James is a Low Carbon Partner at Gemserv (secretariat provider to the National Insulation Association) and has over 16 years of experience in energy efficiency policy and industry transformation toward a net zero economy. James works with National Insulation Association members including the newly formed National Homes Decarbonisation Working Group to develop impactful responses to the retrofit challenge and accelerate the decarbonisation of buildings. James is focussed on evidence based influence and his team regularly produce detailed market research, technical and economic analysis to support growth of professionally installed retrofit measures. James also supports the wider Gemserv team with delivery of retrofit funding projects such as the Greater London Authority’s Warmer Homes 3 programme.
In addition to his work with industry, James has successfully built an advisory business (acquired by Gemserv in January 2021) and previously worked as a civil servant for Ofwat, the Economic Regulator of the water industry. He studied Politics at Liverpool University and holds an MBA in Global Energy from Warwick Business School, the world’s first energy industry-focused MBA.