global Distribution Channel Strategy for IBM, he was responsible for the development and the effective use of distribution channels for IBM around the world. Nicholas has a masters degree in economics taken in 1975-1978.
Keith is a key chairman of a group within the ITU, the International Telecoms Union, and is leading a paper for the COP-16 meeting in Cancun, Mexico. He will brief the conference on recent developments in standards globally and in the UK.
Director of the Energy and Installation Sectors within BEAMA. Terry has worked in the energy industry for over 40 years - 27 years with London Electricity followed by 12 years at the Energy Saving Trust before joining BEAMA in September 2009. Terry is currently putting his rounded experience to use in furthering the interests of UK manufacturers and maximising member opportunities in the rapidly changing UK energy scene.
Sarah joined the Oxford University Environmental Change Institute (ECI) in 1995 and gained her doctorate there, looking at social, behavioural and educational aspects of energy use. Her main research interests have centred on how people learn about energy and the environment and apply what they have learned. She was awarded a three-year interdisciplinary fellowship by the Economic and Social Research Council, running from April 2007, to carry out research into domestic energy feedback. Now she is looking at the future of electricity systems, with the SUPERGEN consortium on Highly Distributed Power Systems. Sarah is also part of the external evaluation team for the UK Demand Reduction Pilot (trials of various forms of feedback and smart metering), which come to an end in the autumn of 2010. Her main focus is on what householders are able to learn from developments in energy metering, billing and displays and how effective these developments may be in reducing and managing demand.
Cambridge Design Partnership is a product development company working in the Cleantech, Consumer, Medical and Industrial sectors. In the smart meter and home energy monitoring area, CDP has worked with Navetas Energy Management to create a range of products. Carol Lo is the lead electronics engineer for these developments.
Dr John Wormald is a founding partner of autoPolis, a leading consulting firm providing strategic analysis and advice to companies in the world's automotive industry, including vehicle manufacturers, components suppliers, vehicle and parts distributors, service providers, financial institutions and government agencies. His extensive work ranges widely from the introduction of fuel-cell-powered vehicles to the aftermarket, in area in which he has a particular expertise.
Pilgrim Beart is a serial entrepreneur with longstanding interests in several topics highly relevant to the Internet of Things, including short-range Wireless, Power-scavenging and Emergence. Living in both Silicon Valley, California and Cambridge, UK, Pilgrim has played major roles in creating 4 companies: ActiveRF (an early player in active real-time location), Antenova (which has shipped >40m antennas in mobile devices), Splashpower (wireless power transfer to mobile devices) and AlertMe (a leader in deploying ZigBee networks in the home). He is a named inventor on more than 40 granted patents worldwide in areas as diverse as antenna systems, emergent security systems and wireless power transfer.
Mark is Head of PFI within the EON UK business. He will describe projects at EON that enable one to visualise the future of lighting.
Gordon is an international LED lighting specialist with Dialight plc and will cover a range of non-residential segments of the market in his talk.