Morning Session

Commercial models and risk allocation for decommissioning

9:30

'Chairman's Welcome and Introduction'

Presented by Rt Hon Lord Hutton of Furness, Chairman of TotalDECOM

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9:45

To be confirmed

10:10

‘Innovative operating models for oil and gas decommissioning at scale.’

Presented by Martha Vazquez, of Boston Consulting

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9:45

To be confirmed

11:00

To be Confirmed

11:45

‘Space Debris - The threat above our heads.’

Presented by Harriet Brettle, Business Analyst at Astroscale

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Harriet Brettle is working to develop a commercial solution to the threat of space debris. She is a co-founder of the London Space Network, organising monthly networking events to strengthen the UK space community. Harriet is also an active member of the Space Generation Advisory Council (SGAC) – a global non-profit that supports students and young professionals connect to the wider space industry. Harriet recently completed a masters in planetary science at the California Institute of Technology. Prior to Caltech, Harriet worked in finance at the Bank of England and the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, undertaking risk analysis of global financial institutions. Harriet has a keen interest in public engagement with space science, interdisciplinary collaboration, and the future of the new space economy.

Astroscale  is the first private company with a mission to secure long-term spaceflight safety and orbital sustainability for the benefit of future generations. Founded in 2013, Astroscale is developing innovative and scalable solutions for satellite end-of-life and active debris removal services to mitigate the growing and hazardous buildup of debris in space. Headquartered in Japan with offices in Singapore, the United Kingdom and the United States, Astroscale is a rapidly expanding venture company, preparing to solve a growing environmental concern.

12:10

‘Cross-sectoral approaches to decommissioning.’

Presented by Karl Sanderson, Head of Cross-Industry Learning at the NDA

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Afternoon Session

Legal and financial models for decommissioning projects

14:15

'Chairman's Introduction'

Presented by Rt Hon Charles Hendry.

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Charles Hendry was Conservative Member of Parliament for Wealden from 2001-2015 and was Minister of State for Energy from May 2010 until September 2012. He was previously the Conservative Party’s spokesman on energy issues, from 2005-2010, holding the portfolio for longer than any other spokesman. 

On leaving Ministerial office, Prime Minister David Cameron appointed him as his Trade Envoy to Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan, a role he continued until leaving Parliament in 2015. He was a Commissioner of the UK Pavilion at Expo 2017 in Kazakhstan on the theme of Future Energy

Since leaving Ministerial office, he has been appointed as a Visiting Professor at the University of Edinburgh Business School, as President of the British Institute of Energy Economics, and as Patron of the Nuclear Institute. 

He works extensively across the energy and trade sectors. 

Charles was educated at the University of Edinburgh, where he received an Honours Degree in Business Studies. He is a University Regent and also an Honorary Fellow of the Energy Institute. 

14:30

‘Nuclear decommissioning arrangements in UK.’

Presented by Rupert Cowen, Senior Commercial and Nuclear Energy Lawyer at Prospect Law 

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Rupert Cowan has over 30 year experience as a lawyer, after initially specialising in energy, construction and infrastructure projects, he concentrated on advising the nuclear energy and decommissioning industries. He is now exclusively advising the nuclear industry and is a recognised expert on contracting strategies, procurement, nuclear development, decommissioning, waste, reprocessing, transport storage and disposal of nuclear materials.  Rupert is currently working with nuclear generators and decommissioning service providers seeking to identify and implement contracting strategies that both allow effective and economic decommissioning and dismantling of nuclear facilities while attracting new entrants to the market for supply of decommissioning services in UK, EU and other markets.

14:55

‘Reducing oil and gas decommissioning costs in Far East.’

Presented by Sara Sottilotta, Analyst - Oilfield Service Research at Rystad Energy

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Sara Sottilotta is an analyst in the Oilfield Services team at Rystad Energy. She brings work experience from Deloitte Consulting. She holds a Master of Science in Economics, specializing in Mathematics and Statistics from the University of Barcelona and the University of Copenhagen.

15:20

To be confirmed

15:45

‘Space based applications for energy decommissioning projects.’

Presented by Giulia Manzetti of ESA.

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16:05

To be confirmed

17:00

'Closing remarks'

Presented by David Peattie, CEO at the NDA

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17:15

Drinks Reception

Cross Industry Initiative Theatre Agenda

Day 1 and 2

  9:00 - 10:00

Cross-Industry Learning

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Karl Sanderson

Harriet Brettle is working to develop a commercial solution to the threat of space debris. She is a co-founder of the London Space Network, organising monthly networking events to strengthen the UK space community. Harriet is also an active member of the Space Generation Advisory Council (SGAC) – a global non-profit that supports students and young professionals connect to the wider space industry. Harriet recently completed a masters in planetary science at the California Institute of Technology. Prior to Caltech, Harriet worked in finance at the Bank of England and the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, undertaking risk analysis of global financial institutions. Harriet has a keen interest in public engagement with space science, interdisciplinary collaboration, and the future of the new space economy.
Astroscale is the first private company with a mission to secure long-term spaceflight safety and orbital sustainability for the benefit of future generations. Founded in 2013, Astroscale is developing innovative and scalable solutions for satellite end-of-life and active debris removal services to mitigate the growing and hazardous buildup of debris in space. Headquartered in Japan with offices in Singapore, the United Kingdom and the United States, Astroscale is a rapidly expanding venture company, preparing to solve a growing environmental concern.

