Damilola Ogunbiyi

Damilola Ogunbiyi is the CEO of Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL), Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Sustainable Energy for All and Co-Chair of UN-Energy. She is also a Commissioner for the Global Commission to End Energy Poverty and the Co-Chair of the COP26 Energy Transition Council. She is a global leader and advocate for the achievement of Sustainable Development Goal 7 (SDG7), which calls for access to reliable, affordable, sustainable and modern energy for all by 2030, in line with the Paris Agreement on climate change.

Her full bio can be found here.




Stephen Lorimer

Stephen is on the founding team of the Centre for Net Zero, and is responsible for their partnerships and building a community of researchers around their work building faster and fairer paths to net zero. He came to the Centre from the civil service, where he managed teams covering government data sharing policy and science policy for the NHS Covid-19 App. At the Greater London Authority, he developed the commercial model for the London Office of Technology and Innovation. Led the research team that delivered the ‘Smarter London Together Roadmap’ as the city’s approach to digital transformation of city services, the development of the London Datastore, and collaborative public procurement of smart city technology products. He has a PhD in Energy and Built Environment from Bartlett School of the Built Environment at UCL, where he modelled domestic electricity demand. Before his work in energy and technology, he was an urban design consultant to local authorities across the UK, Ireland, and France.