Innovation, action and impact.Technology, digitisation and connectivity are changing everything–fast. Obsessed with helping people, business and governments make sense of this and take practical action.
At the same time tackling the challenges of our age.
DR NEIL PENNINGTON
Leading impactful technology change for people, business and government
Action and Impact. Technology, digitisation and connectivity are changing everything – fast. Neil is an Innovator obsessed with helping people, business and governments make sense of this and take practical action to adapt and transform.
Neil has deep senior-level experience of the energy sector, and expertise in innovation, decentralised technology including smart energy, energy retail and grids, blockchain, ai, fintech. He also works with governments on tech issues ranging from cryptocurrency regulation and fintech to international cross-border co-operation across the Commonwealth and is a frequent writer and speaker on the potential for new technology to tackle the important challenges of our age.
He is highly networked in a deeply interconnected world. Having worked in large corporates, consultancy and in start-ups from payments to distributed energy, he understands the challenges of making things happen in those environments and has achieved great results.
Whether a start-up, scale-up, established corporate, or government, he can help–from advisory to being embedded and committed for the delivery of long-term projects.
Neil has a BSC (Hons) in Physics, a PhD in Electrical Engineering from the University of Liverpool, and an MBA from the London Business School.
WHAT NEIL DOES
Working seamlessly and effortlessly with the leadership team, both Executive and NED, Neil is a trusted advisor enabling leaders and their teams to see the path to take, help them navigate and “get his hands dirty” by driving implementation with credibility and at pace.
|Business Development Director
|Emerging Technology(Blockchain, AI, Edge, Digital Identity, IoT, mobility)
|Climate Change(decentralisation, distributed generation, zero carbon)
|Innovation and Digital Transformation
|Regulation and Policy(regulatory sandboxes, blockchain and cryptocurrency)
|Commonwealth & Government
Neil frequently writes about blockchain, energy, crypto, internet of things, and identity. Read the blog.
He has also authored and been featured in a number of publications.
SPEAKING & EVENTS
Neil is a sought-after speaker, chair, and panelist. Key events include CogX, World Economic Forum, Utility Week, and Blockchain Summit.
You will find him at these upcoming events.
WHAT I DO
Speaking & Events
Making a difference. Whether a start-up, scale-up, established corporate, or government, the following are a selection of Neil's clients
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