Greencoat Capital Managing Partner Richard Nourse, Joan MacNaughton, Executive Chair of the World Energy Trilemma for the World Energy Council, and Cheniere Energy Director James Ball are among a raft of new names set to speak at The Spectator Energy Conference, sponsored by Liberum, and taking place in the City of London on December 1.
Political leaders, investors, analysts and advisors involved in energy policy and business will meet to explore how to fix Britain’s energy market and understand what is happening to the geopolitics of energy. Those wishing to attend can go here to book >
The day will be chaired by BBC presenter and Spectator Chairman Andrew Neil and other confirmed speakers include Shadow Energy Minister Tom Greatrex, National Grid’s Director of UK Regulation Mark Ripley, Lord Hutton, the chairman of the Nuclear Industry Association, Peter Lilley MP, Oxford Institute of Energy Studies’ Chris Le Fevre and Liberum Utilities Analyst Peter Atherton (pictured below).
Other speakers include Tom Howes, Deputy Head of Unit, Energy Policy and Monitoring, European Commission, Rt Hon David Lidington MP, Minister for Europe, Rhian Kelly, Director for Business Environment, CBI, David Clark, Chair, Russia Foundation and Stephen Tindale, Associate Fellow, Centre for European Reform.
The afternoon session sets the scene for the domestic energy debate in the UK ahead of the May 2015 general election and it will cover just how broken the energy market is here, what market reform would produce the best energy mix, supply options such as shale gas and nuclear power and the promise new technologies hold.
The morning session is devoted to the geopolitics of energy and will discuss European energy policy, supply flow threats and the US energy revolution.
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