Business Energy Efficiency Seminar Theatre

Business Energy Efficiency Seminar Theatre

11 May 2017, 10:30 - 15:30

Show Floor


10:30 | Interest-free Salix funding for public sector energy efficiency
Sam Illsley, Scotland Programme Manager, Salix Finance 

10:45 | Countdown to MEES 1
Donald Caskie, Director, Real Estate Finance, Royal Bank of Scotland

11:00 | Countdown to MEES 2
Simon West, Co-Founder & Director of Business Development, Arbnco

11:15 | BREAK

11:30 | Decentralised waste to energy
Yorik Tisseau, Bouygues Energies & Service Contracting UK

11:45 | Business insider stories - cutting energy consumption and costs
Scottish SMEs give you the inside scoop on how they improved their energy efficiency and saved money with free support from Resource Efficient Scotland, a programme from Zero Waste Scotland.

  • Anna Graham, Sector Manager - Resource Efficiency Team, Zero Waste Scotland
  • Our business and the environment - Philip Brady, Director, PR Print
  • Out with the old, in with the new - Graham Souter, Facilities & Development Manager, Manorview Group
  • Jane Bond, Advice and Engagement – Business Support, Scottish Environment Protection Agency

12:30 | Barts Health NHS: Energy improvements through virtual benchmarking 

Darragh Gleeson, Senior Project Consultant, IES

12:45 | Centre for Energy Policy: How policy shapes markets in energy goods and services
Chair: Prof Karen Turner, Director of the Centre for Energy Policy, University of Strathclyde

  • The significant impact of policy on energy efficiency investment in France - Ian Cochran, I4CE, Paris & Visiting Scholar, Centre for Energy Policy, University of Strathclyde
  • Three points where Scotland's energy efficiency policy could make a difference - Christian Calvillo, CXC Fellow, Centre for Energy Policy, University of Strathclyde
  • £20 million impulse for energy efficiency in Scotland, what's the impact - Antonios Katris, Research Associate, Centre for Energy Policy, University of Strathclyde
  • Closing presentation - Prof Karen Turner, Director of the Centre for Energy Policy, University of Strathclyde & Gioele Figus. Research Assistant, Centre for Energy Policy, University of Strathclyde 

13:30 | Energy saving agreements: in the corporate build environment

Stuart Campbell, Energy Director, Savills

13:45 | The challenges of energy performance contracting 
Mark Hobbins, Energy Project Manager, Robertson Energy Services

14:00 | Demand side
Dr Alex Mardapittas, Managing Director, Powerstar

14:15 | Boosting the energy efficiency of buildings
Danny Lykke Staerk, Product Manager – Heat/Cooling Solutions, Kamstrup

14:30 | Innovative ORC solutions for efficient and profitable waste heat recovery
Stefano Consolandi, Sales Director EMEA, Exergy

14:45 | Compressed air systems: Are you blowing your profits?
Hugo Gallagher, Managing Director/Lecturer, Logis-Tech Associates

15:00 | CLOSE


Programme subject to change


  • Jane Bond


    Advice and Engagement – Business Support

    Scottish Environment Protection Agency

  • Philip Brady



    PR Print

    Philip has been running the family business with his brother for the past 25 years. He is keen to always look at long term investments and see where...

  • Christian Calvillo


    CXC Fellow

    Centre for Energy Policy

  • Stuart Campbell


    Energy Director


    Stuart leads on Energy Optimisation at Savills, helping clients understand their energy use, take steps to control and reduce it, and purchase their...

  • Donald Caskie


    Director, Real Estate Finance

    Royal Bank of Scotland

    Donald Caskie is a career Banker based in Edinburgh and covering Scotland. He is a Member of the Bank’s Investment and Development Analysis Team. His...

  • Ian Cochran


    I4CE, Paris & Visiting Scholar, Centre for Energy Policy

  • Stefano Consolandi


    Sales Director EMEA


    Stefano Consolandi graduated from Politecnico di Milano with a degree in Chemical Engineering and then gained a first level master degree in...

  • Gioele Figus


    Research Assistant, Centre for Energy Policy

    University of Strathclyde

    Gioele Figus is a researcher in economics and Scottish Government Climate Exchange fellow. He works jointly between the Fraser of Allander Institute...

  • Hugo Gallagher


    Managing Director/Lecturer

    Logis-Tech Associates

  • Darragh Gleeson


    Senior Project Consultant


    Darragh’s professional career has involved building performance analysis, utilising both building simulation tools and real building data. Darragh’s...

  • Anna Graham


    Sector Manager – Resource Efficiency Team

    Zero Waste Scotland

    Anna Graham works for Zero Waste Scotland as a Sector Manager with the Resource Efficiency Team. Over the last twelve years Anna has been involved in...

  • Mark Hobbins


    Energy Project Manager

    Robertson Energy Services

    Mark provides a professional input for a wide variety of Energy and Environmental Engineering projects, primarily Low Energy Building/Industrial...

  • Sam Illsley


    Scotland Programme Manager

    Salix Finance

    Over the past 7 years at Salix Sam has led various teams, including the management of Recycling Fund clients across the UK and the delivery of a £43m...

  • Antonios Katris


    Research Associate

    Centre for Energy Policy

  • Dr Alex Mardapittas


    Managing Director


    As an experienced Chartered Engineer, with a research doctorate, Alex possesses extensive knowledge of software programming and innovative...

  • Graham Souter


    Facilities & Development Manager

    Manorview Group

    An electrician to trade for 20 years Graham’s background includes energy efficiency and renewables. Graham is currently employed with Scotland’s...

  • Danny Lykke Staerk


    Commercial Product Manager – Heat/Cooling Solutions


    Danny has worked with controls in different heating, cooling, water applications for the past 10 years. At Kamstrup, he is responsible for smart...

  • Yorik Tisseau


    Bouygues Energies & Services Contracting UK

  • Prof Karen Turner


    Director, Centre for Energy Policy

    University of Strathclyde

    Karen is Director of the Centre for Energy Policy at the University of Strathclyde International Public Policy Institute. She has previously held...

  • Simon West


    Co-Founder & Director of Business Development


    Simon co-founded Arbnco (previously CO2 Estates) in 2009, prior to that he founded CEA Link, a web portal for energy compliance that was acquired by...

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