Senior Decision Makers From The Following Industries:

  • Electricity Utilities
  • Vehicle Manufacturers
  • Regulatory Bodies
  • National Governments
  • The European Commission
  • Standardisation Bodies

With The Following Job Titles:

  • Managing Director
  • Vice President EV Strategy
  • Vice President of R&D
  • Vice President of EV Services
  • Director Network Development
  • Director R&D
  • Director of Strategy & Innovation
  • Director of EV Implementation
  • Director Network Development
  • Technical Director
  • Chief Research Officer
  • Head of Technical Services
  • Head of Asset Management
  • Head of Innovation
  • Head of Strategy
  • Head of Network Development
  • Head of DSM
  • Head of Energy Services
  • Head of Energy Efficiency
  • Head of E-Mobility
  • Program Director Electric Vehicles
  • Program Manager Electric Vehicles
  • Project Manager Electric Vehicles
  • Project Leader Electric Vehicles
  • Energy Projects Manager
  • Manager of Product Development
  • Technology Manager
  • Corporate Developer

Plus Senior Representatives From:

  • Battery Developers
  • Charging Station Developers
  • Communication Protocol Developers
  • Software Developers
  • Charging Infrastructure Suppliers
  • National Car Park Operators

John Lowes

Senior Specialist

One North East (UK)

John Lowes began his engineering career as an apprentice electrician in 1979 working in the domestic appliances sector of manufacturing. He subsequently spent time in the semiconductor industry with Fujitsu, which involved 6 months spent in Japan experiencing this new industry. In the 8 years at Fujitsu he progressed to Section Head within the Maintenance department. At the announcement of the closure of the plant, he joined Nissan Motor Manufacturing engineering department and for the last 12 years has been involved as an engineer and Senior engineer in the successful introduction of new models such as Primera, Almera, Micra, Note & Qashqai, as well as contributing to the continued and ongoing improvements within the fast moving & complex Bodyshop at NMUK.
In January 2010 he began a secondment from NMUK to One North East to aid delivery of the Plugged in Places project. One of the specific area’s he is concentrating on is the introduction of 50KW DC/AC Quick/Rapid Chargers, but continues to be involved in standard and domestic charging as well.

John Lowes

Starting from day release and evening classes for an ONC Electrical & Electronic Engineering and subsequently leading to a HNC in Electrical & Electronic Engineering, as well as a Certificate in Business Management via the Open University.

John is currently part of an IET Electric Vehicle Charging working group set up to contribute towards safe & effective guidance on electric vehicle infrastructure


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The First Electric Vehicle Event to Focus Specifically on the Charging Infrastructure

  • Met, learnt from and consulted with electric vehicle 
manufacturers regarding their forecasts for electric vehicle roll outs
and customer uptake
  • Heard how regulatory bodies are financially incentivising EV charging infrastructure growth throughout Europe
  • Influenced the future actions and role the EU will have towards 
supporting the private sector and growth of EV charging infrastructure 
making it commercially viable
  • Found out what developments are being made with fast charging 
and how battery developments will accelerate the growth of fast charging
  • Understood what developments are being made to make
 vehicle-to-grid a commercially viable solution for levelling out load 
  • Learnt what advancements are being made to produce a single 
standardisation for communication protocols and plug and socket
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levelling of electric vehicles
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investment, management and operation of EV charging infrastructure
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 vehicle users to determine which charging regimes customers are likely
to adopt