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London Sessions: Future of Energy

London Sessions: Future of Energy

Science is going through a revolution.

The world of tech, startups, makers, innovators and collaborators are beginning to be welcomed in to the scientific ecosystem in a way never seen before.

Science: Disrupt brings together the innovators, iconoclasts and entrepreneurs intent on creating change in science.

Join us at the Royal Academy of Engineering for our 6th London Session, where we are going to talk FUTURE ENERGY. We'll be talking about the vast world of renewables, the complicated problem of energy storage, the next steps in solar energy...and of course anything else you want to add in our Q&A panel!

Our wonderful lineup includes:

Nick Winser CBE

Nick was appointed Chairman of the Energy Systems Catapult in January 2015 and has been a Non Executive Director of Kier Group since 2009 where he also Chairs its Safety, Health and Environment Committee. Nick was previously UK CEO and Board Member of National Grid.

Angelo Prete

Angelo is the VP of Operations at WElink Energy group a company that specialises in renewable enrgy investments and is the Chairman of Teraloop - a Helsinki based kinetic energy storage company

Elizabeth Nyeko

Elizabeth is the Co-Founder of Mandulis Energy. Launched in Uganda, Mandulis Energy develops software-enabled grid and off-grid renewable energy projects in emerging markets, including the supply of sustainable biomass to large-scale electricity producers.

Melissa Stark:

Melissa is a Managing Director in Accenture’s Energy industry group.  She focus’ on natural gas and LNG and Renewable generation. She has over 22 years of experience working across all sectors of the energy industry and focuses on R&D/technology, investment and decision support and supply chain, having worked on projects in U.S, Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia and Latin America.  Melissa led the development of Accenture’s Clean Energy, Unconventionals and is now focusing on natural gas and renewable generation.

Dr Stephen Hall

Stephen currently holds an EPSRC fellowship investigating deep decarbonisation of cities. He is interested in the links between low carbon innovation, economics, energy, climate change and society. In particular he is interested in the role of cities and regions in delivering infrastructures compatible with low carbon futures.