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 Expert  728190

Expert in Industrial Resource Efficiency, (CDM, VER) Investment, Renewable Energy, European Solar Markets.


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Bucks
United Kingdom
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Summary of Expertise:

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Experts field of understanding includes Energy and Carbon Footprint Management, Resource efficiency consultancy (water, Energy and Waste) residential, Public sector, commercial and industrial. Climate Change Levy verification, Carbon credits and Carbon Reduction Commitment CRC; Energy technology products certification, third party accreditation and due diligence for major national programs, e.g. Enhanced Capital Allowance ECA scheme (UK), IAPMO (US).

He is the registered inventor of and International patent for a method for quantitative thermal geo-statistical system for emission projection. He has served as an independent adjudicator for Elsevier “Solar Energy” journal.

He sits on the Steering group set by the DCLG, which is advising the Government on the new building regulations 2010-2019 and the National calculation method (non domestic sector).

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energy efficiency

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energy-efficient space heating

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passive solar-energy system

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renewable energy source

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renewable resource

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solar thermal energy system


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Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution   Honors
2006   PhD   Solar Energy, Film Technology   Cranfield University  
1998   MSc.   Energy in the Built Environment   Cranfield University  
1984   BSc   Structural Engineering   BU University   1:2

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

2009 to

 

(Undisclosed Consulting Company)

 


 

Technical Director

 

He is responsible for managing the company's two offices in East and West of England, providing service and organisational delivery, strategic overview, business growth and staff developments across the company's offices in Saffron Walden and Litchfield. The consultancy was established in 1989 to bring expertise in resource efficiency analysis and management (Energy, Water and Waste).

2007 to 2009

 

NEF

 


 

Senior Consultant / Project Leader

 

Product solution development (Business-to Business); CSR, Due diligence service in renewables and energy efficiency for Supplementary Planning documentations (Energy Statements) and compliance with regulations. Role also involves contract and consultancy management, securing business development targets. List of recent clients include a major beverage/ Snacks Company, local authorities, Leisure Management Company and assessment of carbon footprint for a major water company.

2002 to 2007

 

Spelthorne Borough Council

 


 

Senior Officer & Section Leader

 

He was selected by the council to address the need for specialised resources in environmental assessment, environmental refurbishments and to achieve best value for money. As Carbon Manager & Utilities Procurement Officer his responsibilities included the procurement of utilities (Electricity, Gas and Water), energy strategy, carbon management and monitoring. He was also Project Leader for the Council partnership with the Carbon Trust program LACM-phase 3, which addressed the carbon management and climate change mitigation.

1999 to 2001

 

Cranfield University

 

School of Engineering

 

Research Officer / Team Leader

 

While at Cranfield University he was a Research officer/ Team leader in renewable energy assessment, where his work included implementing long and short-term energy management polices and environmental and building modelling e.g. using TAS, consultancy.

1998 to 1999

 

Rennington Consultants, Ltd

 


 

Senior Consultant

 

Worked as Senior Consultant in business development at Rennington Consultants, where his work included consultancy, technical and environmental solutions, managing overseas contracts, budget control, and customising IBS according to clients' requirements.

1992 to 1997

 

M.I.T. Company

 


 

Project Manager (Amman)

 

Role involved managing sales of environmental solutions; project management and supervising implementation of technology transfer from business to business.


Career Accomplishments:
Associations/Societies

Chartered Institute of Building Services Engineers (UK), Solar Data Collectors Group (International), Energy Institute (UK), Royal Jordanian Syndicate for Engineers (Jordan), Climate South East (UK)

Professional Appointments

National Due Diligent Auditor- Solar Thermal. Enhanced Capital Allowance Scheme (UK); International Auditor-Solar thermal Code, (IAPMO/ USA); Board Member- Eastex Organisation (UK); Member Solar Data Collectors Group (International); Energy Institute (UK); Royal Jordanian Syndicate for Engineers (Jordan); Climate South East (UK)

Awards/Recognition

Finalist, National Carbon Trust Innovation Award- 2005, Public Sector Category (UK)


Publications:
Publications and Patents Summary

He has severalpublished papers in peer international scientific journals and symposiums and is also registered in the Marquis' “Who's Who in Science and Technology” (2006-2007 editions). As for R+D he have a registered International patent for a method for quantitative thermal geo-statistical system for emission projection, and served as an independent adjudicator for Elsevier “Solar Energy” journal.


