Hoare Lea, a consulting engineers firm with extensive and in-depth knowledge of both energy efficiency strategy development, design and specification and practical implementation.
Nick Cullen is a Partner at Hoare Lea, and head of Research and Development. Over his 30-year career, Nick has worked on a diverse range of projects across the globe. Nick was a member of the UK Building Regulations Advisory Committee (BRAC) for 10 years chairing working parties on a number of issues relating to electrical work in buildings and overseeing major research projects. He was a member of working parties on revisions to Parts L, F, and G of the Building regulation and provided active advice on energy, electrical and air quality regulations. He is the author of numerous papers delivered to both clients and conferences and has been responsible for a variety of industry guides and publications. An experienced manager and leader, Nick founded and incubated Hoare Lea Sustainability group. As part of his R&D role, Nick maintains links within the academic community and actively managed and participated in research projects.
Roger Macklin is an Associate Director at Hoare Lea and is part of the Hoare Lea Performance Group which specializes in optimizing the performance of buildings both in terms of energy and productivity. He joined Hoare Lea in January 2014 having previously been the engineering director at a renewable energy company. He has an MA in Mechanical Engineering and a PhD in Aerodynamics and has spent the last 10 years reviewing and assessing the performance of the buildings to ensure that they are working optimally for the use to which they are put. This involves extensive evaluation of the building management system, the integration of the different conditioning technologies and the review of the data acquisition and analysis arising from the control systems that are installed. As a result he has extensive experience in identifying areas in which energy can be saved.
John Lloyd joined the Hoare Lea Performance Group in March 2017. With a BEng in Mechanical Engineering and MSc in Computational Fluid Dynamics, John specialises in building energy use analysis and optimisation, low energy building design, and renewable energy generation. He spent 2 years heading up the Energy Services team at Amber Energy having previously worked at Hoare Lea having specialized in the areas of low energy building design since starting his career in 2002. John is also a registered Low Carbon Consultant, accredited Energy Assessor and ESOS Lead Assessor and has specialist knowledge of building physics, dynamic computational modelling and building simulation.
City Science, a software, data and analytics company with extensive energy modelling and software development experience.
Laurence Oakes-Ash is Chief Executive and Director of City Science with extensive project experience. Laurence has 18 years experience delivering highly technical, complex, multi-stakeholder projects across a range of industries. Through his previous experience as Project Manager, Finance Director and Audit Manager, Laurence has consistently demonstrated that he can work collaboratively with a wide range of stakeholders and report upon project progress against plans, milestones, deliverables and risks. Relevant projects led and delivered by Laurence include the Exeter Energy Independence 2025 Report, the Exeter Economic Strategy, the Energy Efficiency Intelligence Dashboard, and a Low Carbon Housing investment project. Laurence was formerly sector head covering Pan-European Automotive, Energy Infrastructure, Technology, Media and Telecoms for a global investment bank.
UCL Energy Institute – a leading specialist centre for energy analytics, recognised internationally for its research.
In particular, the consortium comprises the respected team of Professor Mumovic, the cofounder and longstanding board member of the CIBSE School Design Group. Benchmarking will also use techniques developed for CIBSE and based on the comprehensive MPS / SimStock datasets.
SE-2 - behavioural engagement consultants with extensive experience of encouraging the uptake of energy efficiency within schools
Liz Warren is a co-founder Director of SE-2 Ltd. Liz has developed a strong reputation based on her research, engagement and writing skills. Combining creativity with thoroughness, she brings a fresh view to the development and delivery of effective sustainability projects. Liz has been instrumental in formulating national schools carbon management policy, across energy, transport, procurement and waste. She was also the technical lead on the development of a European web-based, low carbon schools toolkit (ATLAS), and provided intensive support to UK local authorities as they used the tool to support a community schools retrofit programme.
Flourishing Ltd - will provide advice and guidance on opportunities for learning related to the data analytics, and will co-ordinate the production of a suite of learning materials linked to the National Curriculum.
Jo has worked as an Educationalist for the past 15 years, advising on and shaping education policy in several fields. She worked within the NHS for 8 years, tasked with refining the way doctors are taught and learn, and ensuring best practice in postgraduate medical education. During the same period, she designed and implemented a regional programme to introduce MFL to children in KS1. Jo has taught and advised within every Key Stage (1-5) as well as having Undergraduate and Postgraduate experience in teaching and learning. She is currently working collaboratively with psychologists, doctors and teachers to explore ways in which Resilience and Wellbeing education can be linked to and delivered within the National Curriculum in Science, PSHE and English.