in this episode of conversations in cleantech, we’re joined by juliette sanders, a self-proclaimed energy geek and head of communications at equinor.
after graduating with a masters in manufacturing engineering from the university of cambridge, juliette realised her passions lay in the communications side of the energy sector, tapping into her technical knowledge to creatively and effectively communicate in a way that inspires action.
from custom-made wind turbine earrings to her killah jules youtube channel, juliette's passion for renewable energy sources, particularly wind, is evident - both throughout her career and personal life.
in this conversation in cleantech, juliette discusses diversity for innovation’s sake, teachable moments from managing crises, offshore wind innovation 101 and how the UK is leading the way in offshore wind - plus much, much more.
hosted by jenny gladman, director at brightsmith group, and marta colina alonso, researcher at brightsmith group this episode of conversations in cleantech is an engaging discussion on the renewable energy revolution, with learnings on the importance communication plays in raising awareness and educating on cleantech, as well as encouraging action and inspiring change.
00:49 - introduction to marta (co-host)
1:15 - introduction to juliette sanders
2:09 - tell the audience a little bit about yourself
2:47 - where did your particular interest in this technology come from?
3:43 - how did you go from engineering to communication?
8:15 - can you give us a bit of an insight into the sector, not just what it is, but the importance of it and where it fits in, in the wider spectrum of the energy transition?
12:20 - in your opinion, what do you think each of us can do to help tackle climate change?
13:37 - i wanted to ask you how you use your communication skills to spread the word about energy transition?
17:27 - what would the importance of having women in the sector mean for the future of energy, and the future of the planet?
23:44 - how does it feel for you personally, to be part of a movement that's making such a positive impact on the planet now and also, for the future in the years to come?
26:08 - you've mentioned the transition you had from an engineering background into a communications role. But who or what has inspired you to, you know, take that path?
28:25 - going back through your career as an entirety, are there any real kind of peak moments, any real highlights other than the wind turbine at the festival?
34:39 - what's the one message you would like to leave with our listeners, anything they would like to tell them?
killah jules youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC85Ld9YGG6EPoiz3j0q9hyQ
future women in energy panel: https://youtu.be/FuanhRlQy9s
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