Commercial GreenFleet in association with LoCITY

Programme

08.30 Registration Opens - Tea, Coffee, Breakfast
09.00 Welcome - Jason Devoto, PSi Group
09.05 Mayor's Office - The Mayor's Agenda
09.15 Bob Moran, OLEV - The latest from the UK Government
09.25 Fergus Worthy, LoCITY - What, where when
  Examples of Best Practice
  LoCITY: What are the options
  Electric: LoCITY Champions
10.20 Alphabet: To lease, or not to lease....ECV's
10.30 OEM Product Overviews / Teasers
10.40 Q & A
11.00 Refreshments
11.15 Morning Group Sessions Begin: 30 minutes each - 8 Groups
13.30 Lunch
14.15 Afternoon Group Sessions Begin: 30 minutes each
16.40 Panel Round-up, Refreshments & Prize Draw
17.00 Event Close

*Timings and speakers are subject to change

Keynote Speakers and Case Studies (AM)

Fergus Worthy
Fergus WorthyFergus Worthy manages TfL’s freight environment activity, which includes LoCITY: an industry-led programme which aims to reduce emissions from commercial vehicles in London by encouraging uptake of alternatively fuels. He is also responsible for the development of fuel efficient HGV driver training and e-learning for TfL. Prior to joining TfL he worked at the Energy Saving Trust, helping car, van and taxi fleets cut costs and emissions.



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Andrew McKenzie
Andrew McKenzieCommercial is the UK’s largest independent business services group. Andrew manages the implementation of Commercial’s sustainability strategy with carbon reduction being a core pillar of this programme. He has been instrumental in enabling Commercial to successfully deploy the UK’s largest private fleet of hydrogen fuelled vehicles, a project supported with grant funding from Innovate UK.

Commercial has committed to being a Go Ultra Low company will shortly embark on further innovative low emission vehicle projects. Investment in carbon management and innovative sustainable solutions has significantly contributed to Commercial’s ongoing success.


Sam Longman MSc, BSc, DIC
Sam LongmanSam is Transport for London’s Policy Manager for Environment, working to develop and deliver the Mayor’s and TfL’s integrated transport and environment strategies, covering climate change mitigation and adaptation, air quality, noise, bio-diversity and green infrastructure as well as the transport related aspects of public health, equality and sustainable development.

He leads the team developing the Mayor’s air quality initiative, including the Emission Surcharge (T-Charge) and improvements to the Ultra-Low Emission Zone (ULEZ). He also led the production of TfL’s Transport Emissions Roadmap, published September 2014.

Previously he worked for the London Borough of Camden on a strategic pan-London basis and was responsible for the development and implementation Camden’s Transport Strategy, including managing multi-million capital programmes. Sam’s career includes several years working as a Transport Planner within Development Management, assessing transport aspects of proposed development of all scales, including negotiating planning obligations and conditions, assessing and approving Transport Assessment, Travel Plans, Construction and Servicing Management Plans.


Bob Moran
Bob MoranBob works with the Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV), a cross Government policy unit. Now Deputy Head, Bob joined OLEV in 2011 having previously worked with the Department for Transport and Ford Motor Company.

He was awarded a Ph.D. in Biomechanical Engineering from Edinburgh University in 2002 having graduated from there with an Honours degree in Mechanical Engineering in 1997.



Oliver Lord – GLA
Oliver LordOliver works in the Air Quality team at the Greater London Authority. He leads on a number of the Mayor’s policies to cut vehicle emissions in the Capital, including public transport requirements, road user charging schemes and infrastructure for alternative fuels.

Oliver’s previous post was at Transport for London, where he delivered several projects and initiatives to encourage sustainable travel. Most recently, he was responsible for developing transport strategy and policy, with a particular focus on the environment, including the Ultra Low Emission Zone. He has previously specialised in Environmental Psychology at the University of Surrey.

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Dean Hedger – Head of Public Sector, Alphabet
Dean HedgerDean joined Alphabet as Head of Public Sector in 2014 after spending 18 years at Lex Autolease. An extensive knowledge of the Public Sector is at the heart of Dean’s skillset.

An understanding of EU procurement regulations, framework complexities and a network of contacts in the public sector establish Dean as a key figure in his marketplace. Dean is a highly visible, people focused leader with a consistent track record of success. 




Case study - About Z-Tech Control Systems
Luke Stanbridge, Head of Marketing and Communications
Luke StanbridgeZ-Tech have been working with organisations such as the Energy Saving Trust since 2009, and with the support of TfL’s Asset Performance - Jubilee, Northern, Piccadilly team, have lead the introduction of electric vehicles to their pumping maintenance contract on the London Underground - The first two electric vans have been successfully utilised for two years, and Z-Tech have a BMW electric motorbike on trial for Thames Water 2016/7. Managers have also been incentivised to choose hybrid and plug-in hybrid vehicles.

Luke is an economist, before Z-Tech he moved through marketing positions within Universities and as UK Marketing Manager at Lincoln University, helped set up their Engineering School.Starting with Z-Tech Control Systems in 2011, Luke has helped lead the adoption of low emission vehicles, with national press coverage on the pros and cons of electric vehicles.


Roundup Panel (PM)

Simona Webb
Simona WebbPrincipal Policy and Programme Officer Air Quality and Hydrogen / Hydrogen for Innovative Vehicles (HyFIVE) Project Coordinator

Simona Webb manages the Hydrogen Programme at the Greater London Authority and is the Project Coordinator for one of the largest FCHJU European funded hydrogen transport projects: HyFIVE (Hydrogen For Innovative Vehicles).

The Greater London Authority, through its Mayoral programme Hydrogen London, has initiated over £60 million worth of hydrogen projects and works closely with key stakeholders to accelerate the commercialisation of Hydrogen Fuel Cell technologies in London.


Tim Ward
Simona WebbFreight and Fleet Engagement Manager, TfL

Tim joined TfL’s Freight and Fleet team in October 2013 and leads on Engagement and Communications with all those involved in servicing and delivery in London.

A stakeholder engagement specialist, he has worked for TfL since 2002, holding a series of roles across the organisation, covering both political and business engagement. He has also worked on special events such as the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games and the visit of the Tour de France.


Martin Flach, IVECO
Martin FlachMartin is currently Alternative Fuels Director with responsibility for all Natural Power product produced by Iveco in the UK & ROI.

Martin worked for Iveco in Italy, at the Brescia Production Plant and at the company’s headquarters in Turin, as Chief Engineer responsible for the medium product range and as Line Manager for Medium and Heavy product. Upon his return to the UK he took up the role of Product Director before taking on his current role.