Ian joined the ADE as Director January 2020, having previously been Head of Biomass UK at RWE Supply and Trading. Ian is responsible for the development and implementation of the Association’s vision for our energy system and oversees the Association’s strategic relationships with members, government, regulators and wider stakeholders.
Ian has twenty years’ experience working with energy and, in particular distributed power generation plants. Between 2005-2007 he was the Senior Policy Analyst for the UK Combined Heat and Power Association, and worked with Government on implementing positive changes for the UK cogen industry on emissions trading, tax and power market rules at both European and national levels. In 2007, he was appointed Head of Strategy at npower Cogen and then in 2010 moved to work at npower Renewables, becoming a Director at RWE Innogy UK in 2012.
Ian has run a world beating renewably fuelled motorcycle road race team and at home he has a gas fired micro CHP unit and an electric car.