Ian has 22 years of experience in sustainable energy and fuel poverty, spanning practical project delivery, research and policy analysis. Ian joined CSE in 2001 and is now a part of the Senior Leadership Team and leads CSE’s Household Energy Services, spanning energy advice and retrofit schemes. The Household Energy Services team has over fifty staff with an annual turnover that’s in excess of two and a half million pounds. As Director of Household Energy Services he oversees award winning advice projects including WHAM, Futureproof, TEA and advice line support for WPD and OVO customers.
Ian is a leading expert on low carbon retrofit, fuel poverty and energy justice, with particular focus on the distributional impacts of energy policy on energy expenditure. He plays a key role in CSE’s policy work and, was a member of BEIS’s Fuel Poverty Methodology Group when it existed. He has a detailed understanding of Government fuel poverty policy and underpinning statistics, and is able to interpret the potential impacts of policy from the perspective of Government, businesses and householders, including the strategic implications for the delivery of policies at a commercial level.
Ian has recently led the development of CSE’s PAS 2035 service provision. Following the successful completion of our Futureproof pilot, Ian has coordinated the necessary training of staff, review of internal systems and implementation of new software tools to support this work. CSE is now able to offer retrofit plans to fee paying householders and recently won the Bristol City Council tender for their Retrofit Assessment and Coordination work.