Neil Ferguson (Energy Systems Lead, Scottish Enterprise)
Neil is engaged in the development and implementation of SE’s strategic approach to the Energy Systems and Hydrogen/Fuel Cells sub-sectors. He has worked in the SE Energy team for the last 9 years, previously covering areas such as marine energy, low carbon heating and bioenergy.
Ronan Bolton (Lecturer in Science, Technology & Innovation Studies, University of Edinburgh)
Ronan is a Lecturer in Science, Technology and Innovation Studies at the University of Edinburgh. He is an interdisciplinary energy researcher with a background in mechanical engineering and environmental social science. His work examines the interconnected policy, market and regulatory challenges of transforming carbon based energy systems and enabling the development of lower carbon energy infrastructure.
John Bingham (Director, Energy Technology Centre)
John is a director of Energy Technology Centre in East Kilbride, an engineering development company working on energy systems, particularly wind, marine and thermal applications. John previously worked at the National Engineering Laboratory, where he managed various divisions including IC Engines, Thermal Systems and Low Carbon Technologies.
Natasha Maderia (Business Development Manager - Energy Systems, Energy Technology Partnership)
Prior to being an ETP Business Development Manager, Natasha worked as ETP’s International Collaboration Manager for the European North Sea Energy Alliance initiative. This role supported development of European networks and projects relating to Energy Systems Integration. Natasha worked as a Business Development Executive for Heriot-Watt University’s School of the Built Environment, before moving to ETP.
Scott Bryant (Sector Manager - Energy Infrastructure, Zero Waste Scotland)
Scott's role is to facilitate and enable change within the Scottish energy sector to go beyond the linear, single use of assets. He applies his mechanical engineering background to focus on enabling and increasing the reuse, remanufacturing and repurposing of energy assets at end-of-life, as part of a Scottish shift towards a low-carbon, sustainable, circular economy.