Keith Riley, Session chair
Keith Riley
Former Chairman and Acting CEO Powerhouse Energy Group Plc; session chair
Session chair

Keith Riley has had successful careers in both the power industry and in waste management. He is a Chartered Engineer and a Fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers. Keith was formerly Visiting Professor within Engineering and Physical Sciences at the University of Southampton. Keith is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Vismundi Limited, a consultancy company providing services to the resources and waste management industry. Prior to that, between 1993 and 2012 he was a board member of Veolia Environmental Services plc, where he held various senior roles including Managing Director for Group Technical Services and played a major role in developing resource recovery and Circular Economy thinking in the UK. Over the course of his career Keith has worked with a number of specialist waste and resource management companies and most recently has been Non-Executive Director of Waste2tricity Limited, which was subsequently acquired by Powerhouse Energy Group Plc, where he is now non-executive director. He continues to be a Partner of BH Energy Gap LLP on behalf of Vismundi, which develops projects in the renewables sector and raises the finance to implement them, and is also a director of Hydrogen Utopia International Plc, a company furthering the development of the hydrogen economy. ​