UK Sustainable Energy Advisory Board Appointed

December 16, 2003 [SolarAccess.com] A new team of experts to help the UK government meets its aims of combating climate change and delivering reliable, competitive and affordable energy was announced by UK government Ministers. The new Sustainable Energy Policy Advisory Board will help bring high level expert advice to bear on delivery of the Government’s Energy White Paper, which set a long-term commitment to four key goals embracing environment, competitiveness, security and affordability. The Board will be chaired by Sir John Collins, chairman of Dixons and former chairman of National Power and of Shell UK. Other members are: Dr Bernard Bulkin (Chief Scientist for BP plc, who retires at the end of 2003), Professor John Chesshire OBE (Honorary Professor, SPRU, Sussex University), Eileen Claussen (Founder and President of the Pew Center on Global Change and President of Strategies for Global Environment), Professor Paul Ekins (Head of the Environment Group at the Policy Studies Institute and Professor of Sustainable Development at the University of Westminster), Dr Dieter Helm (Fellow in Economics at New College Oxford), Professor Nicholas Jenkins (Professor at the Department of Electrical Engineering and Electronics, UMIST), Margaret Mogford (Group Advisor, Corporate Affairs at BG Group) and Justin Mundy (Senior Consultant to Deutsche Bank’s Global Markets Division).

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