Green Transport Day at ET

Motor vehicles are the biggest cause of emissions the average person will create so how do you move to a more sustainable form of transport?

That is one of things Greg Archer director of the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership will be trying to find out when he interviews Julia King at ET part of Sustainabilitylive!.

Julia King is best known as the author of 2008’s King Review a Government backed investigation of the vehicle and fuel technologies that, over the next 25 years, could help to reduce carbon emissions from road transport.

Ms King is one of those rare people who have succeeded in the world of academia and business.

Her academic career has taken in researcher and lecturer roles at Cambridge and Nottingham universities.

She then moved to the private sector with a string of senior roles at the iconic Rolls Royce firm.

Her job titles their included director of advanced engineering for the Industrial Power Group, managing director of the Fan Systems Business, and engineering director for the Marine Business.

After eight years with the firm Ms King returned to academia and is currently vice-chancellor of Aston University.

The interview will be at the ET seminar from midday on Tuesday April 20.

Luke Walsh

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