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IPCC scientists have warned that a 1.5 degrees Celsius rise in temperatures is a crucial threshold for avoiding the most dangerous and irreversible effects of climate change. 

 

To prevent the planet from passing the point of no return, this is the defining decade.

Geir Bjørkeli

Chief Executive Officer, Corvus Energy

    Geir Bjørkeli was appointed CEO in Corvus Energy in January 2018. He has more than 25 years experience in marine systems and prior to joining Corvus Energy he held executive positions with the Dutch offshore construction equipment solutions company, Huisman. Prior to joining Huisman, Geir was a design engineer with the ship designer and shipbuilder, Ulstein. He has also held several positions within Rolls-Royce, including VP Sales for North East Asia and Managing Director of Rolls-Royce Marine Japan, during which time he was based in Korea for six years and Japan for two years. Subsequently, he was appointed VP Systems Sales & Marketing Campaigns with global responsibility for Rolls-Royce systems in merchant vessels. Bjørkeli is a mechanical engineer by training from Western Norway University of Applied Science, and holds an MBA in Shipping, Offshore and Finance at BI Norwegian School of Management and Nanyang Technical University, Singapore.

    All Sessions by Geir Bjørkeli

    3:30 pm - 4:05 pm
    Greener Transport Solution

    Zooming into the Future: What’s Next for Electric Vehicles?

    Electric vehicles (EVs) have become popular in recent years but are yet far from mainstream. What will accelerate their growth in the upcoming decade? Entrepreneurs and business leaders from the electric vehicle ecosystem will share insights on infrastructure needs, technological innovations and policy changes that are required to support the growing EV industry.

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