Webinar exploring how smart data can help pave the way to net zero

The webinar will be chaired by Nicholas Doyle, Co-Founder of Chirpy Heat. Nicholas has worked in housing for nearly 30 years and has been responsible for award-winning housing, energy, and environmental initiatives nationally and internationally. In 2018 he was a Co-Founder of Chirpy Heat, the leading provider of services to housing providers on heat networks.

Discussion: The route to decarbonisation and the importance of data with Vital Energi’s Head of Sales, Katy Lister, and Executive Consultant, Robin Feeley.

With 20 years’ experience within the energy utilities industry, Katy provides innovative solutions for clients across Operations & Maintenance, Metering & Billing, Heat Interface Units, and Design & Build projects. Robin has worked in housing for over 16 years and has hands-on experience in housing management, maintenance, regeneration, and development. In 2013, Robin transformed L&Qs approach to sustainability by setting up ‘L&Q energy’, a commercial approach to energy and sustainability, which today operates 65 heat networks and provides heat to over 10,000 customers. 

Discussion: Enabling scalable smart data and funded metering & billing solutions with Mark Winn, Energy Sector Specialist at SMS Plc.

With over 8 years’ energy industry experience, Mark has a demonstrable record in identifying and delivering cost-saving and avoidance solutions. In his role with SMS Plc, Mark’s focus is supporting Social Housing and Local Authority Landlords in decarbonising their stock and reducing the cost of electricity for tenants, whilst making sure the solution is compliant and effective.

Discussion: Smart data, a Housing Association perspective with Nathan Rodwell, Energy Manager at social housing giant A2Dominion.

A Member of the Institute of Residential Property Managers, Change Management Practitioner Nathan has worked in a variety of roles in Housing and Property Management for the last 10 years including A2Dominion’s business transformation process ‘Fit for the Future’. Nathan is very proactive in tackling issues relating to climate change.

Discussion: The Power of Smart Data – Visibility, Building Tariffs and Control with Matthew Bailey, Director at Hodkinson Consultancy, whospecialise in energy and environment.

A Chartered Environmentalist and Member of the Energy Institute, Matthew is adept at ensuring large-scale energy and sustainability strategies can be effectively implemented. He combines detailed technical knowledge with an understanding of the legal and regulatory requirements for residential buildings, providing invaluable guidance for developers. 

Register here to join webinar, and note that this is intended to be an interactive question and answer led event. Submit your questions to the panelists by email to by 5pm on Monday 22 March.