Laurence Kemball-Cook is the founder and CEO of Pavegen Systems – an innovative clean-technology company based in London.
His technology instantly converts kinetic energy from human footsteps to renewable off-grid electricity.
A design engineer by background, with a passion for sustainability and the environment, Laurence believes that disruptive technologies are the best way to raise public awareness of energy saving options and to reduce our reliance on fossil fuel intensive grid power.
Launched in 2009, Laurence Kemball-Cook has already grown Pavegen into a global technology brand, with installations for Nike, Johnnie Walker, Uniqlo, London 2012 Olympic Park, and the World Wildlife Foundation.
With his charismatic nature, entrepreneurial savvy, and technical engineering background, Laurence generates significant international media interest including recent stories by BBC Television News, CNN and Der Spiegel. As noted in the Guardian, Laurence’s work is “shifting the perceptions of renewable energy.”
Pavegen’s significant potential has been recognised with numerous awards, including Product of the Year against the Apple iPad, the 2012 World Technology Award, British Export of the Year, and finalist for Shell Entrepreneur of the Year.
Speaking topics include:
- Sustainable Technology
- Urban Design