Anthony Hatfield

Job Title: Senior energy manager

Company: Rolls-Royce

Anthony is the UK & European energy manager within group property at Rolls-Royce plc, with 15 years’ experience in the carbon management sector. Anthony works closely with his national and international stakeholders, setting annual utility budgets at site level and managing multi-million pound capital and revenue budgets to deliver energy consumption and cost benefits across… Read more.

Gary Shanahan

Job Title: Head of business energy tax and reporting

Company: BEIS

Gary Shanahan is currently head of business energy tax and reporting at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, having taken on responsibility for the Business Energy Taxation Review in January 2016, alongside his existing responsibilities on the Electricity Demand Reduction Pilot. Gary is a chemistry graduate, having studied at the University of Salford… Read more.

Nick Turton

Job Title: External affairs director

Company: Energy Institute

Nick Turton has spent twenty years in Westminster, Whitehall and more recently in consultancy advising government ministers and corporate leaders across the energy sector. He has dealt with issues as complex and contentious as global climate talks, new nuclear power and spiralling energy bills. He is now the Energy Institute’s external affairs director and is… Read more.

Maria Spyrou

Job Title: Energy efficiency manager

Company: Marks and Spencer

Maria has extensive experience in retail energy and energy efficiency. She is currently responsible for delivering energy efficiency capital projects to M&S stores and her remit includes demand-side response projects, as flexible energy consumption plays an increasing role in the group’s new environment goals under Plan A.

Jonathan Foster

Job Title: Energy manager

Company: Boots

Jonathan has been an energy manager at Boots for the past 2 years. He is an experienced chartered energy manager, who has worked across business functions in both estates and food retail for 17 years, and has a background firmly rooted in customer service and results delivery. Among other things, Jonathan leads on shaping Boots’… Read more.

Claire Whitely

Job Title: Senior manager of corporate responsibility

Company: Hilton

Since joining Hilton in 2011, Claire has created and been driving various initiatives under the environment pillar of travel with purpose, including the global environmental engagement campaign and the water stewardship working group with WWF. She is also responsible for supporting all managed EMEA hotels in sustainability reporting and compliance with environmental legislation as well… Read more.

Eric Brown

Job Title: Head of innovation

Company: Energy Systems Catapult

Eric joined Innovate UK in April 2014 as energy systems catapult programme manager. In this role, he supported strategy development and planning and, in addition, led projects aimed at building early capability and presence for the Energy Systems Catapult. In April 2015, when the Catapult was fully established, he became interim head of strategy and… Read more.

Wayne Bexton

Job Title: Head of energy projects

Company: Nottingham City Council

Wayne Bexton is head of energy projects at Nottingham City Council and has worked in public sector energy and sustainability fields for more than 15 years, having previously delivered sustainability advice in the private sector. Wayne has delivered numerous high profile, high-value environmental projects and programmes for the public sector across the East Midlands, receiving… Read more.

Dr Anna Menezes-Dowson

Job Title: Group head of energy

Company: Tesco

Anna is a chartered engineer and holds an engineering doctorate (EngD) focussed on bridging the gap between design and operational energy performance of non-domestic buildings. Anna is currently leading the energy management strategy for Tesco to cost-effectively reduce the retailer’s operational energy consumption and spend. She played a pivotal role in shaping Tesco’s newly- announced Science… Read more.

James Tiernan

Job Title: Group energy & environment manager

Company: Unite Students

James joined Unite Students in 2012 and leads the Energy & Environment team. He is responsible for strategy on utilities procurement, carbon reduction, energy and water efficiency, environmental management, reporting and disclosure.  Since joining Unite Students, James has overseen the development of a £21m LED lighting programme, an award winning behavioural change programme, and detailed energy… Read more.

Charles Sainsbury

Job Title: Energy manager

Company: Landsec

Charles has more than six years’ cross-sector experience in energy and environmental management, delivering energy and carbon reduction programmes across multi-site property portfolios. As the energy manager for Landsec’s London portfolio, Charles is responsible for the performance of 7.1 million sq.ft of assets with an energy spend of £15m that are home to a number… Read more.

Haydn Young

Job Title: Energy management specialist and head of

Company: The Energy Club

Haydn has worked in the energy industry for 11 years for organisations such as National Grid, Travis Perkins plc, Wickes, Boots, Samworth Foods and Debenhams. He leads GAIA, an energy efficiency advisory and training business serving blue chip clients and UK government and mentors in-house energy professionals and leads staff training programmes within client organisations…. Read more.

James Graham

Job Title: Head of asset optimisation

Company: SmartestEnergy

James joined SmartestEnergy in 2012 as a business development manager after more than a decade’s experience working in the energy sector and later became head of direct sales. In his current role he is responsible for delivery of sales through SmartestEnergy’s asset optimisation function. His role focuses on working with customers to deliver value from… Read more.

John Pooley

Job Title: ESOS lead assessor

Company: Energy Institute

John is a chartered engineer, a Certified management consultant, a fellow of the Energy Institute and an ESOS lead assessor. He also represents the Energy Institute on the BSI’s energy committee. He has many years’ experience in energy management and energy auditing both in the UK and overseas. John has written CPD articles and worked… Read more.

Robert Barker

Job Title: Distributed energy sector development manager

Company: Centrica Business Solutions

Robert is distributed energy sector development manager at Centrica Business Solutions having worked in Centrica’s British Gas Solar division since 2010. Originally a mechanical engineer, he spent 15 years in the aerospace industry as an engineer and in commercial roles, and 10 years in the ICT sector in business development and strategy roles. Robert is also a… Read more.

Sam Scuilli

Job Title: Regional director

Company: EnerNOC

As Regional Director of Europe, Sam has a primary focus on EnerNOC’s business development activities with commercial and industrial customers in the UK and Ireland. He has worked with customers across industries to develop and implement energy management strategies, including demand side response participation, energy procurement in competitive markets, and the use of energy intelligence… Read more.

John Leonard

Job Title: Innovation and optimisation manager

Company: Wessex Water

A civil engineer who currently spends his time trying to prove that water and electricity do mix! Having spent 9 years working for a process contractor delivering projects in the UK and Europe, John joined Wessex Water in 2008 with a remit to formulate and deliver a programme of energy and cost-savings to the business…. Read more.

Tom Byrne

Job Title: Energy manager

Company: Landsec

In December 2013, Tom joined the Land Securities energy team. Beginning in an analyst role, Tom worked to analyse and interpret data for the Land Securities portfolio. In 2015 Tom moved to the role of energy reporting analyst where he did the energy and carbon reporting. Tom eventually moved into the role of energy manager…. Read more.

Matthew Crowhurst

Job Title: Programme manager

Company: Wessex Water

Matt is an experienced programme manager with a demonstrated history of working in the utilities industry. His expertise is in energy, environmental compliance, sustainability, renewable energy, and water treatment.

James Brittain CEng MEI

James Brittain CEng MEI

Job Title: Lead energy management trainer

Company: Energy Institute

James is a chartered engineer and behaviour change specialist with more than 20 years’ experience in energy and sustainability management working for many organisations. He understands that biggest savings often come about through combining technical and people solutions supporting both operational and development teams. James is a member and lead trainer for the Energy Institute… Read more.

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