Gallery SBD Innovation Week 2021: A Smart Sustainable Future

Sandyford Business District Innovation Week 2021 ran from November 11th to 17th and this year it was a mix of online and in-person presentations.

The theme was “A smart sustainable future”

MC for the event was Conor Battigan from Sandyford Business District and the event was split into 4 different Pillars:



  • Moderator Dr Cera Slevin: Managing Director at Climate Matters Ltd
  • Edwin Diender: Chief Innovation Officer, Global Energy Business Unit, Enterprise Business Group Huawei
  • Declan Barrett: Co Founder and CCO at UrbanVolt
  • Dudley Stewart: Clean Energy Expert
  • Nikita Shetty: Senior Consultant: Strategy and Energy Bable
  • Paul Martin: Founder & Director Verde Energy Group
  • Garry Connolly Founder Host in Ireland


  • Moderator Karen Coyle: Head of Energy, Environment, Health & Safety AIB
  • Angus Cunningham: Founder & CEO Scotscape
  • John Keohane: Co-founder ENWARE
  • Gerard Corcoran: Innovation and Research Partnerships Huwaei
  • Mark Kane: Sustainable Digital Transformation Strategist Recoleta
  • Joanne Sheahan: Senior Executive - Climate Action & Sustainability Enterprise Ireland
  • Enda Murphy: Professor of Planning UCD


  • Moderator Lorraine Higgins: MD Rockwood Public Affairs
  • Iseult Ward: CEO & Co-Founder Food Cloud
  • Graham Colclough: Founding Partner UrbanDNA
  • Christine Crawford: Irish Water
  • Sean O’Haire: VivaGreen Group
  • Neil Barrett: Chef, Organic & sustainable gardener
  • Elizabeth O’Reilly: Environmental Compliance Manager WEEE Ireland
  • John O’Toole: Director of Operations and Sustainability Airfield Estate


  • Moderator Derek Reilly: Founder EV Review Ireland
  • Jack O’Sullivan: Founder of Modmo
  • Sinead Farrell: Senior Marketing Executive, Spirit Motor Group.
  • Charlie Gleeson: Founder & CEO of Zipp Mobility
  • Hugh Cooney: CEO Bleeper Bikes
  • Robert Burns: Director of Infrastructure & Climate Change DLR
  • Fraser Crichton: Corporate Fleet Manager Dundee City Council
  • Graham Brennan: Transport R&D Programme Manager SEAI
  • Fiona Brady: Head of Operations & Public Affairs
  • Páraic Carroll: Assistant Professor in Transport Engineering at the UCD School of Civil Engineering