Closing the Green Skills Gap: How do we upskill our workforce and create the jobs we need for a net zero economy?

Green & Digital Skills Hub Visitor Centre, 10 New Bridge Street, London
In-person Delivering net zero and resilient London & UK Financing Global Climate Transitions By registration Fleet Street Quarter Education Other Politics and Policy

About this Event

Join us at the Fleet Street Quarter’s first Climate Festival during London Climate Action Week #LCAW2024. Comprising a series of high-level debates and networking, the two-day Festival’s overarching theme is, creating a blueprint for a more sustainable future.

Through the Festival, Fleet Street Quarter, the Business Improvement District for the City of London’s Fleet Street area, aims to help businesses in the area and beyond accelerate their efforts to transition to net zero.

This panel discussion and Q&A will take place on day 2 of the Festival.

Closing the green skills gap: How do we upskill our workforce and create the jobs we need for a net zero economy?

This expert panel will explore how delivering a low carbon economy will require a huge transformation in our workforce and a shift in mindset. Do we need to change our approach to education – what skills do we need to teach our children? How can employers drive change and what areas require the most urgent action?

MODERATOR: Malini Mehra, Chief Executive, GLOBE International

Panellists include:

  • Donna Stimson, Founder of Green Skills Library
  • Eoin Conroy, Country Manager, Atenor
  • Jo Tasker, Co-founder, Community Coworking
  • Simon Thompson, Chair of the Sustainable Finance Education Charter