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This Week in Cleantech is a weekly podcast, with voices from the frontline discussing the biggest & most interesting news in #cleantech #emobility #energystorage #renewables #smartcities

This Week in Cleantech is a weekly podcast, with voices from the frontline discussing the biggest & most interesting news in #cleantech #emobility #energystorage #renewables #smartcities
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This Week in Cleantech is a weekly podcast, with voices from the frontline discussing the biggest & most interesting news in #cleantech #emobility #energystorage #renewables #smartcities




This Week in Cleantech - Episode 22

Sabine Scheunert studied Business Mathematics in Bielefeld, Germany, and European Business Management at the German Business School (FDHW). In 1998, subsequent to graduation, she launched her career in the automobile industry at BMW, where she occupied a number of positions in Germany and France, ultimately in an executive function in product management, before relocation to Eastern Europe for BMW in 2006. In 2010 Sabine Scheunert joined PSA Peugeot Citroën in Paris and worked for the French...


This Week in Cleantech - Episode 21

Dr. Fabian Lemke is a co-founder and managing director at nuventura. Together with nuventura, Fabian is working on eliminating SF6 – the most potent greenhouse gas – from the electricity grid. Their innovative switchgear technology simply replaces SF6 with dry air, which not only leads to environmental benefits, but also enables significant performance advantages. A switchgear is an absolutely essential component of an electricity grid. It controls and distributes electrical power flow in...


This Week in Cleantech - Episode 20

Logan heads up the Energy Storage insight team at BloombergNEF. He leads the company’s analysis on the global energy storage markets, providing insight on technology, markets, policies and regulation, and the competitive landscape. He also oversees BNEF’s Supply Chain focus area, a cross-company effort to provide insights on the battery supply chain, manufacturing, sustainability and advanced materials. He advises utilities, technology companies, investors and policymakers across these...


This Week in Cleantech - Episode 19

Martijn Lammers is one of the founders of Lightyear, he is currently responsible for strategy. After having won the World Solar Challenge with a team of students, and gradating his masters in industrial design from Eindhoven University of Technology, he founded Lightyear with a team of 5 aiming to accelerate the adoption of electric cars. More specifically, Lightyears mission is to provide clean mobility for everyone. Their first car, Lightyear One, is an ultra-efficient car with solar cells...


This Week in Cleantech - Episode 18

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This Week in Cleantech - Episode 17

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This Week in Cleantech - Episode 16

Jordan is one of these people who is so passionate about life. Anything that is giving a good message for the future of our planet and sustainability she is all for. Jordan has always had a very entrepreneurial spirit starting work at a very young age and naturally progressing within any company she has ever worked for to managerial status quickly. Her background consists of radio presenting, renewable energy sales, education, to setting up her own business up in Distribution of cycling...


This Week in Cleantech - Episode 15

Toddington Harper, CEO of GRIDSERVE, is an experienced clean-energy entrepreneur, executive and investor with more than 16 years of CEO experience across five sustainable energy companies. Toddington has developed and built over 350MW of solar and battery projects in the UK generating in excess of £200M of revenues over a 4-year period. He was previously the co-founder and CEO of BELECTRIC UK before selling the business to RWE Innogy in December 2016. GRIDSERVE is a tech-enabled...


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This Week in Cleantech - Episode 13

Kristof Vereenooghe is the CEO of EVBox, the global market leader in charging solutions for electric vehicles and related cloud services. Mr. Vereenooghe is a proven technology executive with deep SaaS-Cloud software expertise and a track record in transforming startups into key players in their industry. Before joining EVBox, Mr. Vereenooghe had a leading role within different startups that have become key players in their industry such as Bynder, LUMA Marketing Technologies and Xeikon....


This Week in Cleantech - Episode 12

Scott Shepard, Chief Commercial Officer, Free2Move, is an urbanist, mobility expert, board advisor, and thought leader who is passionate about the intersection of cities, mobility, and innovation. Possesses a unique balance of technical, operational, and consulting experience, within the domains of shared mobility, sustainable transport, and urban strategy. Frequent public speaker on shared mobility, public transport innovation, mobility technologies, and urban transport policy. Implements...


