Energy events

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We think there's no substitute for meeting in person, so we hold and attend several key energy events throughout the year. Find out more and request invitations below, or view our past events.

The Future of Utilities

March 25 2014, London

Richard Postance, leading partner in EY’s Power & Utilities performance improvement practice, chaired the 19th annual Future of Utilities conference on 25 March 2014.

With over 300 energy leaders and more than 60 speakers attending, including Rt Hon Michael Fallon, Minister of State for Business and Energy, no other event gives such a senior and thorough analysis of Britain’s energy, water and gas industry.

Highlights included the morning CEO Forum that considered future challenges facing the industry, including:

  • Is policy creating a healthy enough investment climate for British utilities?
  • What barriers must be overcome to develop an infrastructure for the 21st century?
  • How can utilities recapture public trust at a time of rising living costs?
  • What impact will water competition have on the utilities market?

Chris Lewis, EY Advisory Services Partner, joinied the CEO Forum and debated ‘Assessing future challenges to growth in Power investment’.

The day also brought compelling streams including ‘Keeping the UK’s lights on’, chaired by Richard Postance, and ‘What will the UK’s energy mix look like in 10 years time?’ chaired by EY partner, Ben Warren,  Head of Environmental Finance.

For more information, please contact Michael Simpson.

EY and Energy UK’s Young Energy Professionals Forum

April, London

We're proud to continue to lead the debate around talent in the energy industry by partnering with Energy UK on this new initiative. The forums bring together young professionals from across the energy landscape and offer a valuable platform to discuss key issues and opportunities facing the industry, help career development, and provide the opportunity to engage with more senior energy leaders.

Our next event is planned for April, and will consider future generation innovation and the opportunities and challenges different technologies present.

For more information, please contact Michael Simpson.

The Fuellers Conversation

9 April 2014, Leeds

The Worshipful Company of Fuellers is one of the 108 Livery Companies in the City of London. Formed under its current name in 1981, its roots date back to the Woodmongers and Coal Sellers. A modern, technically-oriented City Livery company, it now represents the energy sector in all its aspects.

We are pleased to be hosting the next Fuellers Conversation Evening at our Leeds office. Past conversations have allowed us to enjoy keynotes from Volker Beckers, former CEO RWE nPower, Steve Burgin, Alstom UK, and Energy UK CEO Angela Knight.

To find out more, contact Michael Simpson.

NED Natural Resources Forum

1 May 2014, London

Our forum, supported by executive search company Heidrick & Struggles, is for Non-Executive Directors working with natural resources across the world. We bring together a range of attendees and speakers to help share industry insights and information.

To find out more, contact Jill Simpson.