CEO, Arrival Automotive

Michael AblesonCEO, Arrival AutomotiveAbout Mike Ableson is Arrival Automotive’s Chief Executive Officer, joining in October 2019 to support Arrival in its mission to revolutionize the auto industry. Mike leads Arrival Automotive in both North America and Europe, and holds a leadership role within Arrival R&D. During his tenure, Arrival has expanded to the US and…

Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs, Sempra

Lisa AlexanderSenior Vice President, Corporate Affairs, SempraAbout Lisa Larroque Alexander is senior vice president of corporate affairs, overseeing government affairs, corporate social responsibility, strategic communications and brand. Alexander also serves as chief sustainability officer for Sempra, leveraging her extensive knowledge of Fortune 500 markets to create sustainable value and provide strategic direction to advance Sempra’s…

General Secretary, UGT Spain

Pepe AlvarezGeneral Secretary, UGT SpainAbout José María “Pepe” Álvarez, General Secretary of the General Workers’ Union of Spain, UGT and vicepresident of the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC), was born in Belmonte, Asturias, in 1956. He moved to Barcelona in 1975, just before Franco died. That same year he joins the General Workers’ Union (UGT),…

Engineering Leader, Aviation Fuels, GE

Gurhan AndacEngineering Leader, Aviation Fuels, GEAbout Dr. Andac’s past responsibilities during his 15 years at GE have centered on gas turbine combustor aerodynamic design and fuels, encompassing the military, commercial, marine, and industrial platforms. He has extensive experience in fuels and fuel additive evaluations and approvals, and fuel standards development. He is an integral part…

Executive Director, Interagency Working Group on Coal and Power Plant Communities and Economic Revitalization Director, & Director, National Energy Technology Laboratory, U.S. Department of Energy.

Brian Anderson, Ph.D.Executive Director, Interagency Working Group on Coal and Power Plant Communities and Economic Revitalization Director, & Director, National Energy Technology Laboratory, U.S. Department of Energy.About As director of the National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL), Brian J. Anderson, Ph.D., manages the complete NETL complex, including delivery and execution of the Laboratory’s mission and national…

CEO, Carbfix

Edda AradottirCEO, CarbfixAbout Dr. Edda Aradóttir is the CEO of Carbfix, an Icelandic company that mitigates climate change by turning captured CO2 it into stone underground through its proprietary technology. Prior to taking on her current role, Edda was the Head of Innovation and Strategic Planning at the department of Research and Innovation at Reykjavik…

President, 1PointFive, Oxy Low Carbon Ventures

Michael AveryPresident, 1PointFive, Oxy Low Carbon VenturesAbout Michael J. Avery is President, 1PointFive – a large-scale direct air capture (DAC) development subsidiary of Oxy Low Carbon Ventures. In this role, Mr. Avery is responsible for strategy, business development, growth, and commercialization of 1PointFive’s business. Mr. Avery has seventeen years of experience with Occidental. Previously, he…

CEO, Clean Energy Buyers Association

Miranda BallentineCEO, Clean Energy Buyers AssociationAbout Miranda Ballentine has devoted her career to accelerating the role of advanced energy in national security, economic prosperity, and solving climate change, for which she was named the 2020 Woman of the Year by the Women’s Council on Environment & Energy. In September 2018, Miranda became the founding CEO…

Chief Technology Officer, Westinghouse

Dr. Rita BaranwalChief Technology Officer, WestinghouseAbout Dr. Rita Baranwal is Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice President of Digital & Innovation at Westinghouse Electric Company. In this role, she leads the company’s global research and development investments and spearheads a technology strategy to advance the company’s innovative nuclear solutions. She bring nearly 25 years of…

Executive Vice President & Chief Strategy Officer, Constellation

Kathleen L. BarrónExecutive Vice President & Chief Strategy Officer, ConstellationAbout Barron serves as executive vice president and chief strategy officer for Constellation, the nation’s largest producer of carbon-free energy and the leading competitive retail supplier of energy products and services for 2 million homes and businesses across the United States. In this role, Barron is…