ACE appoints new Director
The Association for the Conservation of Energy will have a new executive director from this September. Dr Joanne Wade will replace founder/director Andrew Warren, who retires after 33 years.
A former director of energy and environmental consultancy Impetus Consulting, she was for nine years until 2004 the research director of the Association.
As well as acting as a freelance consultant, she lectures and supervises at Imperial College London, City University and the University of Surrey. Amongst recent clients have been the UK Energy Research Centre, the European Commission, Consumer Focus, Which? and the Department of Energy & Climate Change.
She is currently a steering group member of the Centre for Innovation & Energy Demand at the University of Sussex; an honorary senior research fellow at Imperial College; and a Fellow and member of the Energy Advisory panel of the Energy Institute.
She has been chair of the board of trustees of the eaga Charitable Trust, a Commissioner of the London Sustainable Development Commission; a trustee of the Global Action Plan; and an Associate lecturer at the Open University.
Joanne will act as the interim director up until May 2015. Andrew Warren will continue in a part-time advisory capacity, again up until that date.
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