Noah is Head of Partnerships at Vattenfall Heat UK. He set up the Partnership function to work to unlock heat networks at scale, establishing a market leading collaboration with Viridor to co-develop heat network projects using waste heat from their portfolio of sites across the UK.
Noah is passionate about being part of the change to deliver the transition to a low carbon economy. He has spent more than 10 years in the low carbon energy infrastructure field, working in a range of contexts from engineering consultancy, business development and policy development in the UK to a renewable energy startup in Uganda. Noah brings a multidisciplinary approach founded on his experience working in various roles and organisations across the energy landscape.
George Robinson, Head of Investment and Commercial, Heat Networks
UK Govt Department BEIS
George co-leads the Heat Network Delivery Unit (HNDU) in BEIS and is responsible for the Green Heat Network Fund (GHNF) scheme design. He has a background in project finance with a focus on decentralised energy. His key role is working with Local Authorities to help develop credible heat network opportunities in England and Wales.
Bevan Brittan; session chair
I am a commercial lawyer specialising in the energy, waste, resource management and climate change sectors in the UK and internationally. My focus is on the commercial contracts for complex services arrangements and infrastructure projects using project finance and PFI/PPP models. In addition to the contracts for funding, construction, EPC, construction, fuel supply and O&M arrangements, I advise on EU procurement, dispute management, planning and environmental issues.