Joanne Wade

Joanne Wade

Deputy director, The Association for Decentralised Energy

Joanne is Deputy Director at the Association for Decentralised Energy and was previously Chief Executive of the Association for the Conservation of Energy.  She has over 30 years’ experience in the sustainable energy sector, working previously as a freelance consultant, a Director of Impetus Consulting, Research Director at ACE, and at the Environmental Change Institute, University of Oxford. Her key areas of expertise are local energy systems and energy efficiency in buildings. 

Joanne is Chair of the Advisory Board for the Centre for Research on Energy Demand Solutions.  She also sits on Innovate UK’s Energy Revolution Advisory Group and the Advisory Board for the Energy Futures Lab at Imperial College London. Joanne is an Energy Institute Council Member and Chairs the Institute’s Energy Advisory Panel, and she is Vice President of the European Council for an Energy Efficient Economy. She received an OBE for services to energy efficiency in the 2018 New Year Honours List. 





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