Paul Schurink

Consultant Auditor  Specialist (eg recycling, power, transport) Location: The Netherlands Years experience in sustainable event practice: 3 Website: www.zapconcepts.com Email: paul @ zapconcepts.com Details of Experience: Paul Schurink (The Netherlands) is an expert in the field of temporary energy supply, sustainability and innovations. Paul holds a degree Master of Business in Energy systems (MBE) of Delft University of Technology and worked 20 year in the Dutch generator rental company Bredenoord, were he held different positions such as Manager Rental, Manager International Projects and Manager New Business. He gained experience in several major events as being responsible for the power supply to the Olympic Games in Athens (2004) and Torino (2006) and as responsible a Project Manager for the supply of temporary power, water and temperature control equipment for UEFA EURO 2012 Poland/Ukraine. Paul runs his own company, ZAP Concepts B.V., which offers consultancy in energy and sustainability; specialized in energy assessment, measurement and logging as well as design of the optimal power supply for events. Paul has extensive knowledge of generators, power distribution, alternative power supply as fuel cell technique, hybrid generators, alternative fuels (GTL, bio fuels, bio gas), energy storage and general sustainability. In 2014, Paul, together with Laura van de Voort (Extrema), founded the organization Green Events Nederland. Green Events Nederland inspires festival organisers and through them festival go-ers. Festival go-ers are receptive for new ideas and impulses, so a festival is the right place to communicate a message or concept. By providing independent and competent advise, Green Events Nederland takes organisers on an inspiring journey to environmental awareness, sustainable and social responsible entrepreneurship. To increase sustainability...

Kristin Cushman

 Consultant  Trainer  In-house Sustainability Manager  Specialist (energy, waste)  Event Producer with sustainability expertise Location: Monterey, California United States Years experience in sustainable event practice: 4 Website: www.offsetproject.org Email: kristin @ offsetproject.org Details of experience: Kristin Cushman provides an on-the-ground approach to corporate social responsibility that is both realistic and sustainable. Kristin specializes in working with companies to structure sustainability policies then initiates grassroots ideas that extend this policy into the community. Qualifications/Degrees/Training: Currently being trained to host the Positive Impact workshop for the state of California. List of events and projects worked on: AT&T Pro Am, a part of the PGA tour Monterey Jazz Festival Big Sur Half Marathon Gold certification program for both Half and Full Marathons Castroville Artichoke Festival Pebble Beach Food and Wine Pebble Beach Company corporate events Concours d'Elegance Concorso Italiano Monterey County Fair Harvest: Farm to Table Course: Positive Impact Course Website:...