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CEng Hon FRIAS, Principle, Gaia Group Ltd

Martin Valenti

Head of Climate Enterprise, Scottish Enterprise

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Louise Simpson

Project Manager, Stagecoach Bus

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Owner, Strategic Development Director, JLM

Claire Haigh

Chief Executive, Greener Journeys

Beate Kubitz

Future mobility researcher and writer

Diane Gilpin

Founder and CEO, Smart Green Shipping

Gayathri Narayanan

Client Executive, IBM

Steve Cassidy

Co-founder and Director, Fuse Mobility

Gemma Milne

Science & Technology writer

George Lowder

MBE, Chief Executive, Transport for Edinburgh

Michele Stanley

Associate Director for Science and Innovation, Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS)

Allan Cannon

CEO and Co-founder, R3IoT

Dr Poonam Malik

Dr Poonam Malik, Board Member: Scottish Enterprise & SDS; Boards Consultant/ Mentor; Social Entrepreneur & Investor

William Clark

Bioeconomy Policy Analyst, Zero Waste Scotland

Peter Rowe

CEO, Deep Branch Biotechnology

Andrew Bauer

Head of National Programmes, SAC Consulting

Anna Turrell

Head of Environment, Tesco

Geoff Simm

Director Global Academy Agriculture and Food Security, Assistant Principal, University of Edinburgh

David Gregory

Chairman, Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC)

Adam Hughes

Senior Lecturer in Sustainable Aquaculture, Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS)

Rebecca Lunn

MBE, Professor of Engineering Geosciences, Head of Civil Engineering Department, University of Strathclyde

Scott Simpson

CEO, IndiNature

Martin Kingsley

Argent Energy

Ian Archer

Technical Director, IBioIC

Marian McNeil

CEO, Precision Medicine Scotland Innovation Centre

Nilofer Christensen

Chief Operating Officer, Chargetrip

Clive Badman

Executive Director, University of Strathclyde

Shelley Mackay

National Fleet Manager, NHS National Services Scotland

julie fitzpatrick

Scientific Director, Moredun Institute

Caitlin Hamlett

Sustainability Manager, NHS National Services Scotland

Steven Flockhart

Director of Cloud Engineering & Digital Operations, NHS National Services Scotland

Kathryn Dapre NHS SCOTLAND

Head of Energy & Sustainability, NHS National Services Scotland

John Jeans

CBE, Chair, Digital Health Innovation Centre

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CEO & Founder, sHYp

Wendy Rayner

Sustainability Manager, NHS National Services Scotland

Cameron Gordon

Business Development Executive, The Data Lab

Jacqueline Redmond

Executive Director, Power Networks Demonstration centre (PNDC)

Anne Anderson

Sustainability Director, Scottish Salmon Producers’ Organisation (SSPO)

Darren Martin

Chief Technical Officer, Wood

Louise Rogers

Centre for Offsite Construction & Innovative Structures (COCIS)

Emma Marriott

Emma Marriot Consulting

Douglas Morrison

Director of Operations and Future Skills, CSIC

Chris Morgan

Director, John Gilbert Architects Ltd

Emma Church

Innovation Manager, CSIC

Matt Stevenson

Head of Offsite Manufacture, SNRG

Terry A'Hearn

CEO, Scottish Environmental Protection Agency

Marie Macklin CBE

Founder & Executive Chair, HALO Urban Regeneration Co

Ian Marchant

CEO, Dunelm Energy, Former CEO of SSE and Chairman of Scotland’s 2020 Climate Group

Peter Lacy

Chief Responsibility Officer and Global Sustainability Services Lead, Accenture

Kersti Berge

Director of Energy and Climate Change, Scottish Government

Gillian Docherty OBE

OBE, CEO, The Data Lab

Stephen Boyle

Strategic Programme Manager, Zero Waste Scotland

Stephen Good


Lucy Black

Director of Innovation & Engagement, CSIC

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Scotland's Countdown to COP26

Scotland's Innovation Centres

The Innovation Centre programme was launched in Scotland in 2012 by Scottish Funding Council.

Driving innovation in the built environment

Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) is tasked with driving transformational change in the built environment to deliver economic benefit for Scotland.

Digital Health & Care Innovation Centre

Transforming great ideas into real solutions

Biotechnology Innovation Centre (IBioIC)

(IBioIC) is a networking and support organisation that connects industry, academia and government to bring biotechnology processes and products to the global market.

Precision Medicine Scotland Innovation Centre (PMS-IC)

The right drug for the right patient at the right time

Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC)

Our purpose is to transform Scottish aquaculture by unlocking sustainable growth through innovation excellence.

The Data Lab

The Data Lab is Scotland’s innovation centre for data and AI.

Scottish Enterprise

Scotland’s national economic development agency

Highlands and Islands Enterprise

Integrating economic and community development

South of Scotland Enterprise

The Economic Development Agency for Dumfries and Galloway and the Scottish Borders.

The Scottish Funding Council

Our purpose is to create and sustain a world-leading system of tertiary education

Scottish Government

Committed to ending Scotland’s contribution to climate change by 2045.