Opening plenary

Opening plenary

10 May 2017, 09:00 - 10:30

Lomond Auditorium

Language:
English

Chair: Prof Sir Jim McDonald, Principal and Vice Chancellor, University of Strathclyde

  • Civic welcome on behalf of the City of Glasgow from Deacon Convener Keith Brown OBE. 
  • Introduction from Prof Sir Jim McDonald, Principal and Vice Chancellor, University of Strathclyde
  • Rt Hon Nicola Sturgeon MSP, The First Minister of Scotland
  • Keith Anderson, Chief Corporate Officer, ScottishPower and Chief Executive Officer, ScottishPower Renewables
  • George Gillespie, Acting Executive Director of Land and Environmental Services, Glasgow City Council
  • Prof Jim Watson, Director, UK Energy Research Centre (UKERC)
  • Julian Leslie, Head of Electricity Network Development, National Grid

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Contributors

  • Prof Sir Jim McDonald

    Chairperson

    Principal and Vice Chancellor

    University of Strathclyde

    Professor Sir Jim McDonald joined the University of Strathclyde in 1984 following seven years in the electric utility industry and was appointed to...

  • Keith Anderson

    Speaker

    Chief Corporate Officer, ScottishPower and Chief Executive Officer, ScottishPower Renewables

    Keith is Chief Corporate Officer for ScottishPower with responsibility for the Iberdrola Group's activities in the UK and in particular leading the...

  • Keith Brown OBE

    Speaker

    Deacon Convener

    Trades House of Glasgow

    Keith Brown OBE is Deacon Convener of the Trades House of Glasgow and  is Chairman of the Governance Committee which produced the current Rules and...

  • George Gillespie

    Speaker

    Acting Executive Director of Land and Environmental Services

    Glasgow City Council

    George Gillespie is Acting Executive Director of Glasgow City Council’s Land and Environmental Services with responsibility for roads, lighting,...

  • Julian Leslie

    Speaker

    Head of Electricity Network Development

    National Grid

    Julian has worked for National Grid for the past 24 years. Through this time he has performed many roles within National Grid, mainly in the System...

  • Rt Hon Nicola Sturgeon MSP

    Speaker

    The First Minister of Scotland

  • Prof Jim Watson

    Speaker

    Director

    UK Energy Research Centre

    Professor Jim Watson is Director of the UK Energy Research Centre and a Professor of Energy Policy at the University of Sussex. He was Director of...

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