Speakers

Andrew Smith

Andrew is the Former Head of the £103m Renewable Energy Investment Fund by Scottish Investment Bank – investing debt and equity in a range of marine, low carbon and community owned renewable energy projects – and former Head of Investment for DP Energy – a renewable energy and sustainable development specialist operating in sites across the world – and is now running his own consultancy – Deja Blue Consulting – helping shape projects & businesses and raising finance for them and their projects and an Associate of Greenbackers Investment Capital specialising in raising ­finance for low-carbon, cleantech and climate change businesses. He was one of the Expert Group advising on the E.U.’s new Innovation Fund and has been closely involved in the emergence of the Blue Economy work of the Commission.