UWL19 CHANGE MAKERS
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
All this and more at UWL 2019
Building on the success of the 2018 show, UWL19 will explore transition in all its forms. This year's event is dedicated to the solutions turning disruption and turbulence into business as usual - the products and services utilities require to function and thrive in a brave new digital world.
Our change maker series is just the start of the exciting content we have to share with you.