|PANEL 4: The Way Forward|
|CEO & Founder, Pavegen (United Kingdom)|
Laurence is the founder and CEO of Pavegen – an innovative clean-tech company that has pioneered a flooring technology, generating electricity from the kinetic energy of footfall. Having graduated with a 1st class honours in Industrial Design and Technology from Loughborough University, Laurence then went on to found the award-winning company, Pavegen Systems, in 2009. Laurence was the youngest CEO of a delegation of leading British companies, joining the Prime Minister, David Cameron, on a state visit to China. He was also invited as a delegate to the Prime Minister on a trade mission to Milan’s World Expo.