‘The UK’s Low Carbon Economy: Opportunities and Challenges’ with Reem Yusuf
Thursday | February 28th | 5:00 | KTOO Studios: @360
Reem serves as a Policy Advisor for Energy and Environment at the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office and as Energy and Climate Attaché to the British Consulate General in San Francisco. In this capacity, she manages the UK’s energy and environmental diplomacy across the Western US, focusing on state and federal policies, cutting-edge technologies, and market forces shaping innovation, regulation, trade, and investment. Prior to that, she was part of the UK Department for International Trade based in San Francisco, where she was tasked with cultivating US-UK trade and investment activities between major technology corporations.
She will talk to us about the UK’s Industrial Strategy, presenting a long-term plan to boost prosperity and putting the UK at the forefront of future industries. At the heart of the plan is the transition to a low carbon economy, which presents numerous industrial opportunities. This talk will explore both the opportunities and challenges associated with the transition.