As delegates from across the UK and Europe gather for the East of England’s largest-ever energy conference at the Norfolk Showground today, we asked industry leaders how they saw the sector progressing in the year ahead.
Some of the biggest names in energy have been lined up to predict the future of the industry in the Southern North Sea off Norfolk and Suffolk, with organisers promising an “upbeat” tone to discussions.
The director of one of East Anglia’s major ports has urged the region’s energy sector to grasp “the opportunity of a lifetime” and capitalise on offshore wind developments that could secure jobs for this generation and the next.
Dr Belinda Clarke wants to be a “catalyst” to turn science and technology innovations into useful tools for the food and farming industries. She told CHRIS HILL how this drove her leadership of Agri-Tech East, winner of an EDP Business Award.
Simon Innes had more than 15 years of retail management experience when he joined CVS Group in 2004 and has since steered the company to national success and an EDP Business Award. He told BETHANY WHYMARK about the company’s growing dominance in the animal care sector.