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Speakers

The success of the GF CYMRU event is due to the vast array of knowledge and expertise we put together for you. Our speakers are all considered to be at the top of their game and, collectively, have most of the tools you need to ensure that you will be able to reach your net zero targets.

Peter Brown

Senior Lead - EV Infrastructure Strategy,  OZEV
Peter is a Senior Policy Advisor in the Office for Zero Emission Vehicles working on delivering an EV Infrastructure Strategy. He has held previous roles in the Civil Service working on legislation and levelling up. Peter is a cyclist and runner and speaks Italian

Simon King

Director of Sustainability, Social Value and Fleet, Mitie
Simon’s experience in procurement, sustainability, commercial and operations has him well placed for his current position at Mitie. Fully understanding the challenges fleet operators face making the switch to EVs, Simon specialises in Electric Transition and brings commercial understanding and strategic thinking.

Dr Russell Fowler

Senior Project Manager, National Grid
Russell is the Senior Project Manager looking at National Grid’s role in transport decarbonisation – from rapid charging of EVs to synthetic fuels for aviation. 

Kevin Booker

IT Systems and Fleet, Brecon Beacons National Park Authority
Kevin is responsible for the fleet at Brecon Beacons National Park authority, overseeing a vehicle replacement programme balancing low CO2 and Zero emission requirements with demanding duty cycles.

David Fisher

Senior Manager Business Solutions, Economy, Skills and Natural Resources, Welsh Government 
David joined the Welsh Government in January 2020 and has recently been seconded to the team dealing with transport decarbonisation.

Shayne Rees

Head of Sales & Marketing, ubitricity
Shayne Rees has worked in sales and marketing roles focused mainly on business customers in the energy sector for the last 20 years. 

Jon Hunt

Manager, Alternative Fuels, Toyota (GB) plc 
Jon Hunt has worked in the automotive industry for 30 years, and is currently the Manager for Alternative Fuels at Toyota where he has worked for over 26 years in a variety of sales and marketing roles in the UK and Europe for both the Toyota and Lexus Brands.

Sue McDonald

Fleet Sales Manager – Wales & East Midlands, Volvo Car UK
Sue has worked in the Motor industry for over 25 years in a variety of different roles. Sue is responsible for Volvo’s relationships with Fleets with over 50 vehicles; ensuring that Volvo’s range are positioned well to optimise sales in the Fleet channel.

Lee Stewart

Leaseplan UK
Lee Stewart joined LeasePlan UK in January 2018 before which he had 7 years’ industry experience in both fleet and rental at Enterprise and Nissan, respectively. Working within both New Business and exiting relationship management roles across various industry sectors, including both Public and Private.

Colette Mansell

Toyota GB and Lexus
30 years in the motor trade, 10 years with a Centre. Nearly 20 years with Toyota GB and Lexus, covering numerous areas of the North and North Wales working with SME’s. With Toyota from the inception of Hybrid with the first Generation Prius, & Plug-in Prius, to the first conventional Hybrid Auris, right through to the where we are today with the coming of EV.

*Speakers are subject to possible change – please come back regularly for updates