Carl Bayliss, Vice President, Mobility & Home Energy at Centrica, has just been announced as the final speaker for the first NFDA EV Marketplace Seminar. Places are limited and will be allocated on a first come, first served basis: dealers are advised to register soon to avoid disappointment.

The NFDA EV Marketplace Seminar will take place on 3 December 2019 in Coventry. Keynote speakers will analyse challenges and opportunities for retailers in the EV sector. Carl Bayliss, Vice President, Mobility & Home Energy at Centrica, has just been announced as the final speaker for the event.

Carl Bayliss has spent the past 20 years working across global markets in the automotive industry, including spending more than a decade outside of the UK. He has experience from working in both new, emerging & mature global environments, delivering strategies and diverse projects that add value for luxury brands and premium products.

Carl Bayliss joined Centrica in May 2019, to play a role in transforming the energy giant to one which leads on the electrification of mobility and democratisation of renewable energy through home energy management.

To date, this has led to the company formally establishing strategic partnerships with global automotive OEMs, the deployment of home energy solutions pilots & the development of an integrated platform addressing the convergence of electric vehicles and energy in the home.

Additional Speakers

Graeme Cooper, Electric Vehicles Project Director at the National Grid. Graeme leads National Grid’s work on electric vehicles and decarbonisation of transport by leading and coordinating all the work relating to the UK regulated business of National Grid.

Oliver Larkin, Volkswagen Group UK Head of Group Corporate and Public Relations. Oliver’s key responsibility is to co-ordinate a UK Group-level stakeholder engagement strategy by maintaining relationships with brand PR, legal, Governmental Affairs, media, and industry representatives.

Stig Saeveland, CEO Hedin Automotive Norway. As chief executive officer (CEO) of Hedin Automotive Norway, Mr. Stig Saeveland is responsible the largest BMW dealer group in Scandinavia with more than 800 employees across 20 dealerships in Norway and Sweden. Stig has a profound understanding of the Norwegian automotive business, and deep insights into the effect of the electrification for dealerships.


Tuesday 3 December 2019, 10:00 to 13:00

Networking lunch provided


Avon Suite, Warwick Hilton, CV34 6RE


  • Dealer Member delegates £25 + VAT per person
  • Non-member dealer delegates £75 + VAT per person
  • All other delegates £225 + VAT per person
  • Stand plus two delegates £2,200 + VAT
  • Stand plus two delegates for EV focused NFDA associate members FREE

To book your place, please contact or click here