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Future Energy Supply – Spoilt for Choice, or Running Dry?

25 October 2012

Presented by Professor John Miles FREng, Arup/Royal Academy of Engineering Professor of Transitional Energy Strategies, University of Cambridge

Professor John Miles was appointed at the University of Cambridge in January 2012. Prior to that, John was a professional consultant with Arup, where he held a position on the Group Board for 17 years. During that time, John held a number of executive portfolios including global responsibility for the firm’s business consulting operations and chairmanship of the firms global businesses in the fields of energy, resources and industry.

During his time with Arup, John was responsible for a large number of high technology, multi-disciplinary projects including the development of the national rail recovery plan following the Hatfield rail crash in 2000; the management re-structuring of British Energy in 2003; the sale of the MG-Rover assets to Nanjing Automotive Industry Corporation after the collapse of the British company in 2005; and the creation and spin-out of a high-tech start-up company producing wireless charging systems for electric vehicles in 2011. John is particularly experienced in technology development and management strategy as applied in the areas of energy and transport.

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Future Energy Supply – Spoilt for Choice, or Running Dry?

: Presented by Professor John Miles FREng Arup/Royal Academy of Engineering Professor of Transitional Energy Strategies, University of Cambridge

Duration: 1hr 19mins