|Stuart Griffiths, Utility Contract Delivery Manager, Arqiva|
Arqiva is a leading UK communications infrastructure and media services provider dedicated to connecting people wherever they are through the delivery of TV, radio, mobile and the Internet of Things (IoT). Prior to working for Arqiva, Stuart has held a number of roles within the Utility Industry, working for Utilyx (now Mitie Energy) as a Bureau Service Delivery Manager and IMServ as a Customer Implementation Manager.
|Peter O’Donovan, Solutions Architect, EDW Technology|
Peter O’Donovan is a Solution Architect at EDW Technology. Peter has over 16 years of expertise in the energy industry both within Energy Trading, and B2B Electricity Billing Solutions. He has worked for companies such as ELEXON, SunGard Energy Systems, Noble Trading Limited and International Power Ltd. Peter has international experience having worked on Gas, Power and Emissions projects in Belgium, the Netherlands and Ireland. Peter’s role is to work with EDW’s / TEAMs customers on new customer projects such as Tenant Billing and Demand Side Reponse and is responsible for the enhanced functionalities. He is also responsible for monitoring and evaluating the evolution of the energy industry, for example for the Electricity Market Reform, Smart Metering and the DCC, and changes to Distribution and Transmission Charging.
|Alexis Percival, Environmental and Sustainability Manager, Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust|
Alexis Percival is the Environmental and Sustainability Manager for Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust. She has over 15 years of experience in the environmental field as an environmental consultant working on large national and international projects in the UK as well as Brazil, Germany, Mozambique and Australia. Alexis started as the first Sustainability Manager for an ambulance service in the country in 2009. Her role is a challenging one – trying to encourage staff to drive in a more efficient green manner as well as get to the job to save lives. She has been working to slash the carbon footprint of the ambulance service through innovative technologies in the estates and fleet as well as working with her procurement department to decrease emissions through buying choices.
|Joel Cardinal, Head of Energy and Sustainability, University of Warwick |
Joel Cardinal is the lead for the University of Warwicks Sustainability strategy to promote efficient usage of energy, water and resources as well as promote well-being and support sustainable education and research. The Sustainability strategy has three main pillars; Energy efficiency and consumption reduction; Behaviour change of all stakeholders to support adaptation to a low-carbon society, and developing campus low carbon infrastructure through plants efficiency improvements and low carbon energy generation. Joel engages with academics, staff, students and businesses to promote sustainability in the curriculum and in research to embed sustainability in all parts of the university. Prior to working at the University of Warwick, Joel held a number of management positions in the automotive industry in Quality management, engineering and manufacturing functions. Joel has worked in UK, France and coached Quality operations in 15 countries worldwide.
|Andrew Sunderland, Energy Management Officer, Oxford City Council|
Andrew Sunderland is Energy Management Officer at Oxford City Council having joined the council in 2011. In 2016 Andrew was awarded a Distinction for the Energy Institute Level 2: Certificate in Energy Management. Oxford City Council has an £800,000 Salix Recycling Fund, which has been used to fund energy efficiency projects covering lighting upgrades, heating & ventilation improvements and variable speed drives within its buildings. Electronic invoice processing was implemented using TEAM’s Sigma Accounts Link function in 2016 to streamline validation and payment of utility bills. The council also has extensive renewable energy generation capabilities with 182 solar PV systems and three biomass boilers installed to date. Work is underway to sub-meter larger buildings to better understand the energy and water use and inform future investment.