Opening Address

Agenda for
5-9 September

Andy Bush
Managing Director, ILA
A welcome to delegates for the first in-person ELBC since Vienna in 2018. The opening address will reflect on how the lead battery value chain has continued to adapt to recent unprecedented times and the many opportunities that lie ahead as the world strives to meet ambitious targets for a sustainable future.


Andy Bush became Managing Director of ILA in 2011. Since then he has led the global restructuring of several lead industry organisations, including the creation of the Consortium for Battery Innovation, co-ordinating strategies to promote and protect the interests of the lead industry worldwide. He joined the ILA in 1997.