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Enjoy dinner drinks and a chance to meet…
Sam Clarke is founder of Gnewt, the UK’s largest commercial all electric vehicle fleet, delivering zero-emission final mile logistics for retailers and third party logistics companies. Founded as an angel invested startup in 2008, and having enjoyed exponential growth ever since, growing from 5 to 100+ staff, Gnewt was part sold to DX in 2014 for £3.5m and was subsequently acquired in full by Menzies Distribution in 2017 for an undisclosed fee. Sam will be sharing all on building the largest fleet of all electric vehicles in the UK and scaling a business with sustainability at its heart.
This dinner is perfect for…
Startup founders, CEOs and management level working in startups or focused on sustainability and looking to build purpose into their business.
If you'd like to join but don't fall neatly within the above categories, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss whether this is the right dinner for you. Also feel free to check out our other dinners as another might match you perfectly!
The dinner conversation will be…
Sam is a life-long startup entrepreneur, electric vehicle evangelist, industry pioneer and electric vehicle commuter for over 15 years. Take this opportunity to hear from Sam on what is currently cutting edge in the transportation and sustainability sectors and to leave with ideas and inspiration for your own business. Sam will be talking about:
✓ Key lessons learnt from entrepreneurship journey.
✓ Scaling a business with sustainability and the environment at its heart.
✓ Creating a sustainable supply chain.
✓ Tech trends in the transportation and sustainability sectors.
✓ The story of Gnewt and building the largest fleet of all electric vehicles in the UK.
Who is Sam Clarke?
Sam Clarke is founder of Gnewt, the UK’s largest 100% commercial electric vehicle fleet, delivering zero-emission final mile logistics for retailers and third party logistics companies. Gnewt currently deliver between 7k to 20k parcels daily in the Central London and are expanding nationwide over the next few years. Sam has extensive experience with electric vehicle development and utilisation in the UK and has helped many companies develop their operational models.
*Proud to partner with Memery Crystal*
You get a private dining experience with a knowledgeable speaker, 2 course dinner with wine or 2 soft drinks plus highly curated and relevant crowd. This is a dinner, not a dropin event, so we ask that guests turn up on time and don’t leave until after the Q&A.
P.S. TableCrowd are offering complimentary cab rides home (£15) thanks to their partner, Gett, on first download of the app. Download the app in advance.
Sam Clarke is founder of Gnewt, the UK’s largest commercial all electric vehicle fleet, delivering zero-emission final mile logistics for retailers and third party logistics companies. Gnewt currently deliver between 7k to 20k parcels daily in the Central London and are expanding nationwide over the next few years. Sam has extensive experience with electric vehicle development and utilisation in the UK and has helped many companies develop their operational models.
Sam has built quality relationships with key clients, the wider industry and Governmental bodies, most notably the London Mayor’s Office at City Hall over a 15 year career in the sector. He has previously provided evidence to the Transport Select Committee on the future of urban freight.
Sam is a regular public speaker bestowing the virtues of all aspects of sustainable transport, is an advisory board member and independent consultant. He has a diverse knowledge of electric vehicle design, development and first-hand experience of implementation and operations in real world applications. In 2019, he was voted #46 in the greenfleet.net top 100 most influential people in Low Carbon Fleets.
Since launching in 2009 Gnewt have won multiple awards and accreditations for air quality, green fleets and best environmental practices to name a few and have grown from a team of 5 to 100+. They lay claim to having the largest 100% commercial electric fleet anywhere in the world.
One of the TableCrowd hosting team will be on hand to make sure you are welcomed through the door and introduced to the most relevant people to you.
The Ambassador for our Sustainability Community is Natasha Terinova, who is fiercely passionate about the sector.
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