United Kingdom

eceee Ambassadors in the United Kingdom are:

Dr Nick Eyre is Programme Leader of the Lower Carbon Futures group in the Environmental Change Institute at the University of Oxford, and a Jackson Senior Research Fellow at Oriel College, Oxford. He is a Co-Director of the UK Energy Research Centre, leading its work on energy demand. Nick previously worked at the Energy Saving Trust as Director of Strategy and, on secondment, in Cabinet Office, where he was a co-author of the Government’s 2002 Review of Energy Policy. Nick has worked on energy, environment and climate issues for 25 years. He was a Board member of eceee from 2004 to 2007. He has published extensively and is a lead author on the Fifth Assessment Report of the IPCC.

Joanne Wade has worked in the sustainable energy sector for the past 25 years.  She has been actively involved in eceee since first presenting a paper at the 1995 Summer Study, including as a Summer Study panel leader in 1999; as a Board Member from 2001 - 2003; and as an Advisory Panel member from 2009 - 2011. Currently working as an independent consultant, Joanne has expertise in energy efficiency policy at the EU and UK national level; fuel poverty policy and practice at the UK national and local levels; and local authority and community-led sustainable energy action. Prior to working independently, she was a Director of Impetus Consulting and before this she was Research Director at the Association for the Conservation of Energy.

Pedro Guertler has been Head of Research at the Association for the Conservation of Energy since 2006, having joined the Association in 2003. Pedro holds an MSc in Environmental Technology (specialising in Business and the Environment) from Imperial College London, and a BSc in Environmental Policy with Economics from the London School of Economics. He is a member of the Energy Efficiency Partnership for Homes’ Fuel Poverty Strategy Group and advises the London Borough of Islington on building retrofit funding applications made to its Climate Change Fund. In 2009, he was a panel leader for eceee’s Summer Study. He is a guest lecturer for City University’s Energy, Environmental Technology and Economics MSc, and was appointed a Trustee of the eaga Charitable Trust in early 2009, assessing research funding applications made to the Trust.