Why Visit The Renewables Event?
The Renewables Event is the industry’s definitive exhibition and conference informing energy professionals about the latest technologies and renewable energy solutions that comply with legislation and help secure suppliers for their business.
The Renewables Seminar Programme
The Renewables Event 2014 brings a seminar programme that will provide with an unrivalled opportunity to listen best practice case studies, discover new policies and developments in onsite renewable energy generation.
Top Speakers at The Renewables Event
Operational Manager, CSR, Jaguar Land RoverGraduated in 1990 from Kingston Polytechnic: BEng (Hons) Manufacturing Engineering.
23 years experience in the UK Automotive Industry including Manufacturing Engineering (Jaguar Cars Limited), Production Management (Rover Cars Limited & Aston Martin), Supply Chain and Logistics (Jaguar Cars Limited), Manufacturing Business Office (Jaguar Cars Limited), Strategic Business Office (Jaguar Cars Limited and Land Rover) and Operational Carbon Strategy (Jaguar Land Rover Limited).
My current role encompasses long term energy strategy and energy management (auditing, target setting, performance measurement, benchmarking, communication/engagement etc.) for all UK manufacturing and product development sites. I also chair the Jaguar Land Rover Carbon Working Group (CWG) which manages a ‘ring-fenced’ budget for energy efficiency projects within existing site infrastructure and processes.
I am a chartered engineer with the Institute of Engineering Technology (IET) and registered mentor with IET and IMechE. Since August 2013 I have been an Associate member of the Institute of Environmental Management & Assessment (IEMA).
I sit on the Energy Business Group within the Coventry and Warwickshire Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) and regularly attend CBI energy policy committee meetings on behalf of Jaguar Land Rover.
Chief Scientist and Policy Director, GreenpeaceDr Douglas Parr is Chief Scientist and Policy Director at Greenpeace UK. Currently working on climate change policy in the power, heat and transport sectors, he has previously worked on a number of issues including GM crops, chemicals policy, green refrigeration, marine conservation and bioenergy. He obtained a D.Phil in Atmospheric Chemistry from Oxford University in 1991
Chair, Bristol Green Capital PartnershipMARTIN G BIGG BSc MSc PhD FRSC FIEMA CChem CSc CEnv
Professor of Environmental Technology Innovation
Teach and research on Environmental Technology with particular reference to waste and energy management, and the use of environmental management systems and regulation.
University of the West of England, Frenchay Campus, Coldharbour Lane, Bristol, BS16 1QY, UK
Director of the Environmental Technologies iNet
Lead £2.4m ERDF joint programme with the Universities of Exeter and West of England, Royal Agricultural University and the City of Bristol Council to support enterprising small businesses develop innovative environmental technologies in the South West of England.
Chair of Council and Board Member of the Institute for Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA)
Largest UK environmental professional body, providing environmental practitioners with the knowledge, skills and tools to ensure sound environmental performance delivers real business benefit. Membership of over 15,000 individual and corporate members based in 83 countries, Leading international membership-based organisation dedicated to the professional development of individuals involved in the environmental profession, whether they be in the public, private or non-governmental sectors.
Chair Evaluation Group, Bristol Green Capital Partnership
Network of over 450 business, community groups, universities and other organisations committed to making Bristol a low carbon sustainable city with a high quality of life for all. As Chair in 2012 and 2013 secured the title of European Green Capital 2015 for the City of Bristol.
Head of Onsite Renewables, REAMike Landy has 38 years experience as a professional in the energy and environmental sector, managing a wide range of programmes and projects in the renewable energy, energy efficiency and wider resource efficiency and waste management fields. He joined the REA in April 2011 where his focus is the on-site sector, covering such things as zero carbon buildings, building regulations, the Green Deal and microgeneration, as well as planning. Prior to the REA he was a Principal Consultant with AEA where he covered a wide range of renewables topics, with a focus on bioenergy, commercialisation, policy and Europe. His roles included providing support to the government’s Renewables Advisory Board, managing the International Energy Agency CADDET and GREENTIE programmes and setting up and managing a new Government programme in the early 1990s focusing on the commercialisation of renewable energy technologies. Mike is a Chemist by training and spent his first five working years as a glaciologist with the British Antarctic Survey, undertaking paleoclimatic and pollution history research in the Antarctic Peninsula.
Head of Sustainability, Engineering, Sainsbury'sPaul leads the business unit that is accountable for the “Sustainability, Energy, Environmental and Engineering” strategic and operational agenda for Sainsbury’s. This includes the built environment (existing and new properties) incorporating both embodied and operational carbon through design and selection of construction and engineering solutions through to waste/energy management, recycling and setting energy and carbon reduction targets to 2030. He is a member of Sainsbury’s Climate Change Board and a member of numerous external bodies relating to sustainability, carbon and climate change including: CBI, UKGBC, BRC, ETG, Prince’s Mayday Network and Imperial College/Grantham Institute Carbon reduction partnership. In addition, he works in partnership with Sainsbury’s Corporate Affairs Division in support of driving improvements in Environmental, Sustainability and Carbon legislation, working collaboratively with key Government departments and NGOs.
Paul is also a non-executive Board Director of Tamar Energy.
High Profile Partnerships
We work closely with the industry to ensure we deliver an event that is most relevant to our audience. Key partners and supporters of the event include ESTA, MEUC and the REA.