Investing in Sustainable Aviation Fuel Masterclass

Join us on 25th April for this masterclass, which will bring together investors in the sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) market to share insight and learnings, with an open Q&A for attendees.

Event Details


16.00 - 17.00



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There are a number of barriers to securing investment for Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) projects and can include uncertainties around national policies and/or incentives, feedstock availability, differing technical production routes and price instability. The UK government is set to launch the second consultation of the SAF mandate but industry have indicated that additional mechanism will be required to commercialise SAF.

In this masterclass, we are joined by a selection of investors to help navigate the scale up and investment challenge and demystify, navigate and breakdown the investment journey.

The session will bring together investors active in the SAF market to share insight and learning into what they are looking for in companies, risks and challenges they see in the market, and offer an open Q&A for your questions to be answered.

Who should attend the session?

The session is designed to support innovators, producers, and wider stakeholders interested in scaling Sustainable Aviation Fuel.

What will you get from the session?

The session is designed to help innovators and stakeholders navigate the investment landscape of Sustainable Aviation Fuel. The session will offer global perspectives from investors active in the market to help you navigate raising capital.

By the end of the session you will have a strong understanding of how investors view the market, what the key challenges and risks prevent access to capital, how policy can influence investment decisions, and what is making the market tick.

Attendees have the ability to pre-submit questions for the session in the application form.


  • John M. May, Managing Director, Hamilton Clarke
  • Martin Forman, Director ISD New Energies & Natural Resources, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking
  • Pippa Gawley, Founding Partner, Zero Carbon Capital

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Innovate UK Business Connect is pivotal to the work currently undergoing to establish a Sustainable Aviation Fuel industry in the UK. As the industry seeks to reach the mandate of 10% SAF by 2030, investment into producers, feedstock, and technologies across the value chain will be critical to reaching this target.


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