Caroline Wood
Business Development
at Powervault

Private company

United Kingdom

Expert in:

Society Technology Design Environment Energy Processes ICT

More about this expert:

I love finding creative and feasible ways to build a sustainable economy. I am passionate about creating businesses that enhance the quality of peoples lives, whilst protecting and conserving the environment. I believe the best solutions combine technical engineering, logic and analysis, with human qualities of community, emotion and design. Things I am good at: - Formulating new ideas and solutions - Connecting people and ideas - Critically assessing the viability of business solutions - Incorporating technical and systems thinking into business ideas - Articulating a vision and turning it into reality - Figuring out how to grow new businesses from scratch - Communicating visions for a better future in compelling and inspiring ways - Getting stakeholders to buy into a vision using a strong narrative to inspire more and more involvement. My experience: - Chemistry Msci degree (2009-2014) - Science Communication Sabbatical spent developing and teaching Green Chemistry workshops for young students (2012-2013) - Ran the UK's largest student conference on climate change (2012) - Founded a sustainable fashion business based on the principles of the circular economy and won the Mayor of London Low Carbon Award. (2014-2016) - Business development and communications work for a new domestic solar storage start-up company (2016-present)