This Week in Cleantech - Episode 11

About our guest... Hugo Tilmouth, CEO and Founder of ChargedUP, dubbed by the BBC as "The Boris Bike of Phone charging.” After studying both a degree and Masters in Renewable Energy Engineering Hugo spent time with payment processing start-up Tilt, and innovative cleantech start-up Pavegen, which generates clean energy from footfall. He went on to co-found ChargedUp in 2017. ChargedUp has a distributed network of shareable power banks across London, allowing their users to keep their mobile...


This Week in Cleantech - Episode 10

Martijn Lopes Cardozo is a Dutch entrepreneur and international executive. He spent several years in the US where he built and grew a number of technology companies, all of which had successful exits. Upon his return to The Netherlands in 2008 Martijn joined several large corporations in strategy and M&A roles. He now brings the circular economy to tires as the CEO of Black Bear Carbon, the tire-to-Carbon Black upcycling company, which earlier this week was selected as a Global Cleantech 100...


This Week in Cleantech - Episode 9

This week David talks to Devrim Celal, CEO of Upside Energy. Devrim is a highly successful, award winning entrepreneur with a career spanning leadership role in technology, finance and energy. Educated in Paris, London and Yale, where he was a Fulbright scholar, Devrim has since held senior roles at A T Kearney where he led strategy development, Sapient where he established the European operations and as a partner at Lansdowne Corporate Finance. He is now CEO of UK energy tech company Upside...


This Week In Cleantech - Episode 8

This week David talks to Marek Kubik, Market Director at Fluence Energy. Marek leads Fluence’s UK and Ireland client solutions team and is responsible for overseeing Energy Storage sales and project proposals across UK&I, the Middle East and Africa. He has 9 years engineering and sustainability experience, including an instrumental role in the UK’s first commercial battery storage array in 2015 and more recently a record breaking UK 120MW energy storage portfolio transaction; the largest in...


This Week in Cleantech - Episode 7

This week David talks to Jeff Bishop, CEO of US based energy storage developer and start up Key Capture Energy. As CEO of Key Capture Energy, Jeff is responsible for overseeing mergers and acquisitions, capital allocation, financing, as well as ensuring all regulatory requirements are met. Jeff has spent his career working on utility-scale renewable energy projects and has a proven track record in the energy sector at the intersection of finance, commercial, political and regulatory. Prior...


This Week in Cleantech - Episode 6

Dan Caesar, is a Director of The Fully Charged Show, he is responsible for scaling up the Fully Charged YouTube channel and Live events. Dan has long been a passionate advocate for all things Cleantech. Dan has held senior Comms roles with cleantech organisations, including Ceres Power, and formerly organised renewable energy and cleantech roadshows and events. Dan is an avid and passionate EV Driver, and very much enjoying his 300 mile range Hyundai Kona.


This Week in Cleantech - Episode 5

This week David talks to Lukas Neckermann, smart mobility consultant, author and key note speaker. About our guest... Lukas Neckermann is Managing Director at Neckermann Strategic Advisors, a consultancy based in London with a focus on emerging new mobility trends and their strategic impact. He has 20 years of leadership experience in automotive, media, and financial services. He began his automotive career in BMW’s Central Marketing department in Munich, where he codeveloped the first...


This Week In CleanTech - Episode 4

About our guest Emma Pinchbeck is an Executive Director of RenewableUK. In that role she sets the overall strategy for the organisation's communications and policy teams. She is a passionate advocate for renewables in government and business, and regularly appears as an expert on the energy sector in the media. Before joining RenewableUK, Emma headed up Climate Change & Energy at the NGO WWF-UK, where she worked on issues like the international UN Paris Agreement on climate change, and a...


This Week In Cleantech - Episode 3

This week David talks to entrepreneur and founder Artur Sychov about his journey from realising his product vision, to choosing to walk away from the company he created. We all know life as a cleantech entrepreneur is not easy, bringing a product to market in a nascent sector especially so. Having the right investor/funder is also mission critical. Artur shares some his experiences, learnings and advice from this thrilling but ultimately frustrating experience. About our guest Artur is a...