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North East Regional Energy Efficiency Conference 2019

Event Properties

Event Date 08-Mar-2019 9:00 am
Capacity 100
Registered 0
Available place 100
Individual Price £75 (excl. VAT)
Location Hilton Newcastle Gateshead Hotel

Venue Information - Hilton Newcastle Gateshead Hotel

Overlooking the River Tyne, the Hilton Newcastle Gateshead hotel is 10 minutes` walk from the city center. Relax in the Executive Lounge or unwind in the gym or pool. Dine on international fare and sip cocktails in Windows on the Tyne Restaurant. Work out or swim in the Hilton Newcastle Gateshead hotel`s Health Club. Outside, walk across the stunning Millennium Bridge to numerous Newcastle attractions. Visit art galleries or Europe`s biggest shopping and leisure center, go to horseracing or to a top football match. All Hilton Newcastle Gateshead hotel rooms offer high-speed internet access. Executive Room and Suite guests enjoy Executive Lounge access. Twenty-minutes` drive from the airport and close to the business districts, the Hilton Newcastle Gateshead hotel has 10 meeting rooms for 2-80 and a function suite for 500, all with wireless internet access, a business center and an Executive Lounge.


Jane Thomas

E.ON Energy Solutions

Jane has over 10 years’ experience in the energy efficiency industry. As a business development and account manager for E.ON’s Obligation Partnership team, she works closely with social housing providers and contractors delivering ECO funded Energy Efficiency projects in the East Midlands and the North East of England.

Adrian Hicks


Over the last four years, Adrian has played an instrumental role in the development of Improveasy’s home improvement finance arm. As well as thriving as a multi-award winning ECO provider, Improveasy boasts a market-leading range of consumer finance options. From A-rated appliances to Zoning controls, Improveasy offer finance for any kind of home improvement via a simple online application platform. This can be offered directly by installers to consumers at the point of sale. , installers can offer to spread the cost over a period of up to 10 years. Moreover, they can provide a credit decision in a matter of minutes – right in front of the customer. Adrian’s infectious enthusiasm for sales, coupled with an enviable knowledge of products and manufacturer supply chains enables him to quickly gain an understanding of what makes a business tick and how to help that business turn enquiries in to sales. If you think that your business could benefit from being able to offer customers more ways to pay or would like to speak to someone about ECO funding for 2019 then please get in touch. Meanwhile, as a long standing supporter and sponsor of the Energy Efficiency Awards, we hope you enjoy the conference and we wish you the best of luck with the awards!!

Phil Mason


Phil joined TrustMark as the Head of Compliance. He has worked in compliance for over 25 years. Phil was attracted to TrustMark by the ‘once in a generation’ opportunity Each Home Counts has created to build greater consumer confidence and uptake of Energy Efficiency Measures, Retrofit, Repair, Maintenance and Installation in and around the home. During the early 1990’s he first entered the world of compliance by joining CORGI as a Technical Standards Inspector and finished his service as an Operations Manager. He worked for nearly 10 years in the UKs largest business process outsourcing and professional services company and was provided with opportunities to progress his interest in project work, delivering numerous ventures within the energy efficiency and safety arenas. He finally took on the opportunity of heading technical compliance and operations within a major contract for the Health and Safety Executive before joining TrustMark.

Bryan Glendinning


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.

Adrian Hull

Association of Technical Monitoring Agents

Biography for Energy Efficiency Awards Adrian Hull is Commercial Director at THS Inspection Services Ltd. THS Inspection Services Ltd provides compliance and technical monitoring audits, primarily to the domestic energy efficiency sector. is an experienced Director and Strategist in the domestic energy efficiency sector. Having previously held the role of Director of Warm Front, where he was responsible for the delivery of over £1bn of government funded measures to assis t those living in fuel ppoverty. Adrian has worked closely with the heating and insulation supply chain, utilities, Government and Regulators for over 17 years. Adrian also holds the position of Chairman of ATMA (The Association of Technical Monitoring Agents – The trade body established to represent the sector) Adrian has a BSC Hons. degree in Environmental Management, is ISO14001 trained and has Non-Executive Board Level Experience. In 2016 he completed his NEBOSH Level 3 National Certificate in Construction Health and Safety and he is currently completing the Level 5 Diploma in Retrofit Coordination and Risk Management.

Lesley Rudd

Sustainable Energy Association

As Chief Executive of the Sustainable Energy Association Lesley draws on 30 years in the energy industry. She has worked on a range of energy policy developments across the whole energy chain from upstream to downstream and in a number of countries. The range of roles she has held include Commercial Negotiator, Audit Manager, Head of Communication, Head of Stakeholder and Government Relations and Senior Consultant. Lesley’s current focus is on the development of policy to decarbonise heating by growing the market for energy efficiency and low carbon heat. Her commercial background together with her experience of working with governments and regulators to shape energy policy give Lesley an understanding and focus on developing practical policy solutions. Lesley is a fellow of the Energy Institute, a qualified accountant (CIMA) and has a degree in Business Studies.

Leanne Wilson


I have worked on climate change, renewable energy and wider sustainability issues for the past 15 years, including a number of international programmes such as the Netherlands Climate Assistance Programme and the Africa Biogas Initiative. I have previously coordinated the Tees Valley Climate Change Partnership that included Darlington Borough Council, Hartlepool Borough Council, Middlesbrough Council, Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council and Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council in addition to a range of other public sector stakeholders. I recently completed my PhD in Human Geography at Northumbria University. My research was based in Newcastle upon Tyne and focused on adapting to climate change within the context of social vulnerability. I am currently an Innovation and Technology Officer at Tees Valley Combined Authority and have coordinated the North East Yorkshire and Humber Local Energy hub since July 2018. This includes Humber LEP, Leeds City Region/West Yorkshire Combined Authority, North East LEP, Sheffield City Region, Tees Valley Combined Authority and York, North Yorkshire and East Riding LEP. It is one of five Local Energy Hubs across England that are funded by the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy to accelerate the delivery of low carbon energy projects by collaboration and sharing best practise. Each Local Enterprise Partnership in England has either developed an Energy Strategy, or is in the process of developing one and we are currently identifying common objectives within our energy strategies so that we can effectively work together. Energy efficiency and fuel poverty are vital components of our energy strategies and we actively welcome discussions about projects or project ideas that we could potentially support.

Jez Creasey


I have worked within the Builders Merchant industry with Grafton Merchanting since 2010 – the last four years spent at Plumbase as a National Business Manager, having primary responsibility for the National Developers; following a five year period of employment with Buildbase as a Key account manager. The bulk of my working life was spent at BT over a period of 27 years – joining from school ,undertaking numerous positions in planning, sales and project director roles.


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