Date:   October 6, 2017

Sam Salisbury is a director of Centrica Innovations, where he leads the Innovation Lab. Over the next five years, £100 million will be invested in start-ups, giving Centrica access to technology and entrepreneurial capability. The Labs will provide start-ups with business support and access to Centrica’s customers.

As part of the Innovation Lab, Sam leads the Centrica backed, Ignite fund, the UK’s first impact investment fund with a focus on energy. Ignite has provided £9m of investment to 14 enterprises. Before Ignite, Sam worked in corporate strategy at Centrica and as a management consultant. He graduated from the University of Oxford with a DPhil in Engineering Science.