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2019 Energy Conference

Mapping the Energy Transition

The Cambridge University Energy Network is looking forward to seeing you at their 3rd annual Energy Conference.

Friday 26 April 2019

9 am - 4:15 pm (BST)

The theme of this year’s conference is “Mapping the Energy Transition”, and will bring together leading energy professionals, key influencers, faculty and students to discuss the progress the industry has made toward transitioning to low carbon sources of energy and the actions that are required to progress further.



Opening Remarks

Gabriel Ronacher
Judge Business School


Key note – Addressing the energy transition opportunity

Sir David King
Former UK Foreign Secretary’s Special Representative for Climate Change and UK Chief Scientific Officer


Panel I – Financing the energy transition
How can we keep (or increase) momentum behind renewable investment in the context of falling costs, prices and subsidies? How much more investment would be needed to get closer to a 1.5 degree pathway in the power sector, and how do we get there?

Aida Sitdikova
Director Energy Eurasia, EBRD

Ed Pitt Ford
Senior Investment Manager, Octopus Investments

John Prendergast
Senior Commercial Manager, RES

Alban Bressand
Judge Business School




Panel II – Reshaping hydrocarbon-based portfolios
How are companies reshaping their Oil & Gas portfolios and maximising returns as they acquire and operate low-carbon assets and cleaner technologies?

Annant Shah
Vice President, Strategy Development and Realization, Equinor
Gabriel Davies
Deputy Head Asset Management, Ørsted

Charles Perry
Founder, Sustainable Future for All

Carlos Morales Rozo

Judge Business School




Panorama of the energy industry in 2030
A discussion on global trends, future developments, multiple scenarios and disruptions in sight for 2030

Adrian Del Maestro
Director of Global Research and Thought Leadership, PwC Strategy

Sanjeet Sanghera
Judge Business School


Panel III – Digital transformation driving lower carbon solutions
How is the digital transformation contributing in the transition agenda? How are Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning driving efficiencies that reduce carbon footprint?

Salvador Sumohano-Verdeja
Head of Digitalisation PG & PS, Siemens

Jon Ferris
Strategy Director, Electron - Blockchain Systems for the Energy Sector

Ben Harrington
Business Development Director,
Ecocentric Energy

Natalia Khetagurova
Judge Business School




Panel IV – A global outlook on the deployment of new transport fuels, mobility solutions and technologies
How is the market adopting alternative transport fuels that enable a transition from refined products to a zero emission scenario? What are those technologies that may not be available today but promise to transform the transportation industry?

Albert Cheung
Head of Global Analysis, Bloomberg New Energy Finance

Jonathan Goose
Managing Director, EVBox

Philip Fjeld
CEO, CNG Fuels

Kyle Rapoport
Judge Business School



Planning Committee


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