Jeremy Leggett

Solar Energy Expert

Environment and sustainability expert Jeremy Leggett is the Founder and Chairman of Solarcentury, a renewable energy company, and a corporate after dinner speaker. One of the foremost experts on solar energy Jeremy Leggett has acted as a sustainability speaker and advisor to businesses and governments around the world.

Solarcentury, one of Europe’s fastest growing renewable energy companies, is but one of the feather’s in Leggett’s hat; he is also a founding director of the world’s first private equity investor for renewable energy, New Energies Invest AG, as well as Associate Fellow at Oxford University where he works as a sustainability speaker at their prestigious Environmental Change Institute.

Jeremy Leggett has acted as an environment and sustainability speaker for both the private and public sector, acting as the convenor of the UK Industry Taskforce on Peak Oil and Energy Security as well as contributing to a number of commercial and factual publications and media outlets, such as CNN Principle Voice.

Outside his work as an after dinner speaker Jeremy Leggett is also an active fundraiser for charity and is also the founder of SolarAid, one of Africa’s fastest-growing poverty-alleviation charities, set up with Solarcentury profits.

Prior to founding Solarcentury Jeremy Leggett worked as a geologist based at the prestigious Imperial College London where he participated in research projects focused on the history of oceans, exploration for oil and oil source rocks. Moving away from fossil fuels Leggett’s interest in renewable energy has grown significantly in the last decade and he is now considered a world leader in solar business and sustainability.

To book Jeremy Leggett as the sustainability speaker for your corporate event, function or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency by emailing agent@championsukplc.com or by calling a booking agent directly on 0207 1010 553.

When at corporate events, Jeremy is known to cover the following topics:

  • Renewable Energy
  • Sustainability
  • Climate Change
  • The Environment