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Network Harvest 2017 – Confirmed Speakers

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Ros Kerslake OBE, Chief Executive, Heritage Lottery Fund   Ros Kerslake joined the Heritage Lottery Fund as Chief Executive in July 2016, from The Prince’s Regeneration Trust where she was also CEO.   Ros trained as a solicitor and started her career in legal roles before taking on wider leadership positions in the private sector, including for Gulf Oil and Booker Group. As Property Director of Railtrack, she developed an interest in the issues around place and urban regeneration which have characterised her roles since. Ros went on to lead RegenCo – an urban regeneration company in the West Midlands – where she was the first CEO.   Among her achievements at The Prince’s Regeneration Trust, Ros led the team that saved one of the last working Victorian potteries in the UK, Middleport Pottery, bringing new life and business to the restored site.   Ros is a non-executive director of U and I group, a regeneration based property developer, and a member of the Community, Voluntary & Local Services Honours Advisory Committee. Ros was awarded an OBE in the 2015 New Year’s Honours list for services to British heritage.   Sir Ed Davey, Chair, Fit for the Future Network The Rt Hon Sir Ed Davey was the Liberal Democrat Kingston and Surbiton MP between 1997 and 2015, and served in the UK Coalition Government, first as Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Employment Relations, Consumer and Postal Affairs, and then in the Cabinet, as the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change (2012-2015). He was knighted in the New Year’s Honours of 2016 for his work in politics and on energy and climate change. As Energy and Climate Change Secretary, Ed led the UK’s low carbon transition, reforming electricity markets, trebling renewable power, brokering a deal for the EU 2030 climate targets ahead of the recent UN Climate Summit in Paris and launching policies to boost competition in UK energy markets. From 2012 to 2015, Ed served on the EU Councils for Energy and Environment. In 2013, Ed established the Green Growth Group of EU Council Ministers from Member States backing action on climate change, which has been credited as central to the negotiations on the 2030 energy and climate change...

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Fit for the Future Events Programme 2017

Fit for the Future Events Programme 2017

By on Jan 6, 2017 in News, Uncategorized | 0 comments

All Network members and colleagues within their organization are invited to the many events we hold throughout the year, which are free for members to attend. You can now download our events programme for January-July 2017, or visit our Events page for the latest information.   Some of our upcoming events include: Regional Networking Afternoons at hubs across the UK Site visits to new and innovative renewable energy projects Workshops on topics such as lighting and climate change adaptation Full day conferences Regular working group meetings Online webinars Please ensure you register your attendance in advance through the relevant Eventbrite page where applicable, and that you are aware of the cancellation policy as stated for each event. We look forward to seeing you...

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