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Wales Regional Energy Efficiency Conference 2019

Wales Regional Energy Efficiency Conference 2019

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Event Date 13-Feb-2019 9:00 am
Registration Start Date 17-Aug-2018
Capacity 100
Registered 0
Available place 100
Individual Price £75 (excl. VAT)
Location Marriott Hotel Cardiff

Venue Information - Marriott Hotel Cardiff

Experience the best of Wales' capital city with a visit to Cardiff Marriott Hotel. Boasting an unparalleled location in the heart of the city centre, our hotel places you just a short distance from noteworthy landmarks including Principality Stadium and Cardiff Castle; Motorpoint Arena is just down the street. Spacious hotel rooms and suites include flat-screen TVs, plush bedding, ergonomic workspaces and a coffee maker; many accommodations also offer wonderful views of the city. Stay fit during your Cardiff visit, thanks to our state-of-the-art leisure club, which boasts a gym, a heated indoor pool and complimentary classes. Sample locally sourced cuisine at Market Kitchen or drop by our vibrant sports bar. Those planning events in the city centre can make use of our nearly 6,000 square feet of flexible, well-appointed event space. And take the stress out of travel with amenities like secure on-site car parking and charging stations for electric vehicles. Plan your visit today at Cardiff Marriott Hotel.


Phil Dawson

E.ON Energy Solutions

Phil has 40 years’ experience in the energy efficiency industry. As a business development and account manager for E.ON’s Obligation Partnership team, he works closely with social housing providers and contractors delivering ECO funded Energy Efficiency projects in Wales, Shropshire, Staffordshire and Cheshire

Elinor Jenkins

City Energy

Compliance Manager City Energy Elinor was employed by City Energy after completing a Master's degree in Business Economics with Finance. Elinor has been with the company as it first started utilizing the Green Deal Finance Company and accessing ECO Funding. As Compliance Manager, Elinor ensures that City Energy adheres to the changing rules and regulations. She has recently become a Director for City Energy

Phil Vaughan


With almost 30 years’ experience in a variety of roles, Phil has held senior positions in energy-related projects relating to the Green Deal, Gas Safe Register and, most recently, in the implementation of recommendations outlined by the industry-led, government-commissioned Each Home Counts Review. Phil’s expertise spans both IT and operational delivery, and he has a particular interest in the use of technology to create more efficient, cost-effective and accessible solutions that will provide appropriate benefits to national organisations, small businesses and the consumers that rely on these services. Currently the Head of Programme Management for TrustMark, Phil has been responsible for leading the development of the technological infrastructure that has enabled TrustMark to expand its remit to deliver the quality mark required by the Each Home Counts review, as well as developing a range of additional benefits for the scheme. Phil is very pleased to play a part in the Welsh Energy Efficiency Conference. This is an opportunity to gain inspiration from those who strive to make a significant difference in what must become a national priority. With ambitious targets around carbon reduction, as well as the need to address the issue of fuel poverty, the government has signified a commitment to make the nation more energy efficient; events such as this conference allow us to learn from and support those spearheading this initiative.

Steven Edwards

Director of Regulation and Commercial, Wales & West Utilities

Steve has over 25 years’ experience in the gas industry after starting work in 1992 as a Finance Graduate. He held a series of financial and commercial roles in British Gas and its successors before joining Wales & West Utilities when we were set up in 2005. Steve worked closely with Ofgem in their regulatory review process which resulted in the RIIO form of regulation, and in developing the Fuel Poor Network Extension Scheme, through which we’ve connected more than 10,000 homes to the gas network. As our Director of Regulation & Commercial he leads our business planning process and plays a key role in our industry group the Energy Networks Association.

Bryan Glendinning

Chief Executive Officer MBA: Engenera Renewables Limited:

Bryan Glendinning – Chief Executive Officer MBA: Engenera Renewables Limited: Bryan, a civil engineer by profession has operated within the heating and insulation industry for the last 20 years and worked as National Installations Manager at EAGA Plc. There he successfully managed the annual delivery of the £350 million Government funded Warm Front scheme, where with his team they drove production to the highest possible delivery level of around 8000 heating and insulation measures per month; as well as improving the Customer Experience, Quality and Safety across all sectors of the industry. Bryan was a member of both the Group commercial board as well as being part of the scheme management board. Bryan’s role on the scheme board was to control the full life cycle of the delivery, from procurement, supply chain, installation, aftercare and maintenance. Bryan is an active figure in the energy efficiency and fuel poverty arena and has historically worked closely with DECC on a number of projects. He was also the Chairman of GAIN the National Network of Installers, guiding and assisting around 3000 installers nationally in the delivery of measures across many technologies. Bryan has also been influencial in the development of both a gas and PV installer network for Engenera’s existing and future delivery platform. As well as being the key player within Engenera for developing the funding platforms that now see Engenera with huge growth opportunities. In recent years Bryan has succesfully completed two major EPC operational contracts for solar PV, the first for Riverside Housing in Liverpool on a contract of 1000 houses and the second for Carillion Energy Services where they carried out a very challenging remedial contract over a National platform on 2500 houses. Bryan is a strong advocate of NEA and the great work they do in the fuel poverty arena and has himself been recognised for the work he does in the fuel poverty sector at the last two years National awards.

Owen Callender

Severn Wye Energy Agency

Owen leads the Sustainable Communities Wales programme at Severn Wye Energy Agency – an energy efficiency programme to enable communities to invest in the efficiency of their shared assets. Owen has over 12 years’ experience in the energy sector, managing numerous energy efficiency retrofit projects across Wales and the border counties; and supporting hundreds of businesses, communities and micro enterprises to become more energy efficient. Owen is an experienced non-domestic energy auditor and has considerable experience of supporting all sectors with renewable energy advice, particularly solar PV, taking many clients from the early stages of considering the technology through to installation.

Steve Gapik

Soltherm External Insulation Ltd

The UK has 7 million uninsulated solid wall properties, with occupiers not only more prone to living in fuel poverty but also experiencing cold, damp and draughty properties, many with children with respiratory illnesses as a direct result of their home environment. With over 10 years’ experience in senior leadership positions in energy efficiency and managing obligations in British Gas, I want to build on that experience in the energy efficiency industry outside of utilities. I’m delighted to be able to undertake a new role as Managing Director of Soltherm and follow my passion in tackling fuel poverty, and continue the critical role improving life, health and community outcomes and reducing carbon emissions. Soltherm is part of a large European insulation business, a great community focused organsiation, with fantastic new, quality and accessible products and backed by Berger paints one of the largest paints and render businesses in the world. The end of our first year has seen exciting levels of growth, tripling turnover, developing innovative routes to market, developing SMS procurement and launching fantastic technologies within the energy efficiency space, as well as new products to new markets. In 2019 we are going to build on this exciting first year, we will double our revenue, continue to improve market share, and continue to lead the industry in innovative, market leading etic technologies, backed by world class R&D and ensuring we provide the safest products in our industry.’

Stephen Chamberlain

Decarbonisation & Energy Division, Welsh Assembly


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