Smart and Sustainable Cities

Smart and Sustainable Cities

15 May 2019, 16:00 - 17:30

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Chair: James Court, Policy & External Affairs Director, Renewable Energy Association (REA)

Scene Setter: Councillor Anna Richardson, City Convener for Sustainability and Carbon Reduction, Glasgow City Council 

Energy meets property: The city energy exchange 
Hugo Chandler, Director, New Resource Partners 

Smart cities
Scott Mathieson, Network Planning and Regulation Director, SP Energy Networks

Bringing together environmental and digital agendas to create smart cities fit for the 21st century
Emma Davidson, Business Consultant, SSE Enterprise

Digital solutions for smart and sustainable cities
James Locyker, Azure IoT Partner Lead – EMEA, Microsoft 

Q&A and panel discussion

Programme subject to change 


  • James Court


    Policy and External Affairs Director


    James has worked in energy policy and communications for over a decade, starting as a researcher in Parliament before working as an energy consultant...

  • Anna Richardson


    City Convener for Sustainability and Carbon Reduction

    Glasgow City Council

    Councillor Anna Richardson graduated with an MA (Hons) in Geography in 2001 from the University of Glasgow and an MSc in Human Resource Management in...

  • Hugo Chandler



    New Resource Partners

    Hugo founded New Resource Partners in 2012 to support investors in Smart Energy Infrastructure. Aside from its due diligence and strategy work, NRP...

  • Emma Davidson


    Business Consultant

    SSE Enterprise

    Emma’s career began at a Strategy Consultancy, called White Space. At White Space, Emma ran projects across a wide variety of sectors: from...

  • Scott Mathieson


    Network Planning & Regulation Director

    SP Energy Networks

    Scott joined ScottishPower after graduating from the University of Glasgow with a degree in economics. In a career spanning over 20 years with the...

  • James Lockyer


    Azure IoT Partner Lead - EMEA


    James is responsible for working with partners to build repeatable IoT solutions with a specific focus on Smart Cities / Buildings and Energy. James...