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Richard Bennett

Richard Bennett

Commercial Innovation Director, Schneider Electric

As Commercial Innovation Director, Rich leads the commercial evolution of Schneider Electric Sustainability Business solutions, with particular focus on digitization, supply chain decarbonization, Private Equity and strategic partnerships to maximise the impact of our climate advisory and implementation capabilities. While Rich’s role is mainly focused on EMEA, he also leads from a sales and marketing perspective on Schneider Electric’s own flagship Zero Carbon Project, supporting 1000 suppliers with emissions benchmarking, target setting and goal achievement.

Rich has 10 years of experience in the energy sector. Prior to this, Rich worked at corporate level both in the UK and USA, supporting in-house PR and Marketing teams with their strategic communications measurement and planning. Prior to joining Schneider Electric in the UK in 2017, he held senior management positions in a leading UK energy procurement consultancy. Rich studied at University of Wales, Swansea, the city he now calls home.