Delivering Net Zero carbon & inspiring energy innovators of the future at an urban university – University of East London & Siemens

Thursday 13th October 11:30 - 12:15


The strategic partnership between Siemens and the University of East London (UEL) will ensure the university reaches net zero by 2030 through a unique mix of energy efficiency programmes, low carbon onsite energy production and the implementation of renewable generation at the Docklands and Stratford campuses. However, the partnership not only aims to make its urban sites net zero carbon by 2030, but to also enhance student and staff experiences through green learning opportunities, access to local green energy enterprises and a digital-first culture through the roll-out of intelligent technology.

Join this session with Faye Bowser, Head of Energy & Performance Services, Siemens UK&I and the University of East London to hear more about the strategic partnership, the milestones ahead and key learnings from phase one of the project.

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Faye Bowser

Head of Energy and Performance Services


Faye Bowser BEng (Hons), CEng

Faye Bowser has a background in Mechanical Engineering and Strategy with international experience who is now the Head of Energy & Performance Services for Siemens plc. The world of energy is changing towards a low carbon decentralised system, Faye’s role is to work with energy intensive users in the UK to develop a service-based energy savings model that is tailored to suit the users needs. This is leveraging energy efficiency measures, the supply side portfolio, talent and know-how for Siemens to be leaders in this exciting market.

Faye uses her passion and 19 years’ experience of working in the global market to lead the team to ensure Siemens is a world class leader in the transition towards the clean energy future.

Faye is a Chartered Member of the Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET), has an EMBA with Warwick Business School, on the CBI Board for Energy & Climate Change and the Green Growth Board for the Midlands Engine whilst working closely with various organisational research projects.

Amanda J. Broderick

Vice-Chancellor & President

University of East London

Amanda is Vice-Chancellor & President at the University of East London, Chair of London Higher, HEA Principal Fellow, Council member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities and has held Chairs in International Business at multiple institutions in the UK and around the world.

Amanda has a strong profile of forging successful collaborations within world-class higher education and business, and an outstanding track record in transformative change and innovation. Her award-winning leadership in multi-disciplinary pedagogical innovation, technology-enhanced learning and embedding global employability within the curriculum has been acknowledged internationally.

An eminent social scientist, she holds a rare insight into a cross-section of strategic groupings of Universities. Before joining East London, she was Chief Executive Officer, Newcastle University London; Pro-Vice Chancellor (International Priorities) & Executive Dean of the College of Business & Law, University of Salford; Principal of St. Cuthbert’s Society (a Durham University College) and Deputy Dean of Durham Business School. She led the 2014 Times Higher Education Business School of the Year. She also led the development of the disruptive ‘challenger institution’ - University Academy 92, building the distinctive industry-facing ‘Target Talent Curriculum’ - founded by the Class of ’92 and Lancaster University.

At the University of East London, she is committed to advancing the diversity of the talent pipeline, delivering a transformative contribution to inclusive futures, skills and innovation.

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