Exciting line up of speakers revealed for London events

5th November, 2013

retroexpo_1For our London events next month we have lined up some of the UKs most respected retrofit experts for you.
They will shed light on the practicalities of retrofitting at scale, how to engage customers,  the future of ECO, retrofit business opportunities and the latest regulation, sources of funding and pioneering technologies.

Looks who's talking

summitnodateInforSusRetrofit Summit
5 December 2013
Location: Business Design Centre, London

A one day conference exploring retrofit from a national, strategic perspective. Confirmed speakers include:

Solitaire Townsend
Co-Founder of Futerra, a leading sustainability communications agency with a client rosta of big brand names such as Sky, Kingfisher, Defra, Unilever and Coca Cola.

Brian Berry
Chief Executive of the Federation of Master Builders - the UK's largest trade association in the building industry.

David Adams
Technical Director at Willmott Dixon Energy Services - one of the UKs largest privately-owned capital works, regeneration and support service companies. Willmott Dixon is an approved Green Deal provider and ECO partner.

Jenny Saunders
Chief Executive of National Energy Action (NEA) a national charity which aims to eradicate fuel poverty and campaigns for greater investment in energy efficiency to help those who are poor and vulnerable.

Kerry Mashford
Chief Executive of National Energy Foundation an educational charity encouraging the development of renewable energy and energy efficiency.

Terry McGivern
Head of Industry Engagement at the Institute for Sustainability who aims to accelerate the creation of sustainable cities and communities by focusing on areas such as Total Community Retrofit,  resource efficient buildings, sustainable infrastructure and resources.


retrofitlondonRetrofit London
6 December 2013
Location: Business Design Centre, London

Supported by the Mayor of London, this one day conference will explore the growing retrofit market in London. Confirmed speakers include:

Shannon Lawrence (Keynote speaker)
Director, Energy Initiative at C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group. C40 is a global network of large cities, chaired by New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, thats taking action to address climate change by developing and implementing policies and programs that generate measurable reductions in both greenhouse gas emissions and climate risks.

Nicky Wightman
Consultant, Corporate Real Estate at Savills - a global real estate services provider offering a broad range of specialist advisory, management and transactional services to clients all over the world.

Tim Reeder
Regional Climate Change Programme Manager at the Environment Agency - an Executive Non-departmental Public Body whose remit is to protect and improve the environment, and to promote sustainable development.

Andrew Raingold
Executive Director of Aldersgate Group - an alliance of leaders from business, politics and society that drives action for a sustainable economy.

Roger Simpson-Jones
Commercial and procurement specialist. Recent projects include the development of the 500m RE:FIT Energy Performance Contracting Programme; London Schools Energy Efficiency Programme covering 200 schools and the development of the Greater London Authority Business energy efficiency programme aimed at the private sector, SMEs and third sector organisations.

Greater London Authority (GLA)
The GLA is working hard to reduce air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions in London, to help tackle climate change and increase the citys resilience to extreme weather. Representatives from the GLAs  RE:NEW  and RE:FIT programmes (improving the energy efficiency in 55,000 homes and 400 public buildings) will be at this event.

Other speakers include Agememnon Otero, Brixton Energy; Mark Baigent, Royal Borough of Greenwich; Russell Smith, Parity Projects; Liz Peace, British Property Federation (invited); Richard Bromwich, Kingspan (invited); Niall Bolger, London Borough of Sutton and Jo Gill, London Borough of Hillingdon.

To book your tickets for the Retrofit Summit and Retrofit London conference or any of the other Retrofit events, CLICK HERE.

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