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Lucy Yu

Lucy Yu

CEO, Centre for Net Zero Technology, Octopus Energy

Lucy Yu is CEO at Centre for Net Zero, Octopus Energy’s AI and data-driven research unit leading research to make the future energy system a reality. She has two decades of experience building tech ventures and developing tech policy and regulation for governments around the world. Her work has focused on sustainability and renewable energy; future mobility and the built environment; artificial intelligence; open data and open source; and regulating emerging technologies. She is a non-executive board member at Connected Places Catapult, the UK’s innovation accelerator for cities; and at E3G, a leading global think tank for environmental influence.