IOSH Yorkshire Branch present "The future role of OSH in cleaner energy and green technology"
As the UN Sustainable Development Goals gain more support and the world moves towards a greener future, this session will explore alternative energy sources and the OSH implications of this and emerging energy technologies.
Mike Foster is CEO of Energy and Utilities Alliance, a not-for-profit trade association based in the West Midlands. He holds a degree in economics, a post-graduate certificate in education and is a Chartered Management Accountant. Having started work in the car industry, he taught accountancy, economics and statistics for six years before becoming MP for Worcester (1997-2010). He served as a Minister for four years, under both Tony Blair and Gordon Brown, latterly as Minister for International Development. Before heading up EUA, he was Head of Communications at the international charity WaterAid. Mike is non-exec Chair of Affordable Warmth Solutions, a community interest company that delivers Cadent’s fuel poor network extension programme, is part of the Warm Homes Fund review committee and he sits on Cadent’s Customer Engagement Group