Digital and data science thought leadership, Friday 15 October

Laura Sandys will be chairing the plenary digitalisation sessions at the Energy Networks Innovation Conference and networking event.

In these key sessions we will be covering: 

  • Lessons from the Telco industry on digitisation and leadership transformation
  • Delivering the data-driven utility of the future
  • How are we addressing digitalisation challenges at the energy networks?

Speaker profile

Laura Sandys is a Senior Independent Director at SGN Network, the Energy Systems Catapult and Aquila Energy Efficiency Trust plc. She is Chair of the Northern Ireland Expert Panel on Energy Transition and Chairs the BEIS/Ofgem Energy Digitalisation Taskforce. She was a member of the Advisory Panel for the Government’s Cost of Energy Review, and is on the Council for Carbon Capture Utilisation and Storage.

She is founder of the Food Foundation, co-founder of POWERful Women and former Deputy Chair of the Food Standards Agency.

She was previously a Member of Parliament for South Thanet, and described by The Times as ‘one of the sanest of all MPs’ and as ‘lateral-minded, original and free-thinking’.

Why Attend The Summit?

The Summit is the only event of its kind, designed to bring together energy network innovators and decision makers from across the UK. You’ll hear from top speakers in the industry and be able to meet your peers as well as visit an exhibition hall packed with companies offering cutting edge solutions.