Exeter City Futures’ unique city-wide collaboration secures the expert support of Hogan Lovells.

Exeter City Futures’ Chief Executive is delighted to announce that Hogan Lovells, one of the ‘biggest and best’ law firms in the world, is assisting ECF by offering pro bono expertise to the board as they develop their plans for a sustainable city. 

Karime Hassan has introduced Amoetsoe Mkwena, an Associate at Hogan Lovells, to the ECF board. This includes representatives from Exeter City Council, Devon County Council, Exeter College, the RD&E NHS Trust and the University of Exeter. Amoetsoe has experience of working on a range of international energy and infrastructure projects, including renewable energy projects such as solar, biomass, geothermal and hydropower projects. 

Amoetsoe is also an Exeter Uni alumna and has retained a strong connection to the city as a member of Exeter University’s Council.

Karime Hassan, Chief Executive ECF told the board: “Having Hogan Lovells on board is of significant value for us, and testament to the draw and uniqueness of the ECF collaboration and your organisations’ patronage of it. I believe this has the potential not only to assist with our legal queries in the next stage of acceleration, but will add further credibility, awareness, of our work.”