Bjoern has worked in the energy industry for over 13 years, pursuing data-driven decision making for most of his career. He started developing Six Sigma Capability for a Big 6 supplier, before moving on to lead their Smart Metering Programme.
Now at Drax, Bjoern is responsible for Data and Data Science capability development in support of the company purpose of delivering a Lower Cost, Zero Carbon Energy Future. Bjoern’s current focus is customer journey prediction, supply chain optimisation and drivers for biomass quality.
Today data is king. As the UK approaches its Net Zero targets, reducing emissions in the utilities sector is key if we’re to achieve the ambitious targets set by the UK government. With a lot of discussion and headlines around net zero and how it can be achieved, does it go far enough? In this session, Bjoern looks at what businesses can do to reach further and become carbon negative by using data driven decision-making tools and machine learning to make net zero a reality.