We are excited to introduce our panel of experts who will join us for the first Art of Possible session of 2023.
Secure your free ticket now and join our community of innovators & entrepreneurs, hear from leading Scottish business leaders using business as a force for good, and network with the wider ecosystem over drinks and nibbles.
Art of Possible
What can the tech industry learn from B corps?
14.30 | Thurs 9 Feb | Free
In-person at Everyman Cinema, Glasgow
Virtual tickets available
MEET THE PANEL:
Dr Faisal Ghani FRSA, CEO & Founder at SolarisKit
A chartered mechanical engineer who has been working in the solar energy field for over 15 years, Faisal founded SolarisKit in 2019 with the aim of providing affordable, clean heat via solar energy.
They developed the world’s first flat-packed, self-assembled solar thermal collector, capable of converting sunlight directly into heat in the form of hot water. Faisal was winner of Scotland’s Converge Impact Challenge in 2019, was awarded the RSE Enterprise Fellowship in 2020, and was named Scotland’s inventor of the year 2021. SolarisKit have been a certified B Corp since 2022.
Laura Service, Designer and co-founder of creative studio ilka
Laura is a co-founder of ilka, Scotland’s first branding and communications studio to certify as a B Corporation. ilka is driven by the belief that design has the ability to change the way we think and the way our world functions for the better, to positively impact humans and our environment.
Clients range from WEST Brewery to CBBC, Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games and Renfrewshire’s ambitious charitable trust OneRen. Alongside her creative work Laura set up the Glasgow chapter of Ladies, Wine and Design in 2016 and mentored the Glasgow Women’s Library designer in residence to support gender equality in the design industry.
Chaired by Nathalie Agnew, Managing Director, Muckle Media
Nathalie formed the award-winning PR agency Muckle Media in 2012, having studied BA Communication Arts at Edinburgh Napier University. Muckle Media was recently named Scotland’s top Large Consultancy by the PRCA.
Nathalie works across public, private and third sector organisations and specialises in working with brands to create impactful marketing programmes which meet business or organisational objectives, using creative approaches to ensure excellent ROI. Muckle Media is the first and only Scottish PR agency to achieve B Corp status and have been certified since January 2022. Nathalie is a Women’s Enterprise Scotland ambassador.
CULTURE | TECH | CONNECT
The lead delivery agency for Art of Possible is Glasgow City of Science & Innovation. It is an official primer series for Scotland’s national innovation event, CAN DO Innovation Summit.