UWL19 CHANGE MAKERS

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UWL19 CHANGE MAKERS

THE INNOVATORS, THE PIONEERS, THE CHANGE MAKERS; BRINGING TRANSITION TO LIFE AT UTILITY WEEK LIVE 2019

In the run up to Utility Week Live, we will be talking to six industry leaders driving change and making their mark across the energy, water and utilities sectors. We'll be discovering their visions, actions and plans for ensuring their companies transition to new business models and modern ways of thinking.

MEET THE CHANGE MAKERS

Gail Scholes - CEO ROBIN HOOD ENERGY

Why is she a change maker? Gail set up the first publicly owned energy company three years ago. The name Robin Hood Energy does not just reflect its Nottingham location, it also has an ethos and purpose that echo those of the city's famous son - redistributing wealth from the rich (energy companies) to the poorest consumers.

Read Gail's interview

Matt Allen - CEO PIVOT POWER

Why is he a change maker? Pivot Power is developing the first national network of grid-scale batteries and rapid EV charging stations. Their development will help to support a cost-effective, reliable, low-carbon energy system that will enable to rapid adoption of clean transport in the United Kingdom.

Read Matt's interview

Liz Barber - DIRECTOR OF FINANCE, REGULATION AND MARKETS YORKSHIRE WATER

Why is she a game changer? Utilities companies are under pressure to be more transparent in financial operations. Liz Barber has been leading the way, by closing down Cayman Island subsidiaries and opening up operations to far greater scrutiny.

Read Liz's interview

 

Ben Earl - WATER EFFICIENCY MANAGER SOUTHERN WATER

With real pressure on water companies, and the water industry as a whole, to reduce water consumption Ben launched the innovative 'Water 100' initiative, an extremely ambitious programme aiming to reduce consumption to 100 litres per day per person.

Read Ben's Interview

Keith Anderson - CEO SCOTTISH POWER

Why is he a change maker? Keith took over as CEO at Scottish Power in 2018, and the company has become the first major generator in the UK to generate by 100% renewables. We'll be seeing plans for even more change to other aspects of the business in the  near future.

Read Keith's Interview