Chair, Sustainable Aviation
As Head of Environmental Technology for Rolls-Royce Plc, Adam guides annual investment of circa £800m to deliver improved environmental performance across the group’s aerospace and non-aero products and services. He has held a variety of senior technical and business roles in Rolls-Royce including Head of Innovation and Chief of Low Carbon Technology. He was also part of the team that established and led the Energy Technologies Institutes (ETI) £600m public-private sector collaboration. Prior to joining Rolls-Royce, he was a partner at multi-disciplinary consultancy Mott MacDonald where he worked on major energy and transportation projects in Europe, South America, Asia and Africa. In addition to his technical background, he holds an MBA from Imperial College and a Finance degree from Rotterdam School of Management (RSM).
Dr Andy Jefferson
Programme Director, Sustainable Aviation
Andy has a passion for finding how we secure a sustainable future for the aviation industry. An independent consultant, he supports Sustainable Aviation in directing its work programme and representing Sustainable Aviation at a range of events and meetings with stakeholders. Prior to joining Sustainable Aviation, Andy spent eight years working for the then BAA at Stansted Airport resulting in him heading up their sustainability and planning work. Before this Andy spent eight years in the airline business for a range of companies including buzz and KLM covering a range of roles from operations, commercial development and fleet planning.