Andrew Pakes has been appointed Chair of the National Energy Foundation following John Walker’s decision to step down earlier this year. Andrew is currently Head of Communications, Organising and External Affairs at the science and engineering trade union, Prospect.
John Walker was one of the founders of the charity and becomes its President, while Dame Mary Archer, who has been involved with the Foundation since it was established in 1988, moves from President to Patron.
Andrew said: “Energy efficiency is hugely important if the UK is to reduce energy use and meet its carbon targets. The National Energy Foundation has always been at the forefront of championing new innovation and practical solutions to improve energy use in buildings.’’