Dr Chris Manson-Whitton
CEO, Progressive Energy
A respected industry leader and low carbon energy expert, focussed on taking innovative technologies from concept to deployment, achieved through whole system thinking and building consortia for delivery. Instrumental in the inception and development of HyNet, the UK's leading Industrial Decarbonisation Cluster which will deliver 10 million tpa of CO2 storage this decade. Formed Vertex Hydrogen, developing the UK's most advanced large scale low carbon hydrogen facility. With Cadent conceived, developed and overseeing management of HyDeploy, the world-leading hydrogen to grid project, which has delivered a blend of hydrogen to 650 homes on the public gas network, safely clearing regulatory barriers, engaging with consumers, and installing equipment on the ground. He has also headed up Progressive's waste and renewables developments and is Chair of the Supergen Bioenergy Hub Advisory Board.