Idris has over 20 years of experience in data integration and real-time systems. Much of his work has involved defining new and exciting use-cases for the Internet of Things. He is currently mentoring IoT and health tech startups to advance their businesses. Idris is also helping IoTUK to co-ordinate two large scale NHS test beds that are using IoT for dementia and diabetes.×
Presenter, author, award-winning environmental campaigner and founder of City to Sea, a non-profit organisation running campaigns to stop plastic pollution at source.
Last year City to Sea’s #SwitchtheStick campaign successfully called on all UK retailers to make cotton bud stems out of paper — a move which will stop over 320 tonnes of single-use plastic at source annually. Oh, and we proudly took home the Sheila McKechnie Award for Environmental Justice 2017 for our efforts!×
As Programme Area Manager for Food Waste Prevention in Wales, Hugh is working in Wales to help deliver Courtauld Commitment 2025 (C2025)’s ambitious, collaborative action to cut the resource needed to provide our food and drink by 20% over ten years. He has worked closely with the Hospital Caterers Association and the Welsh Health Boards to develop health sector specific resources aimed at driving down food waste.×
Martin works in the UK and internationally to support the transition to a low carbon, resource efficient and sustainable economy. Martin leads IEMA’s policy and external engagement activity with government and business. He has national and international experience in developing and negotiating global and European standards, and developing capacity for effective and widespread implementation. Martin is head of the UK delegation to the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) on environmental management and chairs the EMS committee. He is also a Board member of IEMA and SocEnv.×
Sid Siddiqui (Mohammed Saleem Siddiqui) has worked for the NHS for 37 years, after qualifying as a Power Engineer from the University of Derby (formerly Derby Degree College ). During his long career in the NHS he has fulfilled many roles in the environmental aspects of the Estates department. Due to his length of service, vast subject knowledge and his passionate commitment to all things environmental, he has become, and is recognised as, an expert in the field by his own NHS Trust and the wider NHS community.×
Hope Brotherton is the editor of British Journal of Healthcare Management for the Mark Allen Group. This monthly peer-review journal was founded in 1995 and seeks to uncover new levels of innovation and efficiency in the field of healthcare management. Its mission is simple: to provide the latest information to providers so they can balance the quality of care with affordability. Hope has thrown herself head first into this landscape after graduating from an MA in Magazine Journalism at Cardiff University just over eight months ago×