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DATE: 25.10.2022

TIME: 10am-1pm

LOCATION: ASG Energy Services Limited, Unit 3 Easter Ct, Europa Blvd, Westbrook, Warrington WA5 7ZB

Thought leadership with a difference

This event is being hosted by the Manufacturers’ Alliance, which has carefully selected professionals in their fields of expertise, who will all share, explain, and explore, how you can reduce your carbon footprint and save money.

Hosted at the ASG Energy Services manufacturing and warehousing facility in Warrington, with 6 excellent speakers covering seven steps to sustainability…

seven steps to sustainable manufacturing

Meet the Speakers

Tony GrestySpeaker 1. Tony Gresty, MD of Westbrook IndustrialASG Energy Services Limited

Tony is the venue host of this event and is partway through his sustainability journey and will openly share his experience so far and his vision of the future.

Tony will share: A Case Study on his factory’s journey to Net Zero

• Saving Energy (and money) practically through lighting and heating his factory efficiently
• Harvesting his own solar power
• Converting & powering up to an EV Fleet
• Removing all gas from the site

Gary Brandwood

Speaker 2. Gary Brandwood, MD of Perfect Sense Energy

Gary heads up a group of businesses delivering the design, supply & installation specialist commercial solar PV systems and LED Lighting. Formed in 2010 with a passion to drive energy cost & CO2 savings along with increased profits for manufacturers across the UK.

Gary will expertly explain how to Buy Better, Use Less & Generate your own Power

• The Energy market & supply contract options
• Energy saving tech including solar PV, LED lighting & controls
• Expected timescale to see the return on investment

The Birth of ASG Energy Services resulted from a meeting of minds at the South Manchester MA Peer Group and developed from the provision of the aforementioned projects to bring Energy Services specifically to the Warehousing & Logistics Sectors.

Speaker 3. Claire Petricca-Riding, Partner and National Head of Planning and Environmental Law at Irwin Mitchell

Claire qualified as a Solicitor in April 2005, after initially training as a geologist. She specialises in environmental, waste and planning law. She regularly advises on environmental crime such as waste and water prosecutions, breach of consents and permits and statutory nuisance.
She specialises in planning, compulsory purchase law and Judicial Review. She has recently acted for local authorities seeking planning advice as well as providing advice and assistance to corporate clients and individuals seeking planning permission or objecting to neighbouring land use. She has recently advised a corporate client on the effects of the Mersey Gateway Bridge project.

Claire will clarify: Manufacturing Facility Modifications
• The main legal barriers
• Considerations for rented or owned property
• Environmental regulations and governance
• Legislation surrounding this area in general

Chantelle BrandwoodSpeaker 4. Chantelle Brandwood, Founder of Eco Offset

Leading a super successful environmental and sustainability consultancy firm, recognised for carbon emissions management, reduction and reporting along with being an IEMA qualified lead environmental auditor. Chantelle aims to help businesses to reduce their environmental impact and become a force for good. She is passionate about sustainability and believes every single one of us has the ability to make many small, impactful changes to help in the fight against climate change.

Chantelle will show you:
• Why your carbon emissions matter and how you can start to measure them
• Look at the role of carbon offsetting and its pros and cons in carbon reduction
• The tangible benefits your business can enjoy whilst reducing your environmental impact.

Roseanna MaySpeaker 5. Roseanna May, Made Smarter Digital Transformation Specialist for The Growth Company

Roseanna graduated in media production in Liverpool in 2004, however she swapped the video camera lens for a different type of lens when she began working with facial recognition and identity management. This is where her passion for digital transformation kicked off and led to her work with the Made Smarter programme as a Digital Transformation Specialist.

Roseanna is helping to explore the link between smart manufacturing and helping SMEs to reach their net zero goals. There is a huge opportunity for manufacturers in the northwest to make a difference, and with programmes like Made Smarter driving momentum, the future looks bright!


Speaker 6. Annie Mfula, Head of Industrial Capacity Building for the IETF,Annie Mfula Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS)

The Industrial Energy Transformation Fund (IETF) supports industrial sites with high energy use to transition to a low-carbon future. The fund targets existing industrial processes, helping industry to:

  • Cut energy bills by investing in more efficient technologies
  • Reduce emissions by bringing down the costs and risks associated with investing in deep decarbonisation technologies.

BEIS manages the IETF for England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Funding is allocated through a competitive process aimed at supporting the highest quality and most transformational bids.
Phase 2 of the IETF provides grant funding for feasibility and engineering studies, and for the deployment of industrial energy efficiency and deep decarbonisation projects. The Autumn 2022 window has launched.

On the day…


  • We have a limited number of 25 seats available

  • There will be time for open discussions with the speakers at their exhibition stands

  • You can raise your sustainability queries with the experts in the room

  • A cross-over networking lunch is available for all to interact and seek additional support from the speakers and share thoughts with your peers.

* This is a Manufacturers Only Event. This event is for manufacturing leaders across the North of the UK and Wales who want to break through the boundaries of possibility with their sustainability strategy.

Seats MUST be booked in advance by completing the form below and committing to a minimum donation of £25 for the purchase of your place. This is a not-for-profit event, and all ticket donations are to be paid directly to our chosen charity partner for this event, SolarAid.

This event is for manufacturing leaders across the North of the UK and Wales who want to break through the boundaries of possibility with their sustainability strategy.

The session will run from 10:00am- 1:00pm, incl. lunch

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