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Avril Chester

Chief Technology Officer, Royal Institute of British Architects

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Rethinking Enterprise Agility – Prioritising Sustainability


Digital technologies' have surpassed the aerospace industry in terms of carbon emissions. While aviation's share of global CO2 emissions is estimated to be around 2.5%, and rising, nearly 4% of all CO2 emissions can now be attributed to global data transfer and the necessary infrastructure to support how businesses deliver value-


Avril explores delivering value in the sustainable enterprise and where should we start?


Avril is a triple award-winning technology entrepreneur, executive, speaker, author and cancer thriver. Featured in Computer Weekly's most influential women in UK IT 2021 & 2020 long list, Avril won Entrepreneur of the Year at the 2019 Women in IT Awards, is Founder & CEO of Cancer Central, Chief Technology Officer at Royal Institute of British Architects, one of the 3 Digital Amigos (podcast series), author of 'Be with me, it’s c' and ‘Taking That Leap of Faith’. She loves good food, big dreams and a giggle.

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Mik Kersten
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