Agenda

Here's what's scheduled for the event. All times are in BST.

8:30 AM
Registration and networking
 
9:00 AM
Conference Introduction

Maurice Button, Chief Executive, City & Financial Global

9:05 AM
Chair’s opening remarks

Andrew Elmes, Head of Business Development (Net Zero) - UK&I, Siemens Energy

9:10 AM
Keynote Address I - The UK government’s Offshore Wind and Net Zero investment strategy
 
9:30 AM
Keynote Address II
 
9:50 AM
Keynote Address III - Energising the Future: Exploring the UK's Offshore Wind Energy Market
 
10:10 AM
Fireside chat I - Navigating the Winds of Change: a CEO's Perspective on the Offshore Wind Energy Market

Host

Julia Prescot, Deputy Chair, National Infrastructure Commission and Co-Founder, Meridiam

10:40 AM
Panel I - Making projects investable – understanding investors’ requirements

Moderator

Alexandre Franceschini, SVP, Strategic Transactions, Corio Generation

Panel

Emma Voss, Vice President, Commercial and New Markets Offshore Wind, Statkraft UK Ltd

Alberto Abascal, Managing Director and Head of Offshore Wind, NatWest Group

Joanna Mobed, Co-Head, Global Origination, UK Export Finance

11:25 AM
Morning coffee and networking
 
11:45 AM
Panel II - Powering the Future: Investments and Innovations in European Offshore Wind Energy Sector

Moderator

Mark Richardson, Head of Offshore Wind, Scottish Renewables

Panel

Andy Riley, Head of Offshore Wind Development, Crown Estate Scotland

Georgios Kalpias CFA, VP, Global Banking and Markets, HSBC

Yurie Kawada, Senior Financial Advisor, Green Giraffe Advisory

12:30 PM
Fireside chat II - Economic Outlook for Offshore Wind and the Impact of Fiscal Dynamics on Growth

Host

Parita Gupta, Senior Commercial Manager, Ørsted

In conversation with

Mark Williams, Senior Analyst, Energy UK 

1:00 PM
Lunch and networking
 
2:00 PM
Panel III - Unlocking Strategies to Achieve Supply Chain and Infrastructural Scalability to Meet Global Demand

Moderator

Dr Anne Velenturf, Senior Research Fellow in Circular Economy, University of Leeds

Panel

Miriam McColgan, Commercial Manager, Cierco Energy

Michael Tholen, Sustainability and Policy Director, Offshore Energies UK

Adam Berman, Deputy Director, Energy UK

Commodore (Rtd) Steven Jermy, CEO, Celtic Sea Power

2:45 PM
Presentation I - Optimising Permitting and Licensing Frameworks to Seamlessly Expand Offshore Wind in the UK and European Union

Adam Ezzamel, Head of Offshore Development E&W, RWE

3:05 PM
Presentation II - “It’s all about the blade”: innovation in the wind industry that that will power our country’s future

Andrew Elmes, Head of Business Development (Net Zero) - UK&I, Siemens Energy

3:25 PM
Afternoon tea and networking
 
3:45 PM
Fireside chat III - Upgrading national electricity grids to accelerate grid connections for the next generation of wind projects

Moderator

Harvey Chandler, Head of Policy & Public Affairs, GIIA

Adam Ezzamel, Head of Offshore Development E&W, RWE

4:15 PM
Fireside chat IV - Beyond Europe: Identifying New Growth Markets for Offshore Wind Development

Susanna Isola, Offshore Wind Investment and Trade Lead, Department for Business and Trade

4:45 PM
Chair’s Closing Remarks & Close of Proceedings

Andrew Elmes, Head of Business Development (Net Zero) - UK&I, Siemens Energy