Darran Messem, Managing Director at the Carbon Trust, Chairman of the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership
Darran Messem is International Director for the Carbon Trust and Managing Director of Carbon Trust Certification, and has worked for the Carbon Trust since 2010. In an unpaid capacity he is also Chairman of the UK Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership, a public-private membership and working group sponsored by the UK Department for Transport, where he has served as a Board Director since 2005. Prior to joining the Carbon Trust Darran was Vice President Fuel Development for Royal Dutch Shell, and held a variety of roles in Shell in the UK and internationally, including responsibilities for fuel sales to transport fleets and fuel development with motor manufacturers. Darran joined Shell from Cambridge University with a First Class degree in Economic Geography and subsequently undertook a post-graduate diploma in marketing. He is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society, a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing.
With climate change targets, decarbonising UK transport and creating air pollution free sustainable cities being high on the UK Government’s agenda, there is a clear need to make rapid progress in this direction. The recent commitment by the UK Government to fund innovative transport infrastructure, new electric cars, hydrogen buses and reduce the emission of […]
The UK Government has pledged more than £600 million to further boost the ultra low emission vehicle market and to increase availability of electric vehicle chargepoint infrastructure more widely. With UK freight businesses increasingly taking up greener transportation options this infrastructure space will prove to be an exciting space for further investment. The session will […]