Rushlight Transport Briefing

Natural Capital and Circular Economy

Wednesday 10 March

Natural Capital

11.15 – 11.30      Natural Capital assessment – Marta Santamaria, Policy Director, Capitals Coalition

11.30 – 11.35     Live Q&A with Marta Santamaria, Policy Director, Capitals Coalition

Marta Santamaria – Capitals Coalition

Marta is responsible for innovation to foster the integration of people and nature’s values into decision making. Marta is leading the Coalition’s work on standardizing capital approaches, as well as boosting the transformation of the food, built environment, finance and forest sectors. She does this work through extensive engagement with business, finance and governments.

Marta has 20 years of experience promoting environmental economics and natural capital valuation, with special focus on the transformation of the energy sector. She has several advising positions and a large list of publications, with frequent public speaking interventions.

Circular Economy

11.35 – 11.50     Circular Economy – the Big Picture: Julie Hill, Chair, WRAP

11.50 – 12.05     Circular Economy – Progress and Sticking Points: Dr David Greenfield, European External Affairs Spokesperson, Circular Economy Club & MD, SOENECS

12.05 – 12.10     Elvis & Kresse: Kresse Wesling, Co-Founder

12.10 – 12.20     Whitecroft Lighting: Matt Paskin, Design Director

12.20 – 12.30     MUD Jeans: Bert van Son, Founder 

12.30 – 13.00     Live Panel session & Q&A with speakers from Resourceful session

Julie Hill, Chair, WRAP

Dr David Greenfield, European Ext Affairs Spokesperson, Circular Economy Club & MD, SOENECS

Kresse Wesling, Co-Founder, Elvis & Kresse

Matt Paskin, Design Director, Whitecroft Lighting

Bert van Son, Founder, MUD Jeans

 

Main speakers

Julie Hill – WRAP

Julie Hill has a background in environmental policy and politics. She has been Executive Director of Green Alliance (a leading UK NGO), Deputy Chair of the Agriculture and Environment Biotechnology Commission (which led the public debate on GM crops), a board member of the Eden Project and of the Environment Agency for England and Wales. She is presently Chair of the Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP), an Independent Board Member of the Consumer Council for Water, and the Vice Chair of the Institution of Environmental Sciences. She has written extensively on environmental issues, including a popular book, ‘The Secret Life of Stuff’.

Dr David Greenfield – Circular Economy Club

David has been working within the waste and resources industry in local government for over 20 years.  He is the non-executive Chair of the board of directors for ADBA, Chair of the ICE Resource Management Panel, Board Member of Freegle, Delivery Director for the Diocese of Chichester Energy Stewardship Programme and advisor and past chair to the National Waste Network Coordinators (WNC). David is currently managing the Dept for Transport Funded research project “Pothole Spotter” and supporting churches to be energy efficient.

 

 

Below is the agenda and content from the 2020 Show Resourceful Conference:

 


 

                             

 

Resourceful Conference 

 

Held in association with LCRN and the Circular Economy Club, this conference focuses on all aspects of resource flows, sharing and reuse, including the key participants in the circular economy sector and the development of the necessary resource efficiency infrastructure to expand the volumes and take-up by society.  This conference is designed to be of real value to resource and sustainability managers within industry, commerce, the public sector and the community.

Chair:     Julie Hill, Chair, WRAP

10.15 Keynote: State of the UK Circular Economy Nation – Julie Hill, Chair, WRAP.  Presentation is RUSHLIGHT SHOW 2020 RESOURCEFUL 1 WRAP PART 1 and RUSHLIGHT SHOW 2020 RESOURCEFUL 1 WRAP PART 2

10.30 Keynote: David Warren, Head of Circular Economy Economic Policy, Welsh Government.  Presentation is RUSHLIGHT SHOW 2020 RESOURCEFUL 1 WELSH GOVT

10.45 Audience Q&A

11.15 BREAK

11.35  Keynote: Circularity at HP:  Mark Dempsey, UK Sustainability Manager & Global WEEE Programme Manager, HP

11.55 Company presentations:

Rype Office, Greg Lavery.  Presentation is RUSHLIGHT SHOW 2020 RESOURCEFUL 2 RYPE OFFICE

Siemens, Ian Wilkinson.  Presentation is RUSHLIGHT SHOW 2020 RESOURCEFUL 2 SIEMENS

Aceleron, Kunmi Williams.  Presentation is RUSHLIGHT SHOW 2020 RESOURCEFUL 2 ACELERON

Aurelius Environmental, Athan Fox.  Presentation is RUSHLIGHT SHOW 2020 RESOURCEFUL 2 AURELIUS ENV

Airex, Agnes Czako.  Presentation is RUSHLIGHT SHOW 2020 RESOURCEFUL 2 AIREX

ALDStone, Susana Nuria Guerrero Lopez

Panel:

Emma Burlow, Head of Circular Economy, Resource Futures (Chair)

Natalia Agathou, Business Advice Manager Circular Economy, LWARB

Victoria Lawson, Lead on waste and resources at LEDNet and Executive Director of Environment, Culture and Customer Services, London Borough of Hounslow

David Fitzsimons, Managing Director, Oakdene Hollins

Jessica Stewart, Project Manager, Systemiq

Mercedes Bankston, CEO, Founders Institute

 

13.00 LUNCH & EXHIBITION

Chair:  Dr David Greenfield, London Organiser, Circular Economy Club

14.15  Keynote: Dr David Greenfield, London Organiser, Circular Economy Club

14.30  Keynote: UK Circular Plastics – Paul Davidson, Challenge Director for Smart Sustainable Plastic Packaging, UKRI.  Presentation is RUSHLIGHT SHOW 2020 RESOURCEFUL 3 UKRI

14.45 Circularity in Chemicals – Tony Breton, Market Specialist, Novamont

15.05 Quality and longevity of consumer products – Tara Button, Founder, Buy Me Once

Panel Q&A:

Paul Davidson, Challenge Director for Smart Sustainable Plastic Packaging, UKRI

Tara Button, Founder, Buy Me Once

15.35 BREAK

15.50 Steve Garbutt, Technical Manager, ReNew ELP.  Presentation is RUSHLIGHT SHOW 2020 RESOURCEFUL 4 RENEW ELP

16.05 Fergal Harrington-Beatty, Technical Sales Manager, AMTE Power

16.20 Anthony Weil, Environment Services Manager, Pickfords.  Presentation is RUSHLIGHT SHOW 2020 RESOURCEFUL 4 PICKFORDS

16.35 Marie Cudennec, CEO and Co-Founder, Goldfinger Factory.  Presentation is RUSHLIGHT SHOW 2020 RESOURCEFUL 4 GOLDFINGER FACTORY

Panel Q&A:

Steve Garbutt, Technical Manager, ReNew ELP

Fergal Harrington-Beatty, Technical Sales Manager, AMTE Power

Anthony Weil, Environment Services Manager, Pickfords

Marie Cudennec, CEO and Co-Founder, Goldfinger Factory

17.15  Close