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‘FOCUS’ WEBINAR: CHARGING & INFRASTRUCTURE

In a sector that has seen the uptake of the Electric Vehicles reach record numbers, with continued growth expected year-on-year, the attention now turns to implementing the charging and infrastructure to ensure that EV use is feasible.

Focus Webinar 1, in our series of 6 in 2022, sees us look at STRATEGY & PLANNING, THOUGHT LEADERSHIP, ‘CHANGE ANXIETY’ and INNOVATIVE SOLUTIONS. Hear from industry experts, join the conversation and help shape the way UK business electrifies transport operations.

09.45 Waiting Room Open
10.00 WELCOME
Kate Armitage, GREENFLEET

Session 1

10.05 SUPPLY & DEMAND: THE REGIONAL DISPARITY
Sukky Choongh, SMMT
10.13 HOW ‘EV READY’ IS YOUR FLEET?
Matt Turner, New Business Account Manager, LeasePlan
10.22 FLAT AND FLUSH ON STREET CHARGING HUB
Mark Constable, Head of Business Development - Trojan Energy
10.30 Q&A Session 1: Kate Armitage, Mark Constable, Sukky Choongh and Matt Turner

Session 2

10.55 EMERGING PATHWAYS TO DECARBONISE UK FLEETS
Adrian Del Maestro, Director& Head of Global Thought Leadership in Energy, PwC Strategy&
11.05 AA CHARGING & INFRASTRUCTURE EXPERIENCES 2021
Dean Hedger, New Business Development & EV Manager, AA
11.15 Q&A Session 2: Kate Armitage, Adrian Del Maestro, Dean Hedger
11.35 Event Close

Event timings and speakers are subject to change

Kate Armitage

Kate specialises in Electric Vehicles, Recharging Infrastructure and Energy Retailing and was the first recipient of the GREENFLEET EV Champion Award in 2014. Kate has been involved in a range of ground-breaking projects including the design and technical specification of the recharging infrastructure for the London 2012 Olympic Electric Vehicle Fleet.  She has worked closely with OEMs, Infrastructure providers and Energy Companies across Europe.

Mark Constable

Head of Business Development, Trojan Energy
Mark drove his first EV in 2008, and inside the first minute saw the potential impact eMobility could have on the world.  He led the Electric Vehicle product team at EDF Energy early on in the UK market, and recently developed a large-scale Commercial Rapid Charging Hub build programme for Transport for London

Dean Hedger

New Business Development & EV Manager, AA
With more than 25 years’ in the motor industry, spanning fleet management, vehicle funding, sales and team leadership, Dean has extensive knowledge of the specialist needs of public sector, corporate, SME and operational fleets. He joined the AA in 2018, and, most recently, took on an EV advocacy role, speaking alongside fellow industry leaders on platforms with the Renewable Energy Association, GreenFleet, Solar Media, Green TV, the EV Café and more.

Adrian Del Maestro

Director & Head of Global Thought Leadership in Energy, PwC Strategy&
Adrian Del Maestro is the global director of research for PwC Strategy& responsible for thought leadership in energy.  He has written extensively on the energy transition, ranging from EV charging trends, the impact of new low carbon technologies (carbon capture and hydrogen) to M&A trends in oil and gas and the application of digital technologies in upstream.

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.

Matt Turner

New Business Account Manager, LeasePlan 
Matt has over 8 years’ experience in the fleet sector, joining LeasePlan in 2021, where he is a valued member of the Corporate Account team. Matt has worked with a number of customers to launch an EV Salary Sacrifice scheme to their employees and transition to electric, from more traditional ICE fleets. Matt is a keen Derby County fan.

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

Trojan Energy

Trojan Energy was formed in 2016 with one mission: to ensure everyone benefits from the energy transition. With total focus on enabling the switch to eMobility, we developed the Trojan Electric Vehicle Charging System. A system that finally offers an equal chance for EV drivers without a driveway to charge effectively at home, while eliminating residual clutter on the pavement.  A system that doesn’t require municipal authorities to zone off parking spaces and gives network operators the ability to manage power demand in real time.

The AA

As the UK’s number one provider of roadside assistance, we serve almost 10m business customers, working with around three fifths of the UK’s top 20 fleets. We’re also quickly becoming the UK’s leading mobility technology and customer service provider for  SMEs, manufacturers and charge post operators.

LeasePlan

LeasePlan has more than 1.9 million vehicles under management in over 30 countries. With more than 50 years’ experience, our mission is to provide our customers with what’s next in mobility - from business and personal contract hire to flexible rental solutions.