Retrofit Growth Skills Summit - Yorkshire

An interactive summit bringing together Efficiency North contractors and leading training providers to shape future retrofit training.

Date and time:

Monday, July 8 · 9:30am - 3:30pm


Printworks Kitchen & Bar

Hunslet Road, Leeds, LS10 1JY

Let's Grow Together

EN:Able Communities CIO is pleased to announce we will be hosting the Retrofit Skills and Business Growth Summit – Yorkshire, funded by the Department of Energy Security and Net Zero (DESNZ), on Monday 8th July 2024 at 9:30am in the board room at Printworks, Leeds City College, Hunslet Road, Leeds, LS10 1JY.

Join us for an inspiring day uniting Efficiency North contractors and leading training providers in Yorkshire where we will explore the skills needs of the social housing contractor community, identify workforce challenges, and discuss opportunities to meet the demands of the growing retrofit pipeline.

The summit will feature insightful discussions and presentations from a range of expert speakers from West Yorkshire Combined Authority (WYCA), Department of Energy Security and Net Zero, University of Cambridge and the National Retrofit Hub, focusing on national policies that support retrofit skills, innovative learning pathways, and the current and future landscape of retrofit-related training in Yorkshire.

This event is a fantastic opportunity for you to engage with industry leaders and have a voice in how we can shape the future of retrofit training to support your business growth.

Spaces are limited so register early to secure your FREE place now by contacting 

Due to venue capacity, spaces are limited to 2 maximum per organisation.

Speakers include

Jan Wojtecki - co-author of the recent CLC Roadmap of Skills for Net Zero Competencies for Domestic Retrofit and Manager of Laing O’Rourke Centre for Construction and Technology

Cara Jenkinson - Cities Manager, Ashden and Co-Chair of the National Retrofit Hub Employment & Skills Workstream

Will Taylor - Senior Low Carbon Consultant, Gemserv, as Secretariat for the National Homes Decarbonisation Group

Michelle Burton - Head of Employment and Skills, West Yorkshire Combined Authority (WYCA)

Luke Moss - Skills & Employment Project Manager, Exeter College

Alex Miles - Director, Yorkshire Learning Providers

Nikki Davis - Principal & CEO, Leeds College Of Building

Richard Tyrie - Co-founder & CEO, Good People

PLUS DESNZ Retrofit Skills Strategy Team

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Written by Efficiency North