Opening Plenary Session

Opening Plenary Session

15 May 2019, 09:00 - 10:30

Lomond Auditorium

Chair and Speaker: Keith Anderson, CEO, ScottishPower please click here to read a copy of Keith Anderson's speech

  • Lord Provost Eva Bolander, The Lord Provost of the City of Glasgow
  • Rt Hon Nicola Sturgeon MSP, First Minister of Scotland - please click here to read a copy of Rt Hon Nicola Sturgeon's speech
  • Chris Stark, CEO, Committee on Climate Change
  • Councillor Susan Aitken, Leader of Glasgow City Council 
  • Beyond climate change mitigation: the role of low carbon initiatives in growing jobs and the economy - Professor Karen Turner, Director, Centre for Energy Policy, University of Strathclyde and Just Transition Commissioner

Programme is subject to change


  • Keith Anderson




    Keith is Chief Executive Officer for ScottishPower and he also sits on the ScottishPower Board, where he was appointed in February 2012. Keith has...

  • Lord Provost Eva Bolander


    The Lord Provost of the City of Glasgow

    Councillor Eva Bolander has been a councillor with Glasgow City Council since 2015 and become Lord Provost on 18 May 2017.  She has studied Arts and...

  • Rt Hon Nicola Sturgeon MSP


    First Minister of Scotland

  • Chris Stark


    Chief Executive

    UK Committee on Climate Change

    Chris Stark is the Chief Executive of the UK Committee on Climate Change, the public body tasked by the Climate Change Act to be the independent...

  • Councillor Susan Aitken



    Glasgow City Council

    Councillor Susan Aitken became Leader of Glasgow City Council when the SNP became the largest party on the Council and formed a minority...

  • Karen Turner



    Centre for Energy Policy, University of Strathclyde

    Professor Karen is Director of the Centre for Energy Policy (CEP) at the University of Strathclyde and Just Transition Commissioner. Her main...