Rene Perkins, CA MSc BA(hon) has been awarded top 50 BAME founder under 50 and been invited to speak in companies including Amazon, Institute of Directors, Wavemaker Global and Red Bull. She is a serial entrepreneur dedicated to using technology for solving the most pressing problems of society and the environment and has been invited to No.10 Downing Street in recognition for her contribution to tech for good. She spent 18 years in consultancy and investment banking with Ernst & Young and HSBC. Since 2013, she has established two start-ups around sustainable transportation solutions in smart cities. She enjoys painting, traveling and is a keen foodie especially when it comes to seafood. Most importantly she is a mum of two young girls who keep her grounded!