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Kate Armitage - Host & GREENFLEET Ambassador

Kate specialises in Electric Vehicles, Recharging Infrastructure and Energy Retailing and was the first recipient of the GREENFLEET EV Champion Award in 2014.

Tammy Carter

Head of Fleet, Crown Commercial Service
Charged with leading the fleet team within CCS, Tammy has worked in the public sector for more than five years. Prior to this, she has over 20 years of fleet experience in the private sector where she was responsible for the procurement and management of a fleet of circa 1,500 vehicles.

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. 

Jo Osborne

Regional Commercial Director (Fleet), Blue Light Commercial
Jo was the Director of Procurement for the forces of Yorkshire and Humber. She played a lead role in the establishment and implementation of the Regional Procurement Team there, transitioning and transforming four disparate transactional teams into one harmonised category management function. The Team was successful in attaining the CIPS Procurement Excellence Standard Award and scored as ‘Better’ against the Government Commercial Framework.

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.

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.

Sukky Choongh

Environmental Manager – Air Quality and Ultra Low Emission Vehicles, Society of Motor Manufacturers & Traders (SMMT).
Sukky Choongh graduated from Kings College London in 2010 with an MSc in Environmental Health. She joined SMMT in July 2017 as Environmental Manager for Air Quality and Ultra-Low Emission Vehicles.

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.

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. 

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.  

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.

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.

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”.

Nicole Fletcher

Head of Sustainable Development, London Fire Brigade
Leading on the delivery of sustainability and Responsible Procurement policy, strategy and implementation across the London Fire Brigade, Nicole has been working with her fleet colleagues to introduce low emission vehicles over a number of years, establishing an Ultra Low Emission Fleet programme and delivery of charging infrastructure that now covers more than 95% of the estate.
 

Jack Carey

Programme Manager, Babcock
Jack Carey has spent 6 years with Babcock International Group, covering various commercial and project management roles, across a number of industries. Jack’s current role is the Asset Replacement Manager for the 21 year Fleet Management Contract with London Fire Brigade (LFB).

Steve Imm

Head of Transport, Gloucestershire Constabulary
Steve Imm is the Head of Transport Services at Gloucestershire Constabulary. He started his career in the public sector in 2010 joining as a Custody Detention Officer before climbing the ranks to become Contract Manager in 2015.  In 2018 his career took a turn when he was recruited to the role of Head of Transport.  

John Gorton

Head of Transport, Kent & Essex Police
Responsible for all fleet and transport-related matters for both Kent & Essex Police, John is a chartered fleet professional and qualified engineer with a track record of improving the safety, efficiency and effectiveness of front line emergency service operations.

Chris Chandler

Principal Consultant, Lex Autolease
Chris has been a high profile Fleet Management Consultant for over 23 years working with organisations such as The Energy Saving Trust, Go Ultra Low, OLEV and the BVRLA.  

Simon Lee

Head of Training, Euro Car Parts
Simon joined ECP in August 2017 after 8 years with Sky Tv. Simon is Head of Training and along with his  team of trainers and partners, he has built a programme of courses at a network of locations all over the UK to help upskill technicians. These include bespoke courses for the emergency services. Simon’s previous role with Euro Car Parts was Head of Garage.

Melanie Holmes

Customer Relationship Manager, Lex Autolease
Melanie has worked as a Public Sector Relationship Manager for over 25 years. Managing Central Government, Fire and Police, and all other Public Sector customers and she has worked in the Finance industry for over 40 years, so has a wealth of experience.

Joanne Kenny

Commercial Manager, Crown Commercial Service
Jo Kenny has worked in the public sector for over 30 years with over 20 years’ experience in procurement and supplier management. She joined CCS in October 2017 after spending 30 years in the Department for Work and Pensions, where she delivered high profile projects and managed suppliers delivering key Governmental programmes.

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