NPL Social Entrepreneur of the Year Jane Burston keynotes at Smart Grids Conference
At the Smart Grids Conference in Cambridge on 5 June, Jane Burston (2011 Management Today's ‘35 high-flying women under 35’ list and Square Mile magazine’s ‘Social Entrepreneur of the Year'; World Economic Forum Young Global Leader) will talk about the NPL's approach to measurement and how this facilitates carbon reduction in grids and power sectors.
Talk Title: If you measure, you can manage
This talk will cover the NPL's approach to measurement and how this facilitates carbon reduction in grids and power sectors.
Speaker Biography - Jane Burston
Jane is Head of the Centre for Carbon Measurement based at the UK’s National Physical Laboratory (NPL). The Centre helps develop, test and verify the performance of low carbon technologies including smart grids and renewable technologies, and is the Verification Body in the UK for the Energy stream of the European Commission Environmental Technologies Verification Scheme (ETV).
Previously Jane was Founder and CEO of Carbon Retirement, a social enterprise reforming emissions trading and carbon offsetting. In 2011 she was named in Management Today’s ‘35 high-flying women under 35’ list and as Square Mile magazine’s ‘Social Entrepreneur of the Year’.
Jane has recently been selected as a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader, alongside numerous Professors, Ministers and business leaders from around the world.
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