Dr Alistair Barnes CEng CSci

Innovation Lead – Zero Emission Vehicles @ Innovate UK

Alistair is passionate about sustainability, both in transport and more generally. He is responsible for Zero Emission Vehicles at Innovate UK, the UK’s national innovation agency.

Alistair’s role includes leadership of the Department for Transport’s £200 million ‘Zero Emission Road Freight’ programme which is tackling the decarbonisation of long-haul road freight. He also works closely with the Advanced Propulsion Centre in the delivery of the Automotive Transformation Fund, which is investing up to £1 billion to develop an electrified automotive supply chain in the UK.