   10:00 - 11:00

Commercial Models, Supply Chain & Project Management

Harriet Brettle, Business Analyst for Astroscale

Harriet Brettle is working to develop a commercial solution to the threat of space debris. She is a co-founder of the London Space Network, organising monthly networking events to strengthen the UK space community. Harriet is also an active member of the Space Generation Advisory Council (SGAC) – a global non-profit that supports students and young professionals connect to the wider space industry. Harriet recently completed a masters in planetary science at the California Institute of Technology. Prior to Caltech, Harriet worked in finance at the Bank of England and the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, undertaking risk analysis of global financial institutions. Harriet has a keen interest in public engagement with space science, interdisciplinary collaboration, and the future of the new space economy.

 is the first private company with a mission to secure long-term spaceflight safety and orbital sustainability for the benefit of future generations. Founded in 2013, Astroscale is developing innovative and scalable solutions for satellite end-of-life and active debris removal services to mitigate the growing and hazardous buildup of debris in space. Headquartered in Japan with offices in Singapore, the United Kingdom and the United States, Astroscale is a rapidly expanding venture company, preparing to solve a growing environmental concern.

11:00 - 12:00

Technical Innovation

Harriet Brettle, Business Analyst for Astroscale

Harriet Brettle is working to develop a commercial solution to the threat of space debris. She is a co-founder of the London Space Network, organising monthly networking events to strengthen the UK space community. Harriet is also an active member of the Space Generation Advisory Council (SGAC) – a global non-profit that supports students and young professionals connect to the wider space industry. Harriet recently completed a masters in planetary science at the California Institute of Technology. Prior to Caltech, Harriet worked in finance at the Bank of England and the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, undertaking risk analysis of global financial institutions. Harriet has a keen interest in public engagement with space science, interdisciplinary collaboration, and the future of the new space economy.

 is the first private company with a mission to secure long-term spaceflight safety and orbital sustainability for the benefit of future generations. Founded in 2013, Astroscale is developing innovative and scalable solutions for satellite end-of-life and active debris removal services to mitigate the growing and hazardous buildup of debris in space. Headquartered in Japan with offices in Singapore, the United Kingdom and the United States, Astroscale is a rapidly expanding venture company, preparing to solve a growing environmental concern.

Commercial models and risk allocation for decommissioning

Morning Session

9:30

Chairman's Welcome and Introduction

Rt Hon Lord Hutton of Furness, Chairman of TotalDECOM

9:45

To be confirmed

10:10

‘Innovative operating models for oil and gas decommissioning at scale.’

 

Martha Vazquez, for Boston Consulting

9:45

To be confirmed

11:00

To be Confirmed

Harriet Brettle, Business Analyst for Astroscale

Harriet Brettle is working to develop a commercial solution to the threat of space debris. She is a co-founder of the London Space Network, organising monthly networking events to strengthen the UK space community. Harriet is also an active member of the Space Generation Advisory Council (SGAC) – a global non-profit that supports students and young professionals connect to the wider space industry. Harriet recently completed a masters in planetary science at the California Institute of Technology. Prior to Caltech, Harriet worked in finance at the Bank of England and the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, undertaking risk analysis of global financial institutions. Harriet has a keen interest in public engagement with space science, interdisciplinary collaboration, and the future of the new space economy.

 is the first private company with a mission to secure long-term spaceflight safety and orbital sustainability for the benefit of future generations. Founded in 2013, Astroscale is developing innovative and scalable solutions for satellite end-of-life and active debris removal services to mitigate the growing and hazardous buildup of debris in space. Headquartered in Japan with offices in Singapore, the United Kingdom and the United States, Astroscale is a rapidly expanding venture company, preparing to solve a growing environmental concern.

11:45

‘Space Debris - The threat above our heads.’

 

Harriet Brettle, Business Analyst for Astroscale

Harriet Brettle is working to develop a commercial solution to the threat of space debris. She is a co-founder of the London Space Network, organising monthly networking events to strengthen the UK space community. Harriet is also an active member of the Space Generation Advisory Council (SGAC) – a global non-profit that supports students and young professionals connect to the wider space industry. Harriet recently completed a masters in planetary science at the California Institute of Technology. Prior to Caltech, Harriet worked in finance at the Bank of England and the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, undertaking risk analysis of global financial institutions. Harriet has a keen interest in public engagement with space science, interdisciplinary collaboration, and the future of the new space economy.

Astroscale  is the first private company with a mission to secure long-term spaceflight safety and orbital sustainability for the benefit of future generations. Founded in 2013, Astroscale is developing innovative and scalable solutions for satellite end-of-life and active debris removal services to mitigate the growing and hazardous buildup of debris in space. Headquartered in Japan with offices in Singapore, the United Kingdom and the United States, Astroscale is a rapidly expanding venture company, preparing to solve a growing environmental concern.

12:10

‘Cross-sectoral approaches to decommissioning.’

 

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Karl Sanderson, Head of Cross-Industry Learning of the NDA