About

Advisory board

THERMOS has the support of an advisory board, comprised of a variety of stakeholders from the energy sector, as well as the heating and cooling sectors. The board contributes to THERMOS by providing feedback on the technical developments of the project and in disseminating the project outcomes to gain a broader outreach.

Interested in joining our board? Contact us.

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Michael King - District Energy Specialist

Michael King is a UK-based district energy specialist. With 24 years experience in the field he has worked with many municipalities and agencies to develop district energy projects. He authored guidance on project development that has been published in the UK and in the USA and Canada through the International District Energy Association. Michael was a founding director of Aberdeen Heat & Power, a not-for-profit established to deliver  district heat projects in the city, he is a board director of the Upper Lee Valley Heat Network (Enfield, London) and CORE Sustainable Heat Management (Cambridge). He is also chairman of Co-Heat, a start-up company developing software for the management of heat networks. Since 2012 he has worked closely with the Carbon Trust.

Rachel Jones - stakeholder engagement specialist

Rachel Jones is a specialist in stakeholder engagement and UK home energy policy. Rachel has worked with many municipalities and other organisation to develop and embed energy and energy efficiency into their strategic plans with a focus on home energy. Rachel has been working in the energy sector for 15 years and in addition to CEO of Act on Energy she is also a Director of the Association of Local Energy Officers which is a not-for-profit organisation supporting local government officers and housing professionals with a remit for reducing all aspects of the UK’s domestic-sector carbon footprint and tackling energy poverty.