Andrew Luers
Co-founder and CEO, Habitat Energy

Andrew is an entrepreneur and investor in companies working to enable the transition to renewable energy and sustainable materials. Andrew is a co-founder and CEO of Habitat Energy, a technology company that algorithmically operates battery storage and other flexible energy assets, a core complement to wind and solar energy.  He is a director of Materiom, a platform to enable the local development and use of sustainable bio-materials.

Andrew previously helped to start and lead ProviderTrust, a software and data company serving the US healthcare industry. ProviderTrust has been continuously included on Inc 5000 list of fastest growing companies in the US and has been voted a best place to work. Andrew was a Principal at the Boston Consulting Group and a core member of BCGs Energy and Sustainability practice, where he was awarded a fellowship to explore the impacts of the digital economy on industrial structures in the energy sector.

Andrew has a PhD in Physics from Oxford University, Masters degrees in Aerospace Engineering and Technology Policy from MIT and a Bachelors degree in Physics and Economics from TCU. Andrew lives in Oxford with is wife and five year old son.

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14:45 - 15:45

Clean Growth

Union Hall

The move to cleaner economic growth – through low carbon technologies and the efficient use of resources – is one of the greatest industrial opportunities of our time. By one estimate, the UK’s clean economy could grow at four times the rate of GDP. Whole new industries will be created and existing industries transformed as we move towards a low carbon, more resource-efficient economy.

The UK has been at the forefront of encouraging the world to move towards clean growth. Meet the Oxfordshire companies who are determined to play a leading role in providing the technologies, innovations, goods and services of this future.

Speakers: Rajat Gupta – Local Energy Oxfordshire, Andrew Luers – Habitat Energy and Nicky Chambers – Origen Power

Chaired by Tim Rose – Energy Superhub Oxford

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Wednesday 11th September 2019
Oxford Brookes University,
Headington Campus