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Futures 2019: The Role of Clean Growth, Innovation and Sustainability 

The Cambridge Cleantech conference is just a week away and we've almost run out of places. Here's your last chance to meet and network with renowned experts, business leaders and policy makers working to build sustainable solutions. Tickets are selling out quickly - book yours soon!

We also have some exciting news from our sponsors, Newmarket Jockey Club, who will be giving free racecourse tickets to all the attendees!  

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From our sponsors, Newmarket Jockey Club: 
Newmarket’s two magical racecourses, the Rowley Mile and the July Course, together form the greatest venue in the East of England. Hosting exhilarating world class flat racing, pulsating music nights, great value family days, award-winning restaurants and exceptional conferences. We are delighted to have teamed up with Cambridge Cleantech and will be offering a free raceday ticket for everyone that attends the conference.
Meet our Speakers:
Dr Beatrix Schlarb-Ridley FRSB
Beatrix is Director of Innovation and Impact at British Antarctic Survey (BAS). A biochemist by background, she co-founded the Cambridge Bioenergy Initiative, and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Biology. She built the first certified Passivhaus in Cambridge and has a passion for applying research and innovation to build a sustainable future.
Councillor Lewis Herbert, Leader of Cambridge City Council
Lewis has been Leader of Cambridge City Council since June 2014 and is also chair of the City Deal Board, responsible for supporting the growth agenda and leading on the transport challenges facing greater Cambridge. He was also Cambridgeshire County Council’s first Recycling Officer in 1990, increasing countywide recycling from nearly nil to 40%.

Karla Jakeman, Connected Transport Innovation Lead, Innovate UK

Karla is the Innovation Lead for Connected Transport, part of the Land Transport Team in the Manufacturing, Materials and Mobility Sector at Innovate UK. She is seeking solutions which use innovative technologies to leverage a smarter, greener and more sustainable future mobility systems for the efficient movement of people and goods around the world. 

Mark Harper, Group Sustainable Development Manager, John Swire and Sons

At John Swire, Mark is responsible for Group ESG disclosure as well as guiding the development of Group strategy on Waste Management, Water, Biodiversity and Climate Resilience. He has over 15 years’ experience in the field of Corporate Sustainability across both the Public and NGO sectors, in Europe, USA and Asia.

Dominic Vergine, Head of Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility, Arm Holdings

Dominic heads the Sustainability division at Arm, the world’s leading silicon chip designer, where he created Arm’s Sustainability programmes, including a UNICEF partnership and 2030 Vision project. He focuses on how technology can benefit emerging economies and address global challenges. 

Josephine (Jo) Reynolds, Social Commentator and advocate of Women’s Leadership

Hailed as the first female fire fighter in the UK, she is a powerful role model for changing culture and creating an equal future. Regularly interviewed by the media, including the BBC - Celebrating 100 years since women were given the vote in the UK and Channel 5 for International Women’s Day 2018. Jo will be speaking about the next steps for a cleantech strategy which must include more girls studying STEM subjects and taking to entrepreneurship. 

 John French, Executive Director, University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability

John is active in sustainable finance and investment, corporate governance, infrastructure projects, risk management and the green built environment. He has a track record in large capital projects with high beneficial impact on carbon reduction and sustainability and is leading a number of major new capital and development projects including the low carbon retrofit of the Institute’s new City Centre Building. 

See the full list of speakers
If you would like to see the full agenda, click here. We look forward to seeing you on the day!
A big thank you to all our sponsors:
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The Cambridge Cleantech Team
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