Dr Alastair Martin is the Founder and Chief Strategy Officer of Flexitricity, a demand response aggregator.
Dr Alastair Martin founded the first demand side response (DSR) business in Great Britain in 2004. Alongside heading up Flexitricity, Alastair has worked on a range of energy policy developments and participates in several key regulatory working groups and committees with the Association of Decentralised Energy, National Grid and others. Alastair is a professional energy engineer with over 26 years of experience in the energy industry. Before founding Flexitricity, he worked on energy efficiency and renewable energy at Scottish Water. Prior to that, Alastair was a project engineer for Doosan Babcock, where he created a repowering strategy for a major nuclear client and developed novel technologies for improving coal-fired power station efficiency. Previously, he conducted research at Heriot-Watt University and the University of Edinburgh in process intensification and offshore engineering. Alastair was an honorary fellow at the University of Edinburgh and has been a chartered engineer and a member of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers since 2000