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In a sector that has been ravaged by the pandemic, on one hand, but has had a responsibility to keep the UK moving, and do so with one eye on net zero, never has there been more of a focus on how you ‘finance change’. With continued growth in the uptake of EVs expected year-on-year, the attention now turns to implementing the right financial structure to a fleet operations, to ensure that EV use is feasible.

Focus Webinar 2, in our series of 6 in 2022, sees us look at FINANCIAL PLANNING, THOUGHT LEADERSHIP, CASE STUDIES and INNOVATIVE SOLUTIONS. Hear from industry experts, join the conversation and help shape the way UK business finances fleet transition. 

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10.00 Intro
Kate Armitage, GREENFLEET Ambassador
10.05 Leasing v Purchase & EV Driver Training Courses
Mark Pow, Head of Learning & Development, BVRLA
10.12 How EV Ready is your Fleet?
Alex Newman, LeasePlan
10.20 Funding your green fleet’s fuels & energy
Andy Eastlake, CEO, Zemo Partnership
10.30 Interactive Q&A
Mark Pow, Andy Eastlake & Alex Newman join Kate Armitage
10.50 Closing remarks
Kate Armitage
10.55 Event Close

Event timings and speakers are subject to change

Mark Pow

Head of Learning & Development, BVRLA
Mark Pow joined the BVRLA in January 2020 as their Head of Learning & Development after 22 years at Europcar, and is responsible for designing, developing and delivering new and innovative learning solutions to support the skills of their members. The BVRLA’s membership covers the Rental, Leasing & Fleet Management sectors, and in 2021 4,864 individuals received formal BVRLA training, reaching a record high for the Association.

Andy Eastlake

Managing Director, Zemo Partnership
Andy Eastlake was a founding member of the Zemo Partnership in 2003 and after serving both on the board and as chair of the members council for many years, was appointed as the Managing Director in April 2012. He was formerly Group Head of Commercial and Projects at Millbrook Proving Ground where he was responsible for all the laboratories and commercial activity and led the work on powertrain test and development programmes and alternative fuels, for a variety of global OEM customers.

Alex Newman

Account Manager, LeasePlan
Alex joined LeasePlan in 2020. With almost 10 years’ experience in the leasing and rental sector, she is a valued member of the Corporate Account team, with a strong customer-focused approach. Away from work, Alex is a family person, and enjoys spending much of her time with her young nieces and nephews.

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


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.

Zemo Partnership

We’re an independent, non-profit partnership that uniquely brings together government, industry and the widest range of expert stakeholders with one ultimate aim - to accelerate transport to zero emissions.


The BVRLA has over 970 organisations in membership, all of whom operate in, or engage with the UK vehicle rental, leasing and fleet sectors. From small and medium-sized businesses to large PLCs, the BVRLA welcomes all those who are committed to delivering excellence.

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