We’re at a historic moment in time with COP26 just around the corner with buzzwords and phrases like ‘energy transition’, ‘carbon neutral’ and ‘net zero’ being used on a daily basis. This event will help SMEs understand the climate change conversation to help them start their own journey to reducing their carbon footprint*.
As the race to net zero conversation becomes increasingly more complicated for SMEs, it’s helpful to have a perception on some of the most significant terms and whether or not they’ll impact on your business.
Join our panellists in an informal and informative conversation about what it all means, how it impacts you and how your business can work towards measuring, reducing and contributing to climate change measures.
* A carbon footprint is the total greenhouse gas emissions caused by an individual, event, organisation, service, place or product, expressed as carbon dioxide equivalent.
Presented by Brian Johnstone | Carbon Zero
A low carbon homeworker, based in Kintore Brian is a carbon consultant with Carbon-Zero. With a wealth of experience to draw from with over 30 years of working both at director level and in business ownership. Brian is a PRINCE2 qualified Project Manager, IEMA certified carbon assessor and qualified Engineer.
Presented by Angel Cuesta Cisar | University of Aberdeen
PhD in Chemistry (1996).At the University of Aberdeen since 2013. Previously held positions as PDRA at University of Ulm (Germany) and as Senior Staff Scientist at CSIC’s Institute of Physical Chemistry “Rocasolano” (Madrid, Spain). Amongst other things, my research focuses on electrochemical energy conversion and storage (fuel cells, batteries, electrolysers, redox-flow batteries, supercapacitors).
Presented by Sam Long | Aberdeenshire Council
Energy sector professional, with a focus on late life asset management, decommissioning and decarbonisation in the upstream oil and gas sector. Voluntary Chairperson of Climate Ready Aberdeenshire (CRA) – a public/private body tasked with developing climate mitigation and adaptation strategies for Aberdeenshire. Member of numerous work groups, including the Oil and Gas Authority Decommissioning and Repurposing Taskforce.
Presented by Peter Knight | Stagecoach Bluebird
Peter Knight is the Managing Director of Stagecoach Bluebird, North East Scotland's largest local bus operator. Having worked in the Bus Industry for 11 years, Peter started as a Graduate Management Trainee with Stagecoach Group and has worked in a variety of different geographies' long distance coach and local bus operations. Peter is an advocate of high quality public transport and is passionate about delivering bus services that people can rely on and that people want to be seen using whilst continuing to drive operational improvement at Bluebird in his 2 year's in post.
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