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Speakers

Natasha Robinson

Joint Head, OLEV
With job share partner Vicky Edmonds, Natasha heads the Government’s Office of Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV) - a cross-Whitehall team which is responsible for placing the UK at the forefront of development and deployment of zero emission vehicles. 

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 started as the first Sustainability Manager for an ambulance service in the country in 2009.

Sophie Adams

Head of Consumer Experience, OLEV
Sophie has recently joined OLEV as the Head of Consumer Experience. In her new role she is driving a positive consumer experience for anyone using the public charging network, focusing on opening-up industry data and ensuring the network is reliable and easy to use.

Mike Haran

Fleet Account Manager, Maxus UK
Mike has worked in the automotive business for the last 27 years, 26 of them in Ford Dealers. He worked briefly in aftersales followed by a long career in car and predominantly commercial vehicle sales.

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. 

James Mackintosh

Public Sector Manager (Toyota & Lexus) - Toyota GB PLC
James joined Toyota in November 2018, to oversee the north of the UK, handling their public sector fleet and business customers. With extensive experience in the fleet industry under his belt, through his time with Nissan GB and JCT600, his knowledge has become integral in communicating Toyota’s Self Charging Hybrid Technology to SME’S and Public sector organisations across the north and Scotland.

Lauren Pamma

Electrification Propositions Lead, Lloyds Banking Group
Lauren has been with Lloyds Banking Group for more than 16 years and as Electrification Propositions Lead within the Group, is responsible for leading the sustainability agenda for the Motor Finance and Leasing division of Lloyd’s Banking Group - Lex Autolease and Blackhorse, with the goal of transitioning to a zero emission fleet.

Stuart Somerville

Strategy Director, Babcock International
Stuart Somerville is the Strategy Director at Babcock International Group with responsibility for a range of strategies and programmes. Stuart describes himself as pracademic with extensive academic work applied throughout his career to challenging real world settings.  

Jeanette Griggs

Special Vehicles Manager, Volvo
Jeanette Griggs is Special Vehicles Manager for Volvo Car UK and has a wealth of automotive experience. Following 11 years in various customer and retailer management roles for another vehicle manufacturer, she joined Volvo in 2012 as Corporate Sales Manager, and moved to Special Vehicles in 2019 whilst still retaining the responsibility for the management of wider public sector programmes.  

Dr Chris Jardine

Technical Director Joju Solar
Dr Christian Jardine is a founder member of Joju Solar and has been involved with solar PV since 2001 when he ran Oxford University's research into solar energy and microgeneration. He is recognised as one of the UK's foremost experts in the performance of solar PV and is the author of prize-winning papers on the subject, as well as leading publications such as “PV in the UK” and “Power from the People”.

Simon Swan

Director of Future Mobility, Arcadis
Simon is Arcadis’ Director of Future Mobility with 20 years’ experience of delivering large scale projects and programmes across the globe. He created and has led our EV Infrastructure business for 6 years, building and leading teams to deliver our portfolio of innovative EV solutions for a wide range of UK and International clients.

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