Government Experience:
Years   Agency   Role   Description
2002 to 2007   Spelthorne BC   Carbon Manager   Employed within local government in varying positions including Senior Officer-Section leader. In 2002 he was selected by the council to address the need for specialised resources in environmental assessment, environmental refurbishments and to achieve best value for money. As Carbon Manager & Utilities Procurement Officer his responsibilities included the procurement of utilities (Electricity, Gas and Water), energy strategy, carbon management and monitoring. He was also Project Leader for the Council partnership with the Carbon Trust program LACM-phase 3, which addressed the carbon management and climate change mitigation. - Regeneration of six public themed parks in the borough as part of an ODPM funded program. - Regeneration program for the council assets through Salix finance scheme, £465K; responsible for the delivery of Spelthorne Borough Council Environmental strategy 2004/07 and Climate Change strategy 2005/10, as well as the regeneration of six parks (through PPP Public/ Private Partnership funding agreements), and using funding from the ODPM. Also responsible for: Successful PPP projects (e.g. £2.34M from living spaces, BPsolar, regional Energy bodies). Developing a new Strategic Environmental Assessment tool (SEA), to benchmark environmental policies and projects; relevant to the national regulations of applying the Sustainability Appraisal/ LDF. Several PV projects, including leisure centre, two car parks and five pavilions, 68 PV mounted bus shelters; collective output exceeds 80KWp. Enabling a local network of 3 biomass plants (using green waste from households and parks) in order to generate heat and electricity to more than 600 units.

2008 to 2009   Department for Local Government and Communities   Steering Group consultancy member   Appraisal of the national calculation Method for energy performance in non-domestic sector in the UK, and updating the building regulation for non domestic sector 2010-2019
2008 to   Carbon Trust   Due Diligent Assessor   National Assessor for compliance to the Enhanced Capital Allowance Scheme, a tax incentive for Solar thermal products that comply to European Solar themal regulations.

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Working towards establishing a Designated National Authority (DNA) to a Middle Eastern country as part of a Clean Demonstration Mechanism (CDM) framework, Project includes the development of PDD for three refineries to minimise their carbon emissions.
  • Delivery of the Review Strategy for Energy Efficiency Advice in the UK, client is the Energy Efficiency Partnership for Homes (EEPH) on behalf of the Energy Saving Trust and The Energy Efficiency Partnership for Homes (95 Organisations-UK).
  • Resource efficiency consultancy (water, Energy and Waste) residential, Public sector, commercial and industrial. (East and West Of England)
  • UK program manager for an EU FP7 funded scheme, a pilot R+D/ CDM in Vietnam to utilise fish waste to produce Biodiesel.
  • European Commission Transport & Energy Directorate (DG TREN) EU project, involving coordination of the UK activities in 4 year programme with the objective of the development of high efficiency hospital buildings, i.e. UK partner is the Great Ormond St. Hospital NHS Trust
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Expert Witness:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
An accredited solar thermal due diligence auditor for major national programs, e.g. Enhanced Capital Allowance ECA scheme (UK), IAPMO (US) solar code
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International Experience:
Years   Country / Region   Summary
1990 to 1995   Middle East- Jordan   Project Manager: Role involved managing sales of environmental solutions; project management and supervising implementation of technology transfer from business to business.
1986 to 1989   Middle East   Structural Engineer in the Building Services Industry

Language Skills:
Foreign Language   Description
French   He can speak, read, and write in the language proficiently.
Arabic   He is Fluent

Market Research:
Carbon Credits, (CDM and VER) investment in the Middle East

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Additional Skills and Services:
Training/Seminars

An Executive Board Director of Eastex, www.Eastex.org.uk a CIC (community Interest Company, partly owned by Linden) that manages the waste exchange facility on behalf of six regions. A member of the Climate South East, as part of the UKCIP program. Sit on the Steering group set by the DCLG, which is advising the Government on the new building regulations 2010-2019 and the National calculation method (non domestic sector). Occasional speaker at the low carbon network events

Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

Knowledge of the European Funding agreement, in the energy efficiency and renewables sector. Carbon Credits (CDM and VER) investment in Annex II countries.

Other Skills and Services

Computer literate, thermal Computation Fluid Dynamics (CFD) modelling, DesignBuilder, MS Office packages, spreadsheets, databases etc. Languages: English, French, Arabic.


